Food & Drink


July 15th & 16th

Die Doppel Adler

Freudenfest will always be honored that Die Doppel Adler graced it's stage.

These legends rocked the Freudenfest from nearly the beginning, bringing alive classics like Sara, Alice, and the Hokey Pokey. Entertaining all day Saturday, Ken and Fritz provided a unique atmosphere to the festival that will be hard to replicate. When darkness fell, the dance floor was never empty, full of dancing fans waiting to crown the next princess that would lead the famous Schnitzelbank Song.

Die Fledermauschen Tanzgruppe

Enjoy this Tanzgruppe as a spectator, or a participant!


Sit back and enjoy as the dance group entertains you with their authentic german dances


Volunteer to learn one of the German dances as the group will bring you on the floor to dance!

Happy Valley Blue Grass Band

Starting out the musical night on Friday are the sounds of blue grass.

The Happy Valley Band pulls the first string of their instruments at 6:30pm and wont stop until 7:30pm!

Living History Reenactors

Venture over to the Church Yard and you will find yourself stepping back in time! Experience what camp life would have been like for soldiers from the American Revolution, Civil War, World War II and more!

March with these soldiers at 10:00am to the cemetery for a Memorial service for all men who graciously served their country.

Old Farm Machinery

Take a walk along the brick street to see all the old and interesting machinery.

Feel free to ask about the machines, the owners would love to talk about them!

The Machinery is on display starting Saturday morning.


Friday night Pros't not enough? ... They're now playing again on Saturday at the Brick Street Stage!

Starting at 8pm on friday night enjoy the versatility of Pros’t with songs from Germany as well as American classics.

Pros't will play again on Saturday night on the Brick Street Stage starting at 9pm.

Eureka German Band

Enjoy the sounds of the local eureka band as the play some of their favorite German songs!

The Eureka German Band begins playing at 6pm on Saturday evening.


Picture to Come!

As The Rheingold Band takes a break the entertainment doesn’t. Watch these Donaschwaben youth group dancers as they perform their German dance under the shelter.

Their performance begins at 2pm.

Alpine Express

This German band comes from Indianapolis, Indiana to entertain the Freudenfest crowd all day on Saturday.

Be prepared for some great German Music mixed with lots of fun!

Can you Yodel?...

Friday Night Fun Spot

Help us celebrate the "Big Four Oh" by dressing up in your favorite birthday suite!

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Promptly at 9:00pm ... or fairly close to 9:00pm ... on Friday night you can find some great entertainment as band takes a quick break!

Be ready for anything during the Fun Spot, for the Freudenfest has seen the likes of Elvis, a Beer Beauty Contest, and even a Freudenfest version of Margaritaville!

Five Lights

5 Lights will take the stage on Friday night at 8:00pm with their light up mic's and fantastic music. With the ability to play songs from almost any genre ... including country, rock, classic rock, and more ... these guys will not disappoint!

So grab a drink, grab a friend, and stroll out on the dance floor!

Rheingold Band

Starting at noon on Saturday the Rheingold band will grace Freudenfest with their wonderful German music. Performing since 1963, these guys will play under the shelter all day(minus all the other great events throughout the day!). And when the night begins to fall, the dance floor will be as lively as ever as they play some of the classics Die Doppel Adler brought to the Freudenfest as well as adding their own unique sounds to the night.

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