Stroll through the food court and browse the many tasty selections of the Freudenfest. The great tastes are prepared for you by local restaurants like The Sherman & The Pearl St. Pub, as well as many local volunteer organizations.
Here you will find some of Freudenfest's favorites like our locally handmade sauerkraut balls, the reuben sandwich, freshly grilled ribeye steak sandwiches, Johnsonville Bratts, Roasted Almonds and more.
Along with the Freudenfest Favorites, you will find many items that come and go from year to year. Festers have been able to enjoy things like lobster sandwiches, roasted corn, gizzards throughout the years. Check the menus to see the delicous offerings that will be available this year!
If a more traditional dinner is what you are after, come to the back of the Fire House for your choice of freshly prepared meals! Just step on up to our "Walk through window", start creating your perfect dinner while our fabulous volunteers plate it for you.
Choose your main course (Chicken, Sausage N' Kraut, Roast Beef) ... You Potato (Mashed or German) ... Your Side (Green Beans, Slaw, Apple Sauce) ... A Dessert (locally made!) ... and finally a drink.
Sausage & Sauerkraut
Hoosier Fried Chicken
German Potato Salad
Locally Donated Variety
Lemonade, Soda, Water
Want an early start to the day? … Or maybe some help waking up?
Fuel up for the start of Saturday with a freshly cooked breakfast made by our loacal boy scout troop. The offering usually includes sausage, eggs, pancakes, fruit, pastries, juice, and more.
You can find breakfast being served in the Holy Family Cafeteria next to the Holy Family Church. Breakfast is served from 7:30 - 11am (sometimes starting earlier)
This breakfast is a free will offering.
Cool off during the festival with some home made ice cream made from some classic farm machinery. Pick a size, then start the debate on whether to top your homemade ice cream with your favorite toppings.
Homemade ice cream is available most of Satruday afternoon.
Enjoy a delicious Sprecher root beer straight from the tap. This is a truly old fashioned, handmade root beer brewed in Wisconsin. Quench your thirst with a glass on ice, or maybe even create a root beer float with some of that homemade ice cream!
You will find many draught beer options as you walk the festival. Pouring out of five different beer trucks, the normal offering ranges from 8 - 12 different German Style beers from nearly 30 taps!
Some of our expected German Styles (subject to change):
16 - 25
4.8% - 5.3%
Deep Copper to Dark Brown
A medium bodied beer that has a balance between malty sweetness and hoppy character
25 - 40
4.6% - 5.3%
Straw to Pale
A Light Crisp German style Lager that has a slight sweet malt flavor, followed by a nice bitterness from the hops
18 - 25
5.1% - 6.0%
Pale to Reddish Brown
Medium bodied, that is malt foward with its soft and elegant complexity finishing with a balanced hop bitterness
10 - 15
4.9% - 5.6%
Straw to Amber
A light bodied cloudy beer made of at least 50% wheat (Weizen). Strong in yeast (Hefe) bringing a fruity banana essence
Wanting a classic, crisp, ice cold American lager to quench your thirst? You can find a can of your favorite “Macro” beer being served all day on Saturday until 12 midnight.
Budweiser - Bud Light - PBR - Miller Lite - Mich Ultra
Purchase your beer tickets before going to get a beer
(tickets get you beer!)
One ticket = One can or One 16oz draft
(Larger vessels will need more tickets for fill up)
Tickets are only good for the day of purchase… meaning Friday tickets won’t get you beer on Saturday!
Find the Beer Ticket Booth in the white building down Pig Tail Alley (at the end of the FF Swag booths)