The Danube Swabian Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity serves the local community as a center for German culture, sports, education, and social activities. Formed in 1957, primarily by ethnic German immigrants who came to the United States in the aftermath of World War II, the organization continues to honor and uphold its traditions by promoting the language, music, dance, dress, and customs of the Danube Swabian people.

Upcoming Events

Wine Tasting

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -- 7:00 p.m.

Deutsch Meets Deutsch

Join us for our 3rd annual wine tasting event! Victor Ykoruk of Majestic Wine and Spirits returns to lead us through an evening which includes a variety of wines with lite bite food pairings featuring selections from the Deutsch Family portfolio of wines.

Cost is only $35. This event is expected to sell-out. Please call 267-632-2482 or e-mail for tickets.

Wine Tasting Flyer

Oktoberfest Special Friday Night Dinner

Friday, October 27, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Please join us for this Oktoberfest Special Friday Night Dinner! Cost is only $18. The meal includes Oktoberfest bratwurst, knockwurst, and Bavarian bierwurst along with roast beef and roast pork. Sides include spaetzle, red cabbage, and sauerkraut. Draft beer, wine, and soda are included. Coffee and cake will be available for dessert. Reservations are required by October 21. Please call 267-632-2482 for reservations.

60th Anniversary Celebration

Our club's 60th anniversary celebration originally scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2017 has been postponed. Please stay tuned for an event schedule for next year.


Sunday, November 19, 2017 -- 1:00 p.m.

We hope you will join us for our annual Schlachtfest, a club favorite event!

This is the annual dinner featuring homemade meats, sausages, soups, appetizers, and desserts. No one goes home hungry! Cost is $20 for adults. Cost for children 12 and under is $10. Please call Hans at 267-770-6898 or Fred at 215-722-4253 for reservations and additional information. Chicken is available if ordered in advance.

If you are interested in helping to prepare the sausages on the days before the Schlachtfest, please call Fred at 215-722-4253.

Quarterly Newsletter

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter.

Summer 2017 Newsletter

60th Anniversary Celebration

We are planning a special evening event celebrating the 60th anniversary of our club on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Please save the date!

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Hall Rental

Are you interested in renting the hall at the club? If so, visit our Hall Rental / Catering page for more information.

Photo Albums

We recently posted some photo albums from Trachtenfests over the years. Please visit our Photos page to see them.