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.
Friday Night Dinner -- Cancelled
Friday, March 17, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Due to poor parking lot conditions from the recent winter storm, our St. Patrick's Day dinner has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Penny Party - Ladies Auxiliary
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -- 6:30 p.m.
Come out to have some fun and support the club at this annual event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and numbers will be called around 8:00 p.m. Please call Gerlinde Maitz at 215-673-4423 for reservations and for more information.
Friday Night Fish Fry
Friday, April 14, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Please join us for a Friday Night Fish Fry! Cost is $13 per person. Please call Lanie Kurz at 267-632-2482 for reservations or more information.
Danubia Beer Festival
Saturday, April 22, 2017 -- 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please join us again this year for Danubia Beer Festival! The event will be held at the club on Saturday, April 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cost will be $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and $10 for designated drivers. Tickets can be purchased at the club or by contacting a board member.
Please visit our Danubia Beer Festival page for more information.
Friday, April 28, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Please join us for Schnitzel Night! The meal includes schnitzel with a side, vegetable, soup, coffee, and dessert. German draft beer, German wine, and soda is included. Cost is $16 per person. Please call Lanie Kurz at 267-632-2482 for reservations or for more information.
Friday Night Dinner - Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Friday, May 5, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
We hope you will join us at the club for our Cinco de Mayo celebration. We will have a special Friday Night Dinner featuring delicious Mexican food. There will also be margaritas available for purchase. Cost is only $13. Please call Lanie Kurz at 267-632-2482 for reservations or for more information.
Friday, May 26, 2017 -- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Please join us for another Schnitzel Night! The meal includes schnitzel with a side, vegetable, soup, coffee, and dessert. German draft beer, German wine, and soda is included. Cost is $16 per person. Please call Lanie Kurz at 267-632-2482 for reservations or for more information.
Pilgrimage Mass and Lunch
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Our annual Pilgrimage Mass will be held on Sunday, June 4 at the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel (1663 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020). Please join us as we commemorate the 73nd anniversary of the expulsion and remember all those who have gone before us.
Please visit our Pilgrimage Mass page for more information about this special event.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Please save the date for our annual club picnic! This is always a fun event with great German food.
Tag der Donauschwaben
Sunday, August 27, 2017
This all-day German celebration features plenty of food, drink, soccer, folk dancing, and German music. All members and friends are invited to attend.
60th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Please save the date for a special evening event celebrating the 60th anniversary of our club!
We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter.
Fall 2016 / Winter 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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Are you interested in renting the hall at the club? If so, visit our Hall Rental / Catering page for more information.
We recently posted some photo albums from Trachtenfests over the years. Please visit our Photos page to see them.