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German-American Day

The St. Louis German-American Community invites St. Louis to celebrate National German-American Day!

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Karneval is the Fifth Season

There are different words in German for the Carnival or “Mardi Gras” Season: Karneval, Fasching and Fastnacht. Although all three refer to the same pre-Lenten holiday season, they each reflect the regional customs and traditions in Germany. Missouri Germans have immigrated from all over Germany for the past 175 years. The Fifth Season in St. Louis is most commonly referred to as Karneval and will begin on the 11th of November !

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German American Day

In St. Louis, in 1983, a group of all St. Louis regional German-American Vereins, societies, groups, and such; established itself as the German-American Committee, to continue to preserve and perpetuate the German customs, traditions and language of this region. It currently consists of the Presidents or a designated representative of German-American organizations in our region, and celebrates German American Day on the first Saturday of October every year.

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