Saturday, September 7 – 5.30 PM
Hofstra University Stadium
900 Fulton Ave, Hempstead, NY
Watch sports history in the making as the New York Cosmos, once the greatest soccer team in the world with players like “Kaiser” Franz Beckenbauer, Pelé and Steuben Parade Grand Marshal Werner Roth, go for their comeback in their first season with the NASL. Cheer for the Cosmos as they take on the Atlanta Silverbacks and enjoy a special pre-game presentation. Tickets include VIP Club Seats, plus Food, Beer and Wine.
Tickets: $95 at Cosmotoberfest.eventbrite.com
GESINE HEINRICH: LIEDER & CHANSONS
Wednesday, September 11 – 6 PM
German Consulate General, 871 UN Plaza, NYC
In 2013, Germany and France celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Élysée treaty, an event that will be on display during the Steuben Parade, too. Tonight, join the multi-talented singer/songwriter Gesine Heinrich for a program of German Lieder and French Chansons celebrating the ongoing Franco-German partnership. The program includes original material as well as new interpretations of classic songs in both languages.
Free; RSVP at Heinrich.eventbrite.com
LIFE OF ROEBLING
Friday, September 13 – 7 PM
Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl Street, NYC
Erick-Kurz-Memorial-Lecture, sponsored by the Steuben Society of America.
Among German-Americans, John August Roebling is a larger-than-life figure - probably because the immigrant engineer from Mühlhausen in the state of Thuringia left the world an equally monumental memorial: the Brooklyn Bridge. Learn the amazing story of John Roebling’s visionary design, the arduous construction completed by his son Washington and his steadfast wife, Emily, from a true insider: Kristian Roebling, the great-great-great grandson of John Roebling, is a long time Brooklyn resident and New York historian. He knows the bridge and its secrets like no one else. Held at the historic Fraunces Tavern, this event includes a three-course Dinner, Beer and Wine.
Tickets: $95 at LifeOfRoebling.eventbrite.com
Saturday, September 14 – 12.30 PM
Meet at Lederhosen, NYC
Raise your Steins and enjoy some fresh German brews. The expert imbibers of the Young German-American Club (YGAC) take you to their favorite watering holes, including the newly opened Reichenbach Hall, Tavern 29 with its rooftop beer garden, and midtown mainstay, the Hofbräu Bierhaus. Enjoy the ride in a double-decker bus and don’t forget to eat: A savory brat and your first half-liter is included.
Tickets: sold out
HERBERT GRÖNEMEYER: I WALK
Monday, September 16 – 8 PM
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place, NYC
After testing the waters back in December, Herbert Grönemeyer is back with a full US tour. After selling more than 18 million albums, Germany´s most successful pop star is taking a risk, leaving his native tongue for English, changing not only the words, but also the story and character of many songs. Judging by the phenomenal album “I Walk” , it paid off. Don't miss Herbert Grönemeyer - and don’t worry: He will throw in a few German classics.
Tickets: $62.50 at www.LiveNation.com
STEUBEN PARADE WELCOME
Friday, September 20 – 11.30 AM
Foley Square, at Federal Plaza, NYC
The Steuben Parade Committee welcomes some 20 groups from Germany to march in this year’s Parade. Join us and get up close to see their beautiful costumes and uniforms and to hear the marching bands warm up for their performance on Fifth Avenue the next day.
STEUBEN PARADE GALA
Friday, September 20 – 7 PM
New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC
Steuben weekend begins with this elegant black-tie affair, that has become an Annual highlight for the German-American high-society. The program includes the presentation of Grand Marshals, a cocktail hour and four-course dinner, music by “Die Schwarzwälder” and a special performance of the Schäfflertanz.
Early-Bird Special until August 15 GermanParadeNYC.org/store
STEUBEN PARADE MASS
Saturday, September 21 – 9 AM
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Fifth Avenue at 50th Street, NYC
THE 56TH GERMAN-AMERICAN STEUBEN PARADE
Saturday, Sept. 21 – 12 Noon
Fifth Avenue, 68th Street to 86th Street
Grand Stand at 79th Street
The main event… join us on Fifth Avenue and cheer for our marchers from all over the United States, Canada and Germany. Enjoy the colorful music and dance groups, the groups in Karneval costumes and historic Tracht. Celebrate our Grand Marshals, see the many magnificent floats celebrating over three centuries of German-American friendship. Enjoy the best view of the Parade from our Grand Stand.
Grand Stand Tickets: $15 at SteubenGrandStand.eventbrite.com
OKTOBERFEST IN CENTRAL PARK
Saturday, September 21 – 1.30 PM
Rumsey Playfield; enter Central Park at E 72nd St
Welcome to New York City´s greatest Oktoberfest, exclusively serving German brews. Enjoy a pitcher or two and great entertainment featuring “Die Schlauberger”, “Spitze!” and many other bands.
Tickets: $20 at SteubenOktoberfest.eventbrite.com
STEUBEN PARADE AFTER-PARTY
Sunday, September 22 – 11 AM
Plattduetsche Volksfest Vereen, Franklin Square, NY
Deutscher Club of Clark, Clark, NJ
Germania Park, Dover, NJ
WINE DUEL: CALIFORNIA vs. GERMANY
Saturday, September 28 – 5-7 PM
California Wine Merchants, 15 Bridge Street, NYC
German culinary culture is not all about beer. There are also great vineyards along the rivers Rhine and Moselle, throughout Franconia and other parts of the country. Learn more about some of the best German wines, as imported and curated by Niche Imports. Taste a selection of wines and find out how they compare to Californian wines.
Tickets: $25 at WineDuel.eventbrite.com