Karneval Gala & Fundraiser

Collected: $10,000.00
Goal: $25,000.00



February 22, 2020

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Stammtisch Open Haus

Everyone is welcome to join us for our monthly open house! Our 6th floor Skyline Lounge is open the 3rd Friday of each month. Come join us for drinks, food, and fun! Doors open at 7:30 PM. Bring a friend!

Kulturküche Cooking Classes 

Learn how to make traditional German inspired dishes at the DANK Haus. Our popular classes are held monthly in our commercial kitchen. You'll get hands-on experience, generous tastings, recipes and free drink when you sign up for classes.

Intro to Genealogy

MARCH 14, 2020

Register Here


Stop by every Wednesday night from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM for Kaffeeklatsch. We provide free coffee and a comfortable room to practice and polish your German Language skills. Es ist eine großartige Möglichkeit, Deutsch zu üben und neue Freunde zu finden.

Parent Café

Are you raising bilingual, trilingual or multilingual children? Do you want to meet with other parents that are facing the same challenges? Our monthly Parent Café is a wonderful opportunity to exchange ideas, resources and form new friends with other parents of multilingual children. Meetings are free and parents (and kids) are welcome.

Kaffee, Kuchen

& Kino

Every Saturday morning from September through June we offer seniors an opportunity to socialize and watch Heimat German movies from the 40's, 50's and 60's. The films start at 1:00 PM, but drop by early for coffee and cake and a conversation with German friends. Schedules are posted in the main office and the Brandenburg Room.start promptly at 1:00 PM

Maifest Chicago

Don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and celebrate Spring at the annual Maifest in Lincoln Square. Over 35,000 guests come out for this outdoor festival and enjoy brats, bier and dancing to some of the best German bands in Chicago. Interested in helping out? Over 500 volunteers are needed to serve the hungry guests! 


Our signature indoor Oktoberfest is held annually on the third Friday of Oktober in our historic Marunde Ballroom. Try your luck at the stein holding contest. You may go home with our coveted raffle prize, the now infamous"barrel of booze"! Bring friends and introduce them to a dose of German Gastfreundschaft!


Come to the Haus and enjoy local and international musicians and performers. Our concert series feature a wide array of styles and genres. Check in regularly for updated events, dates and times. Most are free and open to the public .



4740 N. Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.

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