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 1958, 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

Tag der Donauschwaben - Danube Swabian Festival

Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 11:00 a.m.

This all day German celebration features plenty of food, drink, soccer, folk dancing, and German music. All members and friends are invited to attend. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. The festival features:
  • Five soccer games from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Catholic Mass in German at 12:15 p.m. in the upstairs hall
  • German music featuring Don Bitterlich from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Folk dancing throughout the afternoon
  • German food and drinks
  • Children's games
Admission is $5 for adults and FREE for children under 12. Please contact Jen at 215-435-8778 or for more information. Come and enjoy a beautiful day of Gemütlichkeit!

Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Please join us this evening for a family friendly chili cook-off.

German-American Steuben Parade

Sunday, October 4, 2015

The 45th German-American Steuben Parade will take place on Sunday, October 4 in Rockledge - Fox Chase, PA!

Italian or Polish Night

Friday, October 9, 2015

Save the date for this event featuring ethnic foods from Italy or Poland.

Anniversary Dinner

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Please save the date for our anniversary dinner, which will feature Schnitzel!


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Save the date!

Children's Christmas Play

Sunday, December 6, 2015

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.