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

Schnitzel Night

Friday, September 30, 2016 -- 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Please join us for this special Schnitzel Night! The meal includes schnitzel with sides, soup, coffee, and dessert. Draft beer, wine, and soda is included. Cost is $16 per person. Please call 215-969-9356 for reservations or for more information.

Wine Tasting

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -- 7:00 p.m.

We will be having a Wine Tasting event at the club on the evening of Saturday, October 8. Victor Ykoruk of Majestic Wine and Spirits will host the event which will include a variety of wines with lite bite food pairings featuring selections from the Deutsch Family portfolio of wines. Cost will be $30, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Please view our Wine Tasting Flyer for more information.

German-American Steuben Parade

Sunday, October 9, 2016 -- 12:00 p.m.

The 46th German-American Steuben Parade will take place on Sunday, October 9 in Rockledge - Fox Chase, PA!

If you would like to march with the club in the parade, please contact Fred at 215-722-4253.

Chili Tasting Cook-Off

Friday, October 21, 2016 -- 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Please join us for a family-friendly chili cook-off! Tasting and judging will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Live music will entertain throughout the evening. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Price includes admission and chili tasting. Beverages will be sold separately. There will be plenty of fun and prizes to be won.

If interested in submitting your favorite chili for the cook-off, please contact Fred at 215-722-4253. To make reservations to attend the event, please call 215-969-9356.

Anniversary Dinner

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Please join us for a Schnitzel Dinner to celebrate the club's 59th anniversary. Please call 215-969-9356 for reservations and additional information.


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Please save the date for our annual Schlachtfest.

Children's Christmas Show

Sunday, December 11, 2016

The children and youth group will put us in the Christmas spirit with holiday plays, songs, and poems.

Quarterly Newsletter

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter.

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Donauschwaben Museum

Videos from George Brenner's trip to the Donau Deutsch Landmannschaft Museum in Frankental / Pfalz, Germany are now available on our Donauschwaben Museum page.

Danubia-L Mailing List

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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.