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



No Friday Night Dinner


Friday, May 22, 2015

There will be no Friday Night Dinner on Friday, May 22, 2015.


No Friday Night Dinner


Friday, May 29, 2015

There will be no Friday Night Dinner on Friday, May 29, 2015. Please join us again in June for our next dinner.


Cow Chip and Dip BINGO Fundraiser


Saturday, May 30, 2015 -- 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Please join us for this fundraiser at the club sponsored by Danubia Soccer Club. Admission is FREE! The event features cow chip BINGO. Each block can be obtained for a $20 donation. The grand prize is $1000.

There will also be food, a live band, and baskets for aution. Adult beverage wristbands are $10 for 4 hours. Child beverage wristbands are only $5. Please contact John Swanson at 215-828-3041 or jswanson524@comcast.net for more information. All are invited!


Friday Night Dinner


Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Menu includes Kassler Rippchen (a fully cooked and smoked bone-in pork loin) and sides. Also includes soup, coffee, and dessert. Cost is $12.

Please call Jen at 215-435-8778 or e-mail jenheron@comcast.net for reservations.


Pilgrimage Mass and Luncheon


Sunday, June 7, 2015 -- 11:00 a.m.

This year, our annual Pilgrimage Mass will be held at the National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel (1663 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020) on Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 a.m. Please join us as we commemorate the 71th anniversary of the expulsion and remember all those who have gone before us.

A Goulash Dinner will be held at the club after the Pilgrimage Mass. Please call Jen at 215-435-8778 or e-mail jenheron@comcast.net for reservations.


Club Clean-Up Days


Tuesday - Wednesday, June 9-10, 2015 -- 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please join us for clean-up days at the club on the evenings of June 9 and 10. Help is needed with light yard work, painting, and other maintenance around the grounds of the club. You are welcome to come at any time during the evening, even if you can only stay for a short time. Thank you in advance for your support!


Summer Concert Series


Friday, June 19, 2015 -- 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a concert in our Summer Concert Series featuring SoundWave Big Band. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


Summer Concert Series


Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a concert in our Summer Concert Series featuring the Cardinal Dougherty Alumni Band. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


German Day


Saturday, June 27, 2015 -- 12:00 p.m.

This year, German Day will be held on Saturday, June 27 at 12:00 p.m. at the Cannstatter Volksfest Verein in Philadelphia, PA.


Summer Concert Series and Ice Cream Night


Friday, July 10, 2015 -- 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a concert in our Summer Concert Series featuring No Irish Need Apply. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. A special ice cream night will be held this evening.


Club Picnic / Pig Roast


Sunday, July 19, 2015

Please join us for our club picnic and pig roast. This annual event is a favorite. There will be plenty of meats, salads, desserts, and beverages offered at the event.


Karl Schweda Memorial Soccer Tournament


Sunday, August 16, 2015 -- 12:00 p.m.

Please join us for our annual Danubia Men's Memorial Soccer Tournament, this year honoring Karl Schweda.

Come out and spend a pleasant afternoon watching soccer games! The kitchen and bar will be open.


Youth Soccer Tournament Honoring Nick Kramer


Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23, 2015

Please join us at the club for a youth soccer tournament in honor of Nick Kramer. Visit the soccer web site for more details.


Tag der Donauschwaben


Sunday, August 30, 2015

Save the date!


German Bake-Off


Saturday, September 12, 2015

Save the date!


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.


Founder's Luncheon


Sunday, October 18, 2015

Please save the date for our annual founder's luncheon!


Chili Cook-Off


Friday, November 6, 2015

Save the date!


Schlachtfest


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Save the date!


Children's Christmas Play


Sunday, December 6, 2015

Save the date!








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Photo Albums


We recently posted some photo albums from Trachtenfests over the years. Please visit our Photos page to see them.