The German-American Fest, also referred to as the German Day Festival, is a three-day street festival happening Sept. 7, 8 and 9 in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. The annual celebration of German culture will include the Von Steuben German Day Parade on Saturday at 2 p.m. at 4000 N. Lincoln Ave. (Irving Park & Lincoln Ave.). Opening ceremonies — which features an official beer-tapping ceremony –takes place Friday at 6 p.m.
Dates: September 7, 8 and 9, 2012
Address: N. Western Ave & N. Lincoln Ave. (~4700 N. Lincoln Ave.)
CTA El: Take the brown line to Western
CTA Bus: Take either the #11 (Lincoln), #49 (Western) or #81 (Lawrence) buses.