20th Annual
September 9, 2012

Caras Park - Downtown Missoula
2:00 - 6:00 pm

  • German food and beer
  • Music and dancing with the Bavarian Echoes
  • Ceramic German steins

Germanfest, a celebration of German culture and Missoula's Sister City relationship with Neckargemünd, Germany occurs every fall at the Caras Park Pavilion. This year is the 20th Anniversary of this sister city relationship. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Missoula Cultural Council.


This year Missoula celebrates the 20th Anniversary of its sister-city relationship with Neckargemünd, Germany. Missoula Mayor John Engen will again be the Master of Ceremonies, and will welcome the delegation of high school students and teachers from Neckargemünd that visit Missoula every other year.

As in past years, Bayern Brewing Co. will tap the first keg of Oktoberfest during the festivities, and music and dancing will be led by the Bavarian Echoes.