Maifest on the Hudson

Join World Yacht & the German American Steuben Parade for the official German celebration of spring.

Pier 81 will be transfomed into an outdoor beer garden on the water.

Event Highlights:

• German beer & food. Food options will include hearty options such as German Sausages, Classic and Chicken Bratwursts from Schaller and Weber and more.

• Entertainment from the fastest growing German American festival band, Alpine Squeeze and professional dance troupe Schlierachtler Stamm dancing around the Maipole.

• A traditional Maipole. The Maipole and the dance around it is a singular symbol of spring’s reawakening of fruitfulness.

• Crowning of Miss German America – guests will be able to participate by voting for their favorite from the three finalists.

• 1 hour optional cruise up the Hudson with views of George Washington Bridge, Riverside Park and Riverside Church.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Optional Cruise: 2:30-3:30PM

Pier 81 W 41st Street & the Hudson River

Rain or Shine- No Refunds

Maifest Beer Menu


Paulaner Hefe-weizen
The Paulaner brewery’s best-selling variety. Fizzy, mild and fruity with a delicate aroma of yeast.

Paulaner Premium Pils
Light, crisp taste and a traditional hoppy Pils finish.

Paulaner Salvator
The Original Paulaner – a strong & typically malty taste – the bottom-fermented Doppelbock-Bier unites the finest hops and dark barley malt.

Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold
Dry medium body with accents of nectarine and golden raisin.**

Maifest Food Menu:
Classic Bratwurst
Chicken Bratwurst
Hot Dog
Pommes Frites
Bavarian Pretzels