Maifest – 2016

Date(s) - 05/22/16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come join us for our annual German Celebration!  The event starts with a German-inspired worship service from 9-10 am.  After the service you can enjoy a Schnitzel Dinner, Brats & Kraut, German Beer, Music & Entertainment, Children’s Games, Silent Auction, Maibaum and Children’s Maibaum Raising, Maifest Markt (Antiques, European Imports, Plants, Crafts, etc.), great fellowship and more!

Entertainment for this year’s event will include: The Flemming Fold, Brass Barn Polka Band, Alpensterne, S.G. Edelweiss Schuplattlers, Bill Koncar and more!

The full schedule and list of events and attractions can be found on the 2016 Poster.  Feel free to print out the poster and post it around to invite others!

Silent Auction:
If you have any questions about the silent auction, or on how to donate, please contact Sue and Ruth at

Businesses, vendors and those wishing to donate:

– Vendors that would like to sell their items at the Maifest Markt can download the Reservation Form. The form also includes more information regarding the space available and the event.

– Businesses and individuals that are interested in donating items toward the silent auction, please send an email to the silent auction group, so we can contact you and work out the details.

– Anyone who has German, Austrian or Swiss items they wish to dispose of, we would be happy to include them in the silent auction baskets. Items must be in good condition and can be dropped off at St. Peter in a weather resistant package (garbage bag).  You may also call or email St. Peter to set up pickups.  Bavarian clothing also accepted.

Last Year’s Event:
View photos from last year’s event.

Entertainment Sponsors:

American Family Insurance – Anne Rothstein
B’s on The River
Chiropractic Specialists
Crow River Guitar and Sound
Delano Lanes
Dressel’s Service
Five Technology
German and American Heritage
Harbor Wine & Spirits
Hendricks Insurance
Johnson Funeral Home
Market Place Foods-Watertown
Mayer Lumber Company
Memorial Stone Sales
State Bank of Delano
Sutherland’s Nursery
Thrivent Financial-Chad Henke
Watertown & Spring Park Pharmacies
Watertown Fuel and Food


2016 Maifest Silent Auction Donors valued at over $200:

Sociable Cider Werks, Minneapolis Tour and Tasting for 10 (personal tour, private table and cider tastings for 10 people)
Dahlgreen Golf Course, Chaska Foursome of golf with carts
Julia Knight Inc. Five classic items from her 2016 Collection (dahlia bowl, turtle spreader knife, classic cheese serving set, hors d’oeuvres tray, florentine marble cheese tray)
Kottemann Orthodontics Orthodontic Treatment Certificate
Mayer Lutheran High School Stadium Chair and Sports Pass
MNWSC and Nautique MN A Day On Lake Minnetonka – With Wakesurfing Lessons: up to 4 hours for 4 people on Lake Minnetonka on a 2016 Nautique G23
Picabo Five $50 gift cards
Soltis Family Chiropractic, Waconia Chiropractic Package (consult, exam, x-rays, 5 adjustments, pillow and Bio Freeze)
Stampin’ Up! Assortment of scrapbooking and card making supplies
Stevie Ray’s Improv Company 4 Show tickets and a 2 month improv class
Youngstedt Companies 4 Oil changes, a car-care package, one year unlimited car wash package, and a Collision Center gift certificate
Walt Disney World 4 One-day Park Hopper passes (good at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom in Florida)
A friend of St. Peter Lutheran PlayStation 3


St Peter Lutheran Church

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