Category: News

German Days Guide 2018!

  Press Release Contact: Kate Herzog Phone: (701) 223-1958 FOR RELEASE July 5, 2018     Downtowners German Days Entertainment ReMix July 12-14 The 4th Annual Downtowners German Days, presented by Volkswagen of Bismarck, will feature new entertainment and an improved layout this year.   German Days is a celebration of all things German, including German and Germans from Russia… Read more →

Buy Tickets Online!

New to the 4th Annual Downtowners German Days presented by Volkswagen of Bismarck, online ticket outlet!  Buy your tickets online for friends, family, or as a special gift to you! Also new this year: VIP Event Passes, Full Event Passes, and Group Ticket Discounts! Click here to get tickets!  ——————————————>   Read more →

Entertainment ReMix 2018!!!

The 2018 Downtowners German Days presented by Volkswagen is getting an entertainment remix!!! In addition to our awesome German Days polka bands and entertainment, the last act each night will be block party style with rock, country and everything in between.  Join us for a wunderbar event!  Prost! We’ll also be switching Kinderfest (kid’s entertainment) to Saturday afternoon, and Steinhoisting… Read more →

2018 German Days July 12-14!

Join us July 12-14, 2018 for the 4th Annual Downtowners German Days event at the Historic Depot on Main Ave.  German entertainment, food, music, and more! Find vendor, event and sponsor info at   Read more →


The 3rd Annual Downtowners German Days presented by Volkswagen of Bismarck is in the books!  We want to thank all of our generous and hardworking partners, sponsors, vendors, entertainers and volunteers.  And all the folks that came Downtown to celebrate Bismarck’s German heritage, we appreciate your support as we continue to grow this event and hope you had a great… Read more →

2018 German Days Special Event!

Announced at the 2017 Downtowners German Days presented by Volkswagen of Bismarck– a battle of Bismarck’s two biggest heritage-nationalities!  The 2018 Downtowners German Days will have a featured Steinhoisting Competition between the local Sons of Norway Sverdrup 107 and the local Dakota Pioneers chapter of the Germans From Russia Heritage Society!  Who will win?  Lefse or Kraut?  Stay tuned to see how… Read more →

Steinhoisting 2017 Champion Crowned!

On a hot day, Dee Daniel of 96.5 The Fox hosted 15 competitors as they battled it out for Downtowners German Days Steinhoisting Champion– in the end one was left standing.  Ryan Faragher bested the competition with a winning time of 3:33.  Faragher is originally from Ontario Canada– but made the best decision of his life to marry into Bismarck… Read more →