Celebrate German American Friendship

Germany Week is a 10-day celebration of German American friendship. Our countries are united through deep historical ties, shared values, and bold visions for the future. Inspired by the Christkindlmarket Chicago and enriched with business and cultural displays, the event highlights the unique importance of transatlantic relations. Visitors will experience film, dance and music entertainment as well as authentic German products and culinary delights. The family-friendly event will offer interactive exhibits, a beer garden and wine tent, and space for cultural, corporate and networking events.

Date and Venue

Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5, 2019 – Detailed event schedule to follow.

Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602

How to get involved: Are you looking to contribute to this event? We welcome German businesses, cultural institutions, artists, and representatives of German states and regions to get involved. For details, please contact us.

Sponsorship opportunities will be available by January 30.


Germany Week is part of the Wunderbar Together campaign celebrating the Year of German-American Friendship in the USA. The event is a co-production of GACC Midwest, the Goethe-Institut and the German Consulate Chicago, as well as Deutschlandjahr USA.  Deutschlandjahr USA is funded by the Federal Foreign Office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).


Corinna Jess

Director, Consulting Services & Trade Missions


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