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Historic Zoar Village Maifest

/ May 11, 2024

The event

Historic Zoar Village is celebrating its annual Maifest German festival on Friday, May 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.     

Visitors can celebrate the coming of spring with traditional German brats, roasted chicken, Cleveland Kraut sauerkraut and craft beers provided by local breweries.   

Guests will be able to buy, sell and receive free appraisals for authentic German beer steins at the Stein Center’s German beer stein booth. Additionally, there will be live German music throughout the event.  

Guests can also attend the sixth annual All-Marques German Car Show on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring a variety of antique and modern German-made vehicles. Car owners can register the day of Maifest or can pre-register by calling 330-874-3011. Registration for the car show is $10.     

Other activities include Plein Air painting, a traditional sauerkraut-making demonstration, special tours of the new “Best of Zoar” and “Scene Around Zoar” exhibits, games and make-and-take art projects for kids, and Maypole.  

Maifest is free to all visitors. Visit or call 330-874-3011 for more information.