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Chairman’s Welcome 2023
“Strong German Roots Grow Strong Towns”
The 2023 Jasper Strassenfest pays tribute to 45 years of celebrating Jasper’s German Heritage in downtown Jasper.
Jasper Strassenfest honors Jasper’s designation as the 2022 Strongest Town in the USA and the 20th year of ROJAC, Redevelop Old Jasper Action Coalition. ROJAC was instrumental in transforming the Patoka River Front into a celebration of Jasper’s Rich German History. Their forward thinking to preserve our past delivers Quality of Life with a history focus on our future.
The Jasper Strassenfest returns to 4th Street for another year. Enhancements include:
1. Main Stage move onto Thyen Clark Cultural Center Parking Lot.
2. Reconfiguring Booth Layout and adding 3 new Booths.
3. Half Pot Booths downtown and at Ruler Foods all weekend.
4. New Ride Company, Lark Ranch.
5. Rides open on Sunday before the parade.
6. Expanded Parade Route.
7. New German Bench Dance addition to Opening Ceremonies.
8. New nightly German Events on Glockenspiel stage.
9. Addition of 4 new hand-carvings on Glockenspiel.
Delight in the nightly Free, Live Entertainment starting with children performing traditional German songs and dances during Opening Ceremonies. Then the main stage comes alive with popular headliners. The Beer Garden Stage hosts continuous German music. And the Glockenspiel Stage features Family Friendly German Activities and Contests in addition to the live hourly Glockenspiel performances.
Devour your favorite meals at the local Non-for-Profit food booths. And compete in your favorite Strassenfest Events. Profits are returned to our community making Jasper and Dubois County a great place to Live, Work, and Play.
Many thanks to all of our sponsors! Your contributions provide 4 days of free entertainment and infrastructure for booths, activities, and events; making the Jasper Strassenfest a premier Indiana Festival.
On behalf of all the hardworking volunteers of the Jasper Strassenfest Committee:
Willkommen to the 45th Annual Jasper Strassenfest!
2023-2024 Jasper Strassenfest Chairman