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June 7 & 8, 2025

Sacred Heart – St Joseph Parish
312 NE Freeman Ave
Topeka Kansas

Can we feature you or your company as a Germanfest 2025 Sponsor? 

Please check back for 2025 updates

-Do not communicate or send money to anyone who doesn’t speak to you through our business account - these are scammers! We do not have outside vendors.

-No pets allowed; guardian or lead animals are welcome
-No outside beverages
-No drink/food sales or activities until after the 4 pm Mass

Satellite Parking will be available in the
Santa Fe Park parking lot at NE River Rd & Lime St.
Free Shuttle Rides from the Satellite Parking
to Sacred Heart Church grounds - Seward Ave & Freeman Ave.
Saturday 3-4 & 5-11 pm
Sunday 10 am-5 pm

Printable documentation for you to share!
2024 Germanfest Flyers

-General Flyer
-Kitchen Menu
-Saturday & Sunday Menu
-Snack Bar Menu
-Germanfest Bier Garten Menu

-Lucky Drawing Flyer

-Chardon Polka Band

Germanfest Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 7, 2025

4 pm             Outdoor Holy Mass
5 pm             German Food Line, Bier Garten, & Snack Bar
                     Authentic, homemade German Sausage, Bratwurst, Krautstrudel,
                     Dumplings w/Green Beans & Ham, Noodles & Sage Balls, Sauerkraut,
                     German Coleslaw, German Potato Salad, Grebble, & other delicious desserts.
                     Bazaar: Silent Auction, Jewelry Booth, Basket Booth, Crafts Galore Booth,
                     T-Shirts, Souvenirs, Pull Tabs, & more!
5-9 pm          Children’s Inflatables, Bouncy House, &Mini-Train
5-8 pm          Silent Auction
7-11 pm        The Chardon Polka Band
11 pm            Bier Garten closed; Germanfest closes for Saturday night

Sunday, June 8, 2025

8 am              Indoor Mass at St. Joseph Church 
10 am            Indoor Mass at Sacred Heart Church
10 am            German Food Line, Bier Garten, & Snack Bar
10 am-3 pm   Games: Fish Pond, Duck Pond, Pop Toss, Toy Booth, Potty Toss, Lolly Pops,
                      Basketball Throw, Goblet Toss, Plinko, Cake Walk, Treasure Chest, Horse Race,
                      Children’s Inflatables, Bouncy House, &Mini-Train.
                      Bazaar: Jewelry Booth, Silent Auction, Crafts Galore Booth,
                      Basket Booth, T-shirts and Souvenirs, Ice Cream, Pull Tabs, & more!

***German Food*** Food Line in the Die KirchenKeller (church hall) offers delicious, homemade German fare, including Sauerbraten, Pork & Sauerkraut, German Sausage, Knockwurst, Krautstrudel, Noodles & Sage Balls, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut,
German Coleslaw, & Grebble. Also serving delicious Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Rolls, & delectable desserts!

10 am-1 pm            Silent Auction
10:30 am-1:30 pm  The Chardon Polka Band
11 am-2 pm            Bingo - great prizes!
2 pm                       Oral Auction - The Highlight of Germanfest
                               Bid on quality items donated by friends of Sacred Heart-St Joseph Parish

Event Drawings

$10,000. Cash Drawing - $10 donation per ticket

  • One $10,000 winner. Cash prize. Winner is responsible for applicable taxes/fees associated with winning.

$1,000.Cash Drawings - $1 donation per ticket

  • Three $1,000 winners. Cash prize. Winners are responsible for applicable taxes/fees associated with winning.


  • • Drawing tickets available at Germanfest, church bulletin stands, & Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Rectory

Check out this video ...and then start practicing your polka!

Sacred Heart - St. Joseph Catholic Parish

Sacred Heart Church (SH)
312 NE Freeman Ave
Topeka KS 66616

St. Joseph Church (StJ)
227 SW Van Buren St
Topeka KS 66603

Pastor: Fr. Tim Haberkorn

Weekend Mass

Saturday SH 4:00 pm
Sunday StJ  8:00 am
SH 10:00 am

(Sept-May 10:30 am; Jun-Aug 10 am)

Daily Mass Schedule

Monday No Mass
Tuesday SH  8:00 am
Wednesday StJ  6:30 am
Thursday SH  8:00 am
Friday StJ  6:30 am
1st Saturday Only StJ  7:30 am


Saturday SH 3:15-3:50 pm
Sunday StJ 7:15-7:50 am

Hall Rental

SH: Marilyn Riddle  620-757-0194
StJ:  StJ Rectory        785-232-2863

Sacred Heart Office Hours
T-W-Th-F: 8 am-Noon
Bulletin Deadline: 8 am Wednesday
SH Secretary: Therese Klein

St. Joseph Office Hours
M-W-F: 8 am-Noon
StJ Secretary: Teresa Thomas

Bookkeeper & Webmaster
Lisa Deghand

CCD Webpage:

Consider electronic offertory in making
your parish contribution to support our
parish via computer, phone, or text:

text 'Enroll' to 785-246-8408

Sacred Heart Church

312 NE Freeman Ave

Topeka KS 66616


St. Joseph Church

227 SW Van Buren St

Topeka KS 66603