The German-American Societies of San Diego is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Corporation Law of California for charitable purposes. Specifically, the purpose of the club shall include preservation of German heritage through educational, cultural and service activities ultimately furthering the understanding of German-American contributions to the growth of American history.
With members from all areas around San Diego County and beyond, we offer a home with Germanic atmosphere 'Gemütlichkeit' to our many members, friends and the community. Our club house and our events like dinner dances, an Anniversary Ball, a New Year’s Gala, Choir Concerts, and Karneval Events are open to the public. You might know our famous “El Cajon Oktoberfest” and our annual Maifest or Sommerfest. But we have so many more activities for you to enjoy, like Damenkreis (ladies’ circle), Karneval (German Mardi Gras), Germania Choir, our Skat (German card game) afternoons, KinderTanzGruppe (children’s dance group), German Theater Group, Schützen (Shooting Gallery), the ZickeZackeFussballClub, German Language Study Groups (Mondays & Tuesdays). Come and enjoy German culture and tradition with us! We welcome everyone. Herzlich Willkommen!