Teutonia Outdoor Oktoberfest

The Alpen Schuhplattlers are dancing at the Teutonia Männerchor’s outdoor Oktoberfest on Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.  Performance time is approximately 8 pm.  This event is open to the public!  Join us in the Fest Tent for “Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit!” and the best German folk dancing in town!


Alpen Schuhplattlers @ Erie German Heritage Festival

If you’re looking for a fun Labor Day weekend event,  come to the Erie German Heritage Festival!  It features German music, German food, German beer, kids activities, vendors, and local wineries.   Best of all, the Alpen Schuhplattlers will be dancing in the Fest Tent!   Our performance times are:

  • Saturday, September 1st @  1:30 pm & 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 2nd @ 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm

The Erie German Heritage Festival is held at

St. Nick’s Grove
5131 Old French Rd
Erie, PA 16509

Visit www.dank-erie.org/german-heritage-fest for a complete schedule of events.  

Four more days to Sommerfest!

Are you ready for German food, German music, German beer, and German dancing?  The Alpen Schuhplattlers are performing at the Teutonia Männerchor’s SommerfestWe’re dancing in the Fest Tent at 8:00 pm on Friday, July 21st and Saturday, July 22nd.   

Enjoy the music of Autobahn and The Barons, get a plate of delicious roast boar and potato salad, grab a beer, and join us at the Teutonia’s newest summer festival!


Sommerfest is coming!

The Alpen Schuhplattlers will be dancing on July 20th and 21st for Sommerfest at the Teutonia Männerchor. This event is open to the public!  We’ll be performing in the Fest Tent on Friday and Saturday evening.

Dance to the music of German bands. Drink German beer. Sample potato pancakes, wurst, and other German foods — including roast boar!   Enjoy the classic Bavarian folk dances of the Alpen Schuhplattlers.  And join us in the traditional toast, “Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit!” as we salute the summer season!

Schuhplattlers Celebrate 54th Anniversary

Our 54.Stiftungsfest is on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Pittsburgh’s historic Teutonia Männerchor.  Join us for an evening of dance performances as we celebrate the 54th anniversary of our founding with musicalguests Mädel Jäger.

Tickets are just $12 adults/$6 kids 12 and under.  Our famous gift and 50/50 raffles will be back!

Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:00 PM – Midnight
Teutonia Männerchor
857 Phineas Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Interested?  Contact Marina at 412-491-0577 or marina@ruggiero.net.  Tickets are also available at the Teutonia bar.

Dinner is available for a separate charge; call (412) 231-9141 for reservations.


Learning new dances

The Alpen Schuhplattlers adults and kids are working hard on learning new German dances.  Stop by the Teutonia Männerchor (857 Phineas St, Pittsburgh PA) and check us out!  Practices are on Tuesdays at 7 pm for kids and 8 pm for adults.   Families are especially welcome.  It’s a great way to learn to dance and explore German culture and traditions!

Frohe Weihnachten von den Alpen Schuhplattlers!

The Alpen Schuhplattlers would like to wish everyone a happy and blessed holiday season.  May your days be merry and bright!

What’s in store for 2018? Our 54. Stiftungsfest will be held on Saturday, April 21st at the Teutonia Männerchor. Join the Schuhplattlers for an evening of dancing with music by Mädel Jäger.  All are welcome!

We’re also participating in the 2. Gebietsfest of the Vier Länder Gebiet on June 15-16. This mini-convention will be hosted by the Altoona Almrausch Schuhplattlers and draws dancers from Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Ontario, and more.

We’ll be performing at the Teutonia’s Maifest and Oktoberfests.  And of course, we’ll be performing at Oktoberfests and other festivals around Western Pennsylvania. Stop back often for the most up-to-date list of events.