City announces dates for 2017 Strassenfest

City announces dates for 2017 Strassenfest

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A popular German-influence family event is returning to Louisville next month.

Strassenfest is being expanded to a two-day event, which will take place September 22-23 at Fourth Street Live!

The festival will feature German food and music, as well as street entertainment from CirqueLouis.

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PROST!, Misty Mountain String Band and Zinzinnati Bierband will perform live at Strassenfest.

"We have a rich German heritage in this city, including some of my ancestors from east Germany," Mayor Greg Fischer said at a press conference on Monday. "So we ask folks to come out, wear your leaderhosin and enjoy authentic German music, all kinds of fun things that the Germans will do."

Admission to Strassenfest is free.

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