September 17, 2017 Parade Entry Form

Gemuetlichkeit Days Inc. would like to invite you and/or your group to our Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade. We feel we have one of the finest parades in the State of Wisconsin and we hope to make this year our best effort yet. With this in mind we would like you to check our event calendar for Sunday September 17th, 2017 at noon. Line up begins at 10:30 am and all units must be in place by 11:15 am. If you have this date open and wish to join in celebration of our German Heritage, please fill out the form below and return it to the address listed above no later than August 20th.

We have prize money, trophies and/or ribbons for three categories of floats and the Color Guards. The categories are:

Category 2:  BUSINESS 

Our THEME for 2017 is Lichterfest (Parade of Lights) Decorating to this theme in the float categories will add points to your score!

Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place as well as three special awards, Dieter Hagen Theme award, Don Felton youth award and the Ron Dunham Best of Parade award.

Please take a moment to look over the rule and information sheet. We hope to see you in September!

Please include press release information or other data for your unit. We will attempt to get as much press coverage as possible and we also need information on your unit for our parade announcer. If you have any questions or comments, please drop us a line and we will try to assist you. Line up and route information will be sent out after September 10th, 2017. For further information, call Mary Coffman at (920)-723-5780, Fax (920) 674-5534 or E-Mail at and leave a message. Website:

The 2017 Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade Committee

Please download and fill out all spaces that apply to your unit. Entry Deadline: AUGUST 20, 2017

Mail all parade entries to:

Gemuetlichkeit Days Inc.
P. O. Box 242
Jefferson, WI 53549

The Mecki Hunt Is ON!

The Find the Mecki contest us currently underway. See today's clue by visiting our Find the Mecki page by clicking on the link below.

What is Gemuetlichkeit?

What does “Gemuetlichkeit” mean? The link in the above question takes you to Wikipedia. Our city is mentioned at the end of the first paragraph!

Buy A Button!

To see a list of where you can go to purchase a Gemuetlichkeit Days Entry Button prior to the festival

2018 Royalty Nominations

Download and send in your nominations for the 2018 King and Queen by February 1, 2018!

G-Days T-Shirts

2017 Gemuetlichkeit Days T-Shirts will be available for sale at B.E. Hive Hair Salon & Spa – 123 E Milwaukee Street – Downtown Jefferson — 920-674-2341.

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Upcoming Festival Dates

48th Year - Sept. 14-16, 2018

49th Year - Sept. 13-15, 2019

50th Year - Sept. 18-20 , 2020