Projekt Bayern is a non-profit organization formed in 1996 in for the sole purpose of enhancing the Bavarian theme in Leavenworth, Washington, "The Bavarian Village".  Projekt Bayern helped to give birth to Musikkapelle Leavenworth and the Edelwesiss Tanz Grupppe..  All our German dress was purchased by Projekt Bayern and  they continue to encourage and support the dance group.

Oktoberfest Leavenworth is the site for the Annual Oktoberfest in Leavenworth presented by Projekt Bayern.  Edelweiss Tanz Gruppe is happy to be a part of this great event. 

Leavenworth, Washington "The Bavarian Village". This is the site for our Chamber of Commerce for our wonderful town. Check out all the many wonderful activities and festivals to be found year-round. You will also fined a listing for many restaurants and places to stay during your visit.  We look forward to seeing you.

Enzian Schuhplattler is a not-for-profit folk dance organization dedicated to promoting Bavarian folk dancing and costumes. Enzian performs regional dances from Bavaria (Germany) and Tirol (Austria), including traditional Schuhplattler and folk dances. The club was founded in 1965 by German and Austrian immigrants in Seattle, Washington (USA). Enzian Schuhplattler is a member of the "Gauverband Nordamerika," an international federation of Schuhplattler clubs dedicated to the preservation of Bavarian and Tirolean folk dancing, costumes, customs, culture, and fellowship. 

AlpenFolk is it's authentic instruments, singing and yodeling, is alpine music the way it was meant to be played - the way it is played today in the rustic inns and the mountain chalets of Bavaria, the Tyrol, Styria, and throughout the alps! Button box, hammered dulcimer, zither, bass and guitar combine to give AlpenFolk its unmistakable, irresistible alpine sound.

The German Page is the bilingual starting point for the German-speaking community of Puget Sound. This is good resource site for the Pacific Northwest.

Austria Club of Washington has been providing the greater Seattle area with social and cultural events for more than 24 years. Activities include summer picnics (Maifest, Weinfest), seasonal balls (such as the Pacific NW version of a Night in Vienna), Oktoberfests and other musical and epicurian gatherings. is new site developed by one of our original Projekt Bayern members and is also a great source for all things German.