Projects & Activities

Projekt Bayern was formed in June 1996 thirty years after Leavenworth adopted the Bavarian Theme, to promote and sponsor projects and activities which further enrich the Bavarian experience.

Below are some of the activities and projects that Projekt Bayern has promoted in Leavenworth, including the employing of over 200 people each year during Oktoberfest.

Festivals:

Oktoberfest
Christkindlmarkt

Donations/Projects

We’re proud to support community organizations.
If you would like to be considered for a donation please complete the form below:
Projekt Bayern Donation Application Projekt Bayern Donation Application (134 KB)

Members may submit project proposals using the form below:

Project Proposal Project Proposal (64 KB) (members only, please)

 

Murals on the Festhalle – $22,000

Banners on Highway 2 – $46,000

Plant and maintain flower boxes at both entries to town for 10 years – $18,000

Festhalle water fountain – $46,000

Gazebo remodel – $115,000

Lions Park sign – $5,000

Swim Team storage facility – $3,000

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration sponsorship for 10 years – $52,000

Wrestling mats for Cascade High School – $10,000

Village Voices uniforms – $40,000

Icicle River Middle School uniforms for marching band – $2,800

Concession booth at high school football field – $10,000

Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship for 10 years – $5,000

Portable building donated to Discovery School – $10,000

Select Choir uniforms – $3,000

Village Voices concert sponsorship and musical supplies for 10 years – $7,000

Nine new light poles for the City – $18,000

Musikkapelle uniforms for our town band – $60,000

Donated money to Autumn Leaf Festival Association for two years – $12,000

Donated 10% of Bouncy Toys vendor to Leavenworth Senior Center for 12 years – $18,000

Bought new sound system for Autumn Leaf Festival Float – $500

Christkindlmarkt on Thanksgiving weekend for 12 years – $100,000+

Provide extra funding for live music in the Gazebo for 7 years – $60,000

Hand stitched flag for the Schuplatters – $1,000

Donation to LCCF for retirement of Festhalle Debt – $25,000

Coupla for the Festhalle roof – $23,000

Carillon Bells installed in the Coupla on the Festhalle roof – $5,000

Edelweiss Tanz Group – $12,000

Second Mai Baum – $5,000

Worked with the City to provide more power in the City Park – $5,000

Mountain Meadows Patio project – $3,000

Water Fountain on 8th Street – $4,000

Big Cuckoo Clock in Festhalle – $500

Mural on 8th Street restrooms – $4,000

Christmas Character Costumes – $2,500

Lighted Christmas Stars – $2,000

Decorative Bavarian treatment on doors and windows at Cascade Medical Center – $65,000

New Cedar Mai Baum – $8,000

Leavenworth Lions Club Bavarian style food trailer – $5,000

New Restrooms at Lions Park – $164,000

Purchased 4 new Alphorns – $12,000

Payroll for hourly workers at Oktoberfest  Рover $1.7 million dollars to date

Repaint City Welcome signs and replace flower boxes at each entrance to town – waiting on 2 bids

Donation to City of Leavenworth to purchase Warehouse Property for new parking lot – $200,000