The New Haus

Construction is finished  on the new Haus on Moss Street.  Lot preparation started in Summer 2017.  In January 2018,  the foundation was finished and the steel started to go up.  Now in November 2018, it is ready to open.  Of course, like every new house, there is furniture to buy and pictures to hang, but the lights are on and the Haus is waiting to welcome everyone.

See construction photos here

Article: Oktoberfest returns, and Deutsches Haus has big plans for future on Bayou St. John

Ian McNulty at the New Orleans Advocate  has written an article that is a little bit about Oktoberfest and a lot about the transition to the new Haus:

The scale of Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus is measured over three weekends in beer kegs by the hundreds, sausage and schnitzel by the thousands, and German potato salad by the ton.

This year, however, the German cultural group behind Oktoberfest is on the cusp of something even bigger, and it goes beyond the party about to unfold on its grounds.

Read the full article here