The Luther Days Festival is a one-of-a-kind event for the entire family that brings Martin Luther and our Lutheran heritage to life by offering participants a uniquely interactive and distinctly Lutheran experience. Enjoy family fun while reliving history. This hands-on exploration embraces our Lutheran heritage throughout the centuries beginning with the Reformation and ending with Lutheranism in the world today. Stroll through time and relive our Lutheran history by tasting the foods, listening to the music, shopping the merchants, meeting the locals, debating the theologians, learning the languages, embracing the culture, and studying the scriptures.
The event layout is divided into centuries. Choose your century and then walk either backwards or forwards in time.16th Century ♦ 17th Century ♦ 18th Century ♦ 19th Century ♦ 20th Century ♦ 21st Century
Martin Luther is one of the most fascinating people in the history of Christianity. His life story includes: parental conflict, spiritual agony, life-changing moments, princes, popes, emperors, castles, kidnapping, mobs, revolution, massacres, politics, courage, controversy, disguises, daring escapes, humor and romance.
In the 16th century at Luther Days, you can:
The turbulent days of the church of the early Reformation and its dire struggle were past. In the 17th century, Lutherans began to migrate to the United States, bringing their language, culture, and Lutheran faith with them. The first Lutheran pastor who set his foot on American soil in August, 1619, was Rasmus Jensen of Denmark.
In the 17th & 18th Centuries at Luther Days:
Lutheranism is one of the largest Protestant Christian denominations today. According to the Lutheran World Federation, there are nearly 66 million Lutherans worldwide. Of these, 36 million live in Europe, 13 million in Africa, 8.4 million in North America, 7.3 million in Asia, and 1.1 million in Latin America.
In the 19th-21st centuries at Luther Days, you can:
Instead of just attending the event, sponsorship brings attendees who are eager to find out about your business directly to you.
The joy of new friends as you meet youth and adults from all over the U.S.. We have volunteer opportunities for all ages and skill levels.
Register to exhibit as an organization or as a vendor to sell your applicable German, renaissance, colonial, Lutheran, or food products.