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Membership Benefits

In addition to being part of the largest community in the Midwest that shares an interest in Germanic culture, history, language, and current events, GAI members receive the following member benefits:

  • A monthly subscription to our newsletter, as well as our mid-month email Überblick of upcoming events and opportunities
  • Discounts on German language and culture classes
  • Discounts on tickets to GAI events, as well as events offered by partner organizations
  • Access to our library, which includes free check-out of books, movies, and board games for both adults and children
  • German culture, interest-based groups for people of all ages
  • An opportunity to participate in or volunteer at events including the GAI's Deutsche Tage weekend festival, Holiday Open Haus, Karneval Tanzparty, book readings, lectures, concerts, and much more!                                  


The GAI also  establishes partnerships with local German businesses and organizations that offer discounts to GAI members. For restaurants and retail shops, members may be asked to present their membership card. 
                                                                   
Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis: free ham and sauerkraut appetizer with purchase of $20 or more.

Clara's Comfort Food: discounted price per pound on authentic German pork sausages when you mention the GAI.

Evelyn's Bunzlau Polish Pottery, Burnsville: offers GAI members regular discounts.

Das Fenster Magazine: America's oldest and most popular German language magazine. GAI members receive a 20% discount on a 12-month subscription. Contact the GAI office for more information.

Duluth Children's Museum : $2 off daily admission (for up to 5 people) and a 10% discount at the gift shop. 218.733.7543.

Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter, Stillwater: GAI members get 15% off their dine-in tab Monday - Friday. No split checks.

GermanDeli.com: 10% off purchases of $25 or more. Contact the GAI office for a coupon code.

German Life Magazine: discounted subscriptions available. Contact the GAI office for more information.

German Specialty Imports, Prior Lake: 10% off regularly-priced items.

Guten Tag Haus, New Ulm: 10% off regularly-priced merchandise.

Lyra Baroque Orchestra : 50% off ticket prices to select performances sent to GAI members by email.

Maplewood Imports: GAI members receive discounts on new and pre-owned Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles. Contact GAI rep Jon Yorde at 612-751-3760.

Minnesota Orchestra: highly reduced ticket prices for select performances. Contact the GAI office for more information.

OktoberfestHaus.com: GAI members receive 15% off this ClickToShop store. Contact the GAI office for a coupon code.

Park Liquors, Saint Paul: 15% off on Tuesdays

Vienna Community Arts: $25 quarterly enrollment fee waived for GAI members, seasonal discounts, and 10% tuition discount for new students on private music instruction for adults and children in piano, strings, guitar, woodwinds, and voice.

Vom Fass, Mall of America : 10% off Vom Fass merchandise and tasting classes. 952.426.3222.


Winzer Stube Restaurant, Hudson, WI: Mondays - Buy one get one $7 off lunch or $13 off dinner with purchase of any beverage (water excluded).

YouTV : 10% off subscription rate and two-week free trial. Contact GAI office for promo code.
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