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Edelweiss-Passaic, Inc., is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1957 in Passaic County, New Jersey for cultural, charitable, and educational purposes. 

Our mission is to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Bavaria, as well as other regions of Germany, Austria, and other European countries, through their customs, traditions, dance, music, and ethnic costumes.

Our members range in age from 4 to 90 and we perform Bavarian Schuhplattler dances and other European folk dances in traditional Bavarian costume, in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

We teach dances to adults and children at our weekly rehearsals, and holdthemed events, such as Oktoberfest and Strauss Ball, throughout the year.

To get more information on hiring us to perform, attending one of our events, or becoming an Edelweiss Passaic member, please contact us

The programs presented by Edelweiss Passaic Inc. are presented in part by funds provided by the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council.