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GERMANFEST                                                             APRIL 27, 28 & 29 2018

HERITAGE PARK                                                                        MUENSTER, TX

Muenster, Texas will host its 43rd Annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 27, 28 and 29, 2018.  Over 20,000 are predicted to attend the Fest, and will enjoy German sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, potato salad, scrumptious apple strudel, hearty cheese and breads.  One will also find a wide variety of American food, in this quaint German community of 1,700. 

For those who love to participate in competitive sports, you might try one or more of these: “Nagelschlagen,” a traditional German competition.  For the Bicyclist there is a Bicycle Rally on Saturday, April 28th.  Runners will find a 5k and 15k Run on Sunday, April 29th

Germanfest Barbecue Cook-off will return, as a sanctioned event under the “Lone Star Barbecue Association,” and being sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce. The winner of this event will be qualified to participate in the World Food Competitions in Las Vegas and the KC Masterpiece BBQ competition in Kansas City, MO. The Germanfest BBQ event will be held at Heritage Park on Ash Street.  Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 940-759-2227 or to enter please visit


If you prefer spending your weekend just relaxing and having fun, then the Germanfest is the place to be, because there will be several stages where you will find performers like,  a Jimmy Buffet tribute band & The Time Machine Band during our Flashback Friday series, Saturday will will have live entertainment with Mickey and the Motor Cars, Max Stalling and one of our Muenster Locals from Austin Texas to appear for the first time Copper Chief . “Grammy” winners “Brave Combo” on “MSB (Texas) Stage” along with Classic Recall and Andy Serna.  In the German “Tanze Halle” you will find great German bands like “Alpenmusikanten”, and “Alpine Village” along with “Valina Polka & Das Ist Lustig”, Ennis Czech Boys- a must see and experience! and the “Whitney High School German Dancers” and the STV Almrausch dancers out of Dallas.  “The Dallas Puppet Theatre", will join us again with many friends that will be performing at the Children’s Stage and around the Germanfest grounds. In the children’s area you will find lots of new things, kids like to do. Totally Twisted Balloons will be on hand with balloon sculptures, also face painters, Hamster Water Balls, jump house, petting zoo, pony rides, wall climbing and many more fun things for children.  Don’t forget the Kiwanis Carnival Rides and over 70 Arts & Crafts booths.  There is something for everyone.

The admission is $8.00 per person on Friday, $10 per person on Saturday and $6.00 on Sunday.  Those age 8 and under are admitted free. Also anyone in complete German costume will be admitted free.  You will have a chance to purchase the Germanfest collector stein in advance, we usually run out, along with your Tickets which can be purchased online at or at the gate.

Located on U.S. Highway 82, 14 miles West of I-35, about 70 miles north of the Dallas-Fort-Worth Metroplex, Muenster is waiting to welcome you to their community and entertain you at the Germanfest.

Opening and closing times are: Friday, 12:00p.m. to midnight, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to midnight and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6p.m.

See you here last full weekend in April!

For more information, call the Muenster Chamber of Commerce at  Contact us by e-mail:, or write to Muenster Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 714, Muenster, TX  76252-0714.


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