GERMANFEST APRIL 26, 27 & 28, 2019
HERITAGE PARK MUENSTER, TX
Muenster, Texas will host its 44th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019. Over 20,000 attended the Fest last year and we have room for many more. They enjoyed German Beer, sausages, sauerkrauts, schnitzels, potato salads, scrumptious apple strudels, hearty cheeses and breads. When you come you will also find a wide variety of American food and drinks, 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 all weekend long. For the Bicyclist there is a Bicycle Rally on Saturday, April 27th. Runners will find a 5k and 15k Run on Sunday, April 28th.
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 the adjoining grounds. Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 940-759-2227 or to enter please visit www.germanfest.net.
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, Bellamy Brothers, and Time Machine Band Friday series and Saturday will will have Ray Wylie Hubbard and Flatland Calvary, we will also have some of our locals band throughout the weekend and on Sunday we have The Brehms Band and the Ultimate 80s Experience. In the German “Tanze Halle” you will find great German bands like “Alpinmusikanten”, and “Alpine Village” along with “Valina Polka & Das Ist Lustig”!, as well as the Ennis Czech Boys and the Moravians. We will be entertained with several German dancing groups though out the weekend. The much loved Dallas Puppet Theatre will be performing at the Children’s Stage once again. In the children’s area you will find lots of new things, kids like to do. On hand we will have balloon sculptures, face painters, Hamster Water Balls, jump house, petting zoo, wall climbing and many more fun things for children. We will also have the informative and interactive White Tiger exhibit, you don't want to miss them. The Kiwanis will host the most exciting Carnival Rides yet and you will be able to shop, shop, shop with over 60 Arts & Crafts booths inside and outside. 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. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at www.germanfest.net.
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.
For more information, call the Muenster Chamber of Commerce at www.germanfest.net Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org - 940-759-2227