Muenster, Texas will host its 42th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 28, 29 and 30, 2017. 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 29th. Runners will find a 5k and 15k Run on Sunday, April 30th.
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 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, Beatles tribute band “Hard Nights Day” & The Time Machine Band during our Flashback Friday series Saturday will will have live entertainment with Phil Hamilton, Curtis Grimes, and Zane Williams. “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 “Alpinmusikanten”, 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” dancers. “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 60 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. 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.
See you here last weekend in April!
For more information, call the Muenster Chamber of Commerce at www.germanfest.net Contact us by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.muensterchamber.com or write to Muenster Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 714, Muenster, TX 76252-0714.