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German Christmas Market & Festival
Weihnachtsmarkt Texas Style
December 11, 12, & 13, 2015
Fri 6pm – 10pm * Sat 10 am – 10 pm * Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Tomball, Texas, Old Town near the historical Train Depot, 201 S. Elm

Free Admission, Parking, and Shuttle

Herzlich Willkommen! It’s a Texas German celebration on the old downtown streets of Tomball, Texas. You do not have to be German to enjoy this festival.

Come and enjoy the family-friendly ambience – Gemütlichkeit – of this unique music/street festival with four stages of live continuous music and an open-air market along with antique shops in the old town area.

Dance to the music of Auf Geht’s Band, Chris Rybak, Euro Fest Band, Das Ist Lustig, Tubameisters, Valina, and get into the festive spirit with the sounds of strolling Christmas carolers. It is a Texas German celebration at Christmas time on the old downtown streets of Tomball Texas.

An estimated 175 unique and interesting street vendors will line Market and S. Walnut Streets, selling German Christmas items, arts and crafts, and much more. Visit the “Weihnachtshaus” inside the Community Center at 221 Market Street at the corner of Cherry Street, which will be filled with German clothes and souvenirs for sell.

Three German tents and music stages will house biergartens decorated with German themes and Christmas lights. Tables and chairs will allow you to relax with your Dunkles Bier (dark beer), or a warm cup of Glühwein. Don’t miss the traditional Dutch Santa, Elf, live Christmas tree, strolling entertainers, and Santa Clause himself. These characters welcome free photo request, so bring your camera.

The Kinderfest (kid’s area) will provide entertainment and fun for the young visitors. It includes carnival rides, bungee-jump, rock wall, petting zoo, pony ride, walk on water, and more. Enjoy the free hayride and the Christmas lights tour at the museum district.

Food vendors will include traditional German food and drink, Glühwein (mulled wine), beer, Christmas Stollen & Homemade Breads, Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and pastry), Bratwurst, red cabbage, sauerkraut, apple strudel, etc., and will, also, include festival foods like funnel cake, corn dogs, hot dogs, hamburgers, kettle korn, and barbeque.

The Festival is sponsored by the City of Tomball, Tomball Sister City, and German Heritage Festival www.tomballgermanfest.org gradsand@yahoo.com 281 379 6844