March 26-28, 2010.
Old Town Tomball Texas 77375
Four stages of live Music, Folk Dancers, Arts Crafts, Food, Beer, Carnival, Fireworks, and much more. Free Festival, No admission or parking fees. Fri6pm-10pm Sat10am-10pm Sun10am-10pm
It's become an annual tradition in Tomball. Every year, on the last Weekend in March, festival-goers break out their Lederhosen and Dirndls "Go German" for the area's largest festival celebrating the heritage of the original German settlers in our area. In other words in the case of German heritage there is much to celebrate in this part of Texas!
The 10th Annual Tomball German Heritage Festival will be March 26,27,28, 2010 located on the Old Downtown Streets of Tomball Texas near 201 S. Elm Street, Main Street (FM 2920), and Market Street. It is a Music/Street festival celebrating German and ethnic heritage with 4 stages of live music entertainment "happy music for happy people", ethnic and festival food, beer, wine, 150 street vendors, all kinds of German souvenirs and clothing, arts crafts, antiques, Heritage Center, German church service, fireworks, carnival, pony ride, petting zoo, strolling music makers, street performers, and much more. Like Oktoberfest in March! Huge fun for the whole family! You do not have to be German to enjoy this festival. It is fun for everyone, and one of the best street festivals in Texas. Willkommen! No admission or parking fees.
On Friday 26th at 6pm till 10pm the music begins featuring Bluegrass Friday Night, Alpenfest, Chris Rybak, Walburg Boys, Tuba Meisters, Round Top Brass Band, Das Ist Lustig, Terry Cavanaugh, Kenny James, JungeMeisters, German Folk Dancers Rathkamp, de Texas KlopenDansers (Dutch), Scandinavian Folk Dancers, Aggie Wranglers, Ultimate Cloggers, Tomball Promanaders, Czech music makers, Valina and much more.
Saturday 27th 10am till 10pm begins with the "tapping of the keg" and Willkommen ceremony for German exchange students and Tomball host families, and official opening by the Mayor of Tomball Gretchen Fagan. The music and dancing goes all day and into the night, and at 9pm a beautiful fireworks display at Tomball's newly restored Train Depot Plaza on the festival grounds.
Sunday 28th 10am till 6pm begins with German Church Service/Brother Christen Tiews of St. Louis, Mo. The Biergartens open at noon on Sunday and the celebration goes on. You are all invited to come on out to Tomball German Heritage Festival for a really great time.
The festival is sponsored by the Tomball/Telgte Sister City, Org. Wir sprechen Deutsch.
For more information contact Grady Martin 281 379 6844