Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: April 24-26, 2015

 

40th Annual Germanfest, Muenster, TX, April 24-26

 

Germanfest is where Texas hospitality & German customs meet.

 

 

Muenster, Texas, April 7, 2015 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Muenster, Texas will host its 40th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, at Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX.  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 25.  Runners will find a 5k and 15k Run on Sunday, April 26. 
 
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 KC Masterpiece BBQ competition in Kansas City, MO. The Germanfest BBQ event will be held at the adjoining grounds at the West edge of the Germanfest.  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 can enjoy retro music during Flashback Friday, April 24 staring at 6:00pm  with Tommy & The Dee Woops  and The Mullet Boyz.  On Saturday, April 25 performers will include The Bois D’arcs,  Bad Habit, Saints Eleven, Led Zeppelin Tribute Swan Song and Nashville headliner John Conlee. Appearing Sunday, Grammy winners Brave Combo, Classic Recall,  Crooner’s Brandy and more will perform. In the German Tanze Halle you will find great German bands like Alpine Village, and Matt Tolentino & The Royal Klobasnecks along with Valina Polka & Das Ist Lustig!, and the Whitney High School German Dancers dancers and Alpenmusikanten. 

 

The Side Street Circus of Denton, Texas will be performing as usual 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. Balloonytik Betty will be on hand with her balloon sculptures, as well as face painters, Hamster Water Balls, jump house, All Aboard Fun Train, petting zoo and wall climbing and many more fun things for children. The Kiwanis Carnival Rides will feature over 50 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. 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 6 p.m.
 
For more information, call the Muenster Chamber of Commerce at
www.germanfest.net, by email: john.chamber@ntin.net or write to Muenster Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 714, Muenster, TX  76252-0714.

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: John Broyles

Email: john.chamber@ntin.net or write to Muenster Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 714, Muenster, TX 76252-0714.

Phone: 940-759-2227

 

Muenster Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 714, Muenster, Texas, 76252

Web: www.germanfest.net

 

 Condensed Version  

 

40th Annual Germanfest, Muenster, TX, April 24-26

Muenster, Texas will host its 40th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, at Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX.  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.  Germanfest Barbecue Cook-off will return, as a sanctioned event under the “Lone Star Barbecue Association. The winner of this event will be qualified to participate in the KC Masterpiece BBQ competition in Kansas City, MO. 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 can enjoy music. 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. Anyone in complete German costume will be admitted free.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at www.germanfest.net. For more information, call the Muenster Chamber of Commerce at www.germanfest.net, by email: john.chamber@ntin.net or write to Muenster Chamber of Commerce at P.O. Box 714, Muenster, TX  76252-0714.

Event Name: Germanfest

Event Date: April 24-26, 2015

Event Location: Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX

Admission: Friday, $8. Saturday, $10. Sunday, $6.

Web: www.germanfest.net 

 


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