Tomball German Christmas Market


2018 Tomball German Christmas Market;
"Weihnachtsmarkt, Texas Style"  December 7-9, 2018

Friday, 6pm - 10pm, Saturday, 10am - 10pm, and Sunday,10am - 6pm
 

We're getting excited for the 2018 Tomball German Christmas Market!  It will be tons of fun!  Plenty of merriment with German bands, Folk dancers, Christmas carolers, a few Texas style bands, unique vendors, traditional Gluhwein, and more!  Patrons to the 2018 event will enjoy FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING and FREE SHUTTLE!
 

Theresa at Polka Beat made a youtube video of some of the happenings at the 2011 German Christmas Market.  Check it out:  http://youtu.be/I3aB-tEvTWU  

Sinterklaas looks forward to getting to know ALL the kiddo's on his gift list!

Sinterklaas looks forward to getting to know ALL the kiddo's on his gift list!

Lots of German, Austrian and Swiss folk dance performances all three days!

Lots of German, Austrian and Swiss folk dance performances all three days!

2018 German Christmas Market headliners; Madel Jager!  This will be there first time in Texas!  Shows all three days at the Ziegenbock Stage.  Don't miss this unique opportunity!

2018 German Christmas Market headliners; Madel Jager! This will be there first time in Texas! Shows all three days at the Ziegenbock Stage. Don't miss this unique opportunity!

Auf Geht's looks forward to partying with you at the Telgte Dance Hall Friday night and Saturday daytime!

Auf Geht's looks forward to partying with you at the Telgte Dance Hall Friday night and Saturday daytime!

Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio are back for this year's festival, Saturday night only at the Telgte Dancehall Stage!

Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio are back for this year's festival, Saturday night only at the Telgte Dancehall Stage!

2018 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

Friday Dec 7

The Ziegenbock Stage (at Heritage Park)
MC Heidi Holadio
6:00 - 10:00 Mädel Jäger Band
7:00  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
8:30  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe

Telgte Dancehall
MCs Valina Polka and Katerina
6:00 - 10:00  Auf Geht's Musik
7:00  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
8:30  Cloggers Unlimited

Rybak Party Stage
MC Edita Rybak
6:00 - 10:00 Chris Rybak Band
7:00  Cloggers Unlimited
8:30 Rathkamp German Folk Dancers


Texas Heritage Stage
MC Scott Armstrong
6:00 - 10:00  Romanian Blaskapelle
7:00 & 8:30 Tomball HS German Club presents Grimm’s Fairy Tales

 

Weihnachtshaus (inside the Community Center)
6:30 - 8:30  Kenny James


Strolling all weekend:
Sinterklaas, TubaMeisters, David G Wonders,   Gene Hackemack,   Ghillie The Elf,   Katerina, Isaak Klaus

 

 

Saturday December 8

The Ziegenbock Stage
MC Katerina and Valina Polka
10:30  Tirolean Folk Brass
11:15  break
11:30   Tirolean Folk Brass
12:30  Woodlands HS German Club Folk Dancers
1:00  Das Ist Lustig
2:30  Deer Park HS German Club Folk Dancers
3:00  Mädel Jäger Band
4:30  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
MC Randy Adams
5:00  Das Ist Lustig
6:30  Stein Holding Contest
7:30  Mädel Jäger Band
8:30  Stein Holding Contest
9:00  Mädel Jäger Band

Telgte Dancehall
MC Heidi Holadio
10:30  Auf Geht’s Musik
11:05  Opening Ceremonies
11:30  Auf Geht’s Musik
12:30  Deer Park HS German Club Folk Dancers
1:00  Auf Geht’s Musik
2:00  Yellow Rose Children’s Clogging Group
2:30  Auf Geht’s Musik
3:30  Woodlands HS German Club Folk Dancers
4:15  Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio
5:30  Party at the tables with Gene Hackemack
6:00  Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio
7:00  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
7:30  Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio
8:30  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
9:00  Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio

 

Rybak Party Stage
MC Edita Rybak
10:30  Eurofest Trio
11:30  Break
12:00  Eurofest Trio
1:00  Our Savior Carillon (Bell Choir)
1:30  Eurofest trio
2:30  Woodlands HS German Club Folk Dancers
3:00  Eurofest Trio
4:00  Morton Ranch HS German Club Folk Dancers
4:30  TubaMeisters
5:30  Chris Rybak Band
7:00  TubaMeisters
7:30  Chris Rybak Band
8:30  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
9:00  Chris Rybak Band


Texas Heritage Stage
MC Armstrong Family
10:30  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
11:00 Break
11:30 TubaMeisters
12:15 Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
1:00  Morton Ranch HS German Club Folk Dancers
1:15  Isaak Klaus
1:45  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
2:30  Isaak Klaus
3:00  Our Savior Carillon (Bell Choir)
3:45  Houston Saengerbund German Club Choir
4:30  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
5:30  The Great Beard Contest
6:00 - 10:00  Kevin Anthony Band
7:00 & 8:30  Tomball HS German Club presents Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Weihnachtshaus
11:00 - 3:30  Rebecca Huck
4:00 - 8:30  Isaak Klaus

Gazebo
Various times:  Story Time with Ghillie the Elf

 

Sunday December 9

The Ziegenbock Stage
MC Heidi Holadio
12:00 TubaMeisters
1:00  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
1:30  Mädel Jäger Band
3:00  Tomball HS Brass Ensemble
3:30  Mädel Jäger Band
4:30  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
5:00  Mädel Jäger Band

Telgte Dancehall
MC Valina Polka and Katerina
12:00  Das Ist Lustig
1:15  Tomball HS Brass Ensemble
1:45  TubaMeisters
2:15  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
2:45  Das Ist Lustig
4:30  Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
5:00  Das Ist Lustig

Rybak Party Stage
MC Edita Rybak
12:00  Chris Rybak Band
1:00  Class Act Stars On Tour
1:30  Chris Rybak Band
3:00  Home Brewed Brass Ensemble
4:15  Chris Rybak Band

Texas Heritage Stage
MC Scott Armstrong
12:00  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
1:00  Isaak Klaus
1:30  Home Brewed Brass Ensemble
2:30  Keine Kunst teaches Polka Dance Lessons!
3:00  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band
4:15  Isaak Klaus
5:00  Armstrong Family and Friends Bluegrass Band

 

Weihnachtshaus
1:00 - 5:00  Rebecca Huck

Gazebo
Various times:  Story Time with Ghillie the Elf

 

Schedule subject to change without notice

 

CONTESTS! CONTESTS! CONTESTS!


The Great Beard Contest;  Have the greatest beard anyone has ever seen, but you've yet to receive the fame and fortune such a beard should garner?  Well, we have a solution for you!  Just show off the most awesome beard in the world, and you could win!  Dress up your beard to be different.  Prizes provided by Texas Renaissance Festival.  Saturday at the Texas Heritage Stage at 5:30pm.

Stein Holding Contest, otherwise known as Masskrugstemmen;  Hold a full beer stein straight out at arms length for the longest time without showing weakness.  Wobbling, sagging, bending or spilling disqualifies.  Prizes provided by Texas Beer Bus.  Two contest times on Saturday evening at the Ziegenbock Stage. located near the corner of Pine and Market.



Information and contest prizes subject to change

 

Tomball German Festivals are fund raisers, accepting donations by mail (Tomball Sister City Organization,   PO Box  1131,  Tomball, Texas 77377-1131)  and at the festivals themselves.  Help keep the festivals free of charge with a donation or sponsorship to the Sister City Organization! 

The Sister City organization is very excited about all the good things that are happening, and is looking forward to providing scholarships to deserving students with the funds raised at the event!

Visit the official Tomball German Festivals website for all festival information!