13th TOMBALL GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET;
"We
ihnachtsmarkt, Texas Style"
December 10 - 12 2021

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


2021 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
subject to change

FRIDAY Dec 10
Grady Und Sandra Platz
MC Heidi Ho Ho Ho
6:00 - 10:00  Alex Meixner Band
7:00  Cloggers Unlimited
8:30  Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe

Telgte Dancehall
MC Valina Polka
6:00 - 10:00  Terry Cavanagh and the Alpine Express Trio
7:00  Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
8:30  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers

Altstadt Party Stage
MCs Zach and Piper
6:00 - 10:00 Chris Rybak Band
7:00  Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
8:30  Cloggers Unlimited

Warsteiner Wiesn
MC Tony Swonke
6:00 - 10:00  Lederhosen Junkies
6:45  Tomball Memorial HS German Club
8:00  TubaMeisters

Heritage Center
6:30 - 8:30  Das ist Ross

Strolling
TubaMeisters, Gene Hackemack, David G Wonders, Marie Ms Germanfest, Cirque La Vie

 

SATURDAY Dec 11
Grady Und Sandra Platz
MCs Zach and Piper, Valina Polka, Glen Renfro
10:30  HomeBrewed Brass
11:30  Tanzenfest with Piper and Zach
12:00  HomeBrewed Brass
1:00    Cloggers Unlimited
1:30    Das ist Lustig
3:15    Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
3:45    Das ist Lustig
5:15    Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
6:00    Alex Meixner Band
7:00    Stein Hoist / Masskrugstemmen   Prizes for grown ups!
7:30    Alex Meixner Band
8:30    Stein Hoist / Masskrugstemmen   Prizes for grown ups!
9:00    Alex Meixner Band

Telgte Dancehall
MC Heidi Ho Ho Ho
10:30  Auf Geht's Musik
11:05  Parade arrival, Opening Ceremonies, Keg Tapping
11:30  Auf Geht's Musik
12:30  Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
1:00    Trivia with Heidi
1:15    Auf Geht's Musik
2:15    Tomball Memorial HS German Club
2:40    Auf Geht's Musik
3:40    Tyrolean Folk Brass
4:30    Chicken Dance Contest; prizes sponsored by Lustig Tours
5:00    Yellow Rose Clogging Team
5:30    Gene Hackemack sing along at the tables
5:50    break for sound check
6:00    Bohemian Blitz
7:00    Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
7:30    Bohemian Blitz
8:30    Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
9:00    Bohemian Blitz

Altstadt Party Stage
MCs Evelyn Billington, Zach and Piper
10:30  Eurofest Band
12:15  Our Savior Carillon
1:00    Tyrolean Folk Brass
1:30    Eurofest Band
2:30    Our Savior Carillon
3:15    Eurofest Band
4:30    Class Act Stars On Tour
5:05    Tyrolean Folk Brass
6:00    Elite Wranglers
6:15    break for sound check
6:30    Chris Rybak Band
8:30    Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
9:00    Chris Rybak Band

Warsteiner / Ziegenbock Wiesn
MC Tony Swonke
10:30 - 1:45  Prost!
1:45    Game Time with Marie; Ms Germanfest
2:15    Balloon Animal Lessons with David G Wonders
2:45    TubaMeisters
3:30    Tanzenfest with Piper and Zach
4:00    Meet Saint Nick as he tells his story
4:30    Evelyn Billington
5:30    Hollerin and Yodelin Contests; prizes sponsored by Lustig Tours
6:00    Evelyn Billington
6:45    break for sound check
7:00    Lederhosen Junkies
8:00    Great Beard Contests; prizes sponsored by Goat Maddness
8:45    Lederhosen Junkies

Heritage Center
12:00 - 5:00  Rebecca Huck
5:30 - 8:30  Randy Adams

Strolling
TubaMeisters, Gene Hackemack, David G Wonders, Marie Ms Germanfest, Cirque La Vie, Sinterklaas, Ghillie The Elf

 

SUNDAY Dec 12
Grady Und Sandra Platz
MCs Zach and Piper, Valina Polka
12:00 - 2:00  Das ist Lustig
2:00    Elite Wranglers
2:20    Alex Meixner Band
3:30    Stein Hoist / Masskrugstemmen   Prizes for kids!
3:40    Alex Meixner Band
4:40    Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
5:00    Alex Meixner Band

Telgte Dancehall
MCs Randy Adams, Zach and Piper
12:00 - 2:00 Bohemian Blitz
2:00    Das ist Keine Kunst German Folk Dance Troupe
2:30    Auf Geht's Musik
4:00    Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
4:30    Auf Geht's Musik

Altstadt Party Stage
MC Heidi Ho Ho Ho
12:00 - 2:00  Lederhosen Junkies
2:00    Rathkamp German Folk Dancers
2:30    break for sound check
2:45    Chris Rybak Band
3:50    Tuba Meisters
4:30    Chris Rybak Band

Warsteiner / Ziegenbock Wiesn
MC Tony Swonke
12:00  TubaMeisters
12:45  Balloon Animal Lessons with David G Wonders
1:15    The Tannenbaum Trio
2:15    Game Time with Marie, Ms Germanfest
2:45    Evelyn Billington
4:00    Meet Saint Nick as he tells his story
4:30    The Tannenbaum Trio

Heritage Center
12:00 - 1:30  Evelyn Billington
2:00 - 5:00 Rebecca Huck 

Strolling
TubaMeisters, Gene Hackemack, David G Wonders, Marie Ms Germanfest, Cirque La Vie, Sinterklaas, Ghillie The Elf

Theresa at Polka Beat made a youtube video of some of the happenings at the 2011 German Christmas Market.  Check it out!  

Now famous in most places around the world, the traditions of Santa Claus, Christkind (Kris Kringle) and gift giving on Christmas Eve came over from Germany and surrounding European countries.  Sinterklaas and the Christkind look forward to getting to know ALL the kiddo's on their gift list!

Now famous in most places around the world, the traditions of Santa Claus, Christkind (Kris Kringle) and gift giving on Christmas Eve came over from Germany and surrounding European countries. Sinterklaas and the Christkind look forward to getting to know ALL the kiddo's on their gift list!

 CONTESTS!


The GOAT 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 GOAT Maddness!  Saturday at the Warsteiner Wiesn.

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.  Two contest times on Saturday evening at the Grady und Sandra Platz. located near the corner of Pine and Market.  A special contest for kids on Sunday too!

Hollerin and Yodelin contest; Can you holler real loud?  effectively?  Do the people in the next village hear you?  Can you yodel?  Compete for originality and artistry!  Prizes provided by Lustig Tours!  Saturday at the Warsteiner Wiesn.

Chick Dance Contest;  Do you think you have what it takes to be the most amazing Chicken Dancer ever?  Show off your moves, be creative, and make the feathers fly!  Prizes provided by Lustig Tours!  Saturday at the Telgte Dance Hall.


Information and contest prizes subject to change

 

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