Make plans to visit, volunteer, dance and shop again this year? We have assembled a great line-up of vendors, contests & entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! REMINDER: Don’t forget to catch a ride on the FREE SHUTTLE provided Saturday 11am-11pm & Sunday 12-7pm. Come out and enjoy the fun!
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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 three stages of live music and an open-air market along with antique shops in the old town area.
Tap your feet to the musical sounds of performers like The Chardon Polka Band, Chris Rybak, Yodel Blitz, Das Ist Lustig, Tubameisters, Valina, and get into the festive spirit with the sounds of strolling Christmas carolers. It’s 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.
Four 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, clowns, juggler, strolling entertainers, and Santa Clause himself. These characters welcome free photo request, so bring your camera.
Tomball Christmas Market : Fun For The Whole Family
The Kinderfest (kid’s area) will provide entertainment and fun for the young visitors. It includes carnival rides, bungee-jumping, 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.
Check out the amazing view from above Main Street in Tomball. As you can see, this open-air Christmas market with fun and entertainment for the whole family has grown over the years. We sure hope to see you among the crowds.