Tomball German Christmas Market, December 13-15, 2024

Festival Info

Tomball German Heritage


December 13-15, 2024


201 S. Elm Street
Old Town Tomball
Near the Historical Train Depot Plaza


Friday, December 13

6PM – 10PM

Saturday, December 14

10AM – 10PM

Sunday, December 15

10AM – 6PM


FREE Admission

FREE Parking

Parking & Shuttle

There is plenty of street parking around the festival, however a free shuttle from the East parking lot of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball will run during festival hours on Saturday and Sunday.


Bier Stein Hoist Contest

Put your strength to the test! Referees will be watching as contestants hold their full stein at arms length. They’ll be looking for the longest, steadiest hold. Start to droop, bend, change posture or spill…you’re out. 


Categories for ladies, men, and kids. Prizes for the winners!

6 PM and 8 PM on Saturday  for Adults

2:30 PM on Sunday for Kids

Grady und Sandra Platz


Chicken Dance Contest

It’s a classic! First and second place prizes for kids and adults.

12:30 PM on Saturday

Telgte Dancehall


Additional Contests

Yodeling Contest

5:15 PM on Saturday at Warsteiner Party Stage

Dance Fest and Schuhplattler Contest

7:15 PM on Saturday at Ziegenbock Wiesn

Greatest Beard Contest


Festival Info

Frequently Asked Questions


The festival is located at 201 S. Elm Street in Old Town Tomball, near the Historical Train Depot Plaza.


There is plenty of street parking on side streets around the festival.


There are plenty of flat surfaces on the festival grounds for handicap accessibility. There is handicap parking available at 310 South Cherry Street, the Tomball ISD Administration Building.


A free shuttle from the east parking lot of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball will run from 10 AM – 10:30 PM on Saturday, and 10 AM – 6:30 PM on Sunday.


Most vendors accept credit/debit cards. BEER SALES ARE CASH ONLY. We have several ATMs on site, but recommend you come prepared with some cash on hand.


Rain or shine! There are plenty of covered areas should we get a rain shower or two.


Small, friendly, pets are welcome but must be leashed.