Tomball German Christmas Market, December 8-10

Festival Info

Tomball German Fest

Christmas Market

December 8-10, 2023


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


Friday, December 8

6PM – 10PM


Saturday, December 9

10AM – 10PM


Sunday, December 10

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!

Saturday at 6PM & 8PM for adults, Sunday at 2:30PM for kids at Grady und Sandra Platz


Chicken Dance Contest

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

Saturday at 12:15 PM at Telgte Dance Hall


Additional Contests

Yodeling Contest

Saturday at 5:45 PM at Warsteiner Party Stage

Dance Fest and Schuhplattler Contest

Saturday at 5:45 PM at Ziegenbock Wiesn

Greatest Beard Contest

Saturday at 7:45 PM at Ziegenbock Wiesn

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.