GERMAN FEST: Here’s your guide to the Tomball German Heritage Festival this weekend, March 29-31

Visitors from throughout the Greater Houston Area and beyond can attend the Tomball German Heritage Festival this weekend, March 29-31.

The 19th Annual Tomball German Heritage Festival returns to downtown Tomball this weekend, March 29-31. The festival includes various games, live music, food vendors and street performers to showcase Tomball’s German roots.

Here’s what you need to know for the festival this weekend.

Location, time and date

The festival stretches from Market Streets to Elm near the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, located at 201 S. Elm Street, and kicks off with the Alex Meixner Band at 6 p.m. at Heritage Park.

The events take place on Friday, March 29 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday March 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday March 31 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


This festival offers free admission; however, activities and food may require an additional cost.

Parking and shuttle service

The festival offers free parking and a free shuttle service to the festival site. The shuttle will pick up and drop off guests at the HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball, located at 605 Holderrieth Blvd., Tomball, continuously on Saturday and Sunday.

Parking is available at:

  • lot is from HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball (605 Holderrieth Blvd.)
  • Lone Star College – Tomball Health Science Building (700 Graham Drive)
  • medical office complex at Graham and School streets
  • medical office complex at James and School streets
  • Tomball Public Works Building (501 James Street)


Guests can enjoy a variety of entertainment options at this year’s festival, including:

  • four musical scenes
  • beer and wine
  • german food
  • more than 200 suppliers
  • petting zoo
  • Street artists
  • folk dancers
  • saboteurs
  • accordionists
  • a heritage center

Visit the German heritage festival Tomball website for more information and a full schedule of events.