Willkommen, y’all! Families celebrate Texas-German heritage at Tomball German Festival


Spring festival season ushers in one of Texas’ most unique festivals, the 2019 Tomball German Heritage Festival. The 19th annual festival celebrates the rich German heritage that influences Tomball.

The three-day event kicked off on Friday March 29 and ended Sunday in downtown Tomball.

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Dozens of families gathered to dance to Oompah music, indulge in beer imported from Germany, and sample authentic Bratwurst.

Tomball is one of those charming towns in Texas that still shows its deep German roots. The Texan-German influence stems from the influx of German immigrants who settled in Texas in the mid to late 19th century. Many German families settled in Tomball, Spring, Klein and Cypress.

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