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2015 Brenham Maifest Festival

March 19th, 2015 by Susan Lopez

2015 Brenham Maifest Festival

First Weekend in May

2015 Brenham Maifest Festival takes place the first weekend in May.  This 2015 Brenham Maifest Festival will be celebrating their 125th year. It was established in 1881.  For more than a century this very colorful festival has been highlighting Brenham, Texas’ proud German heritage and showcases the youth of the community.  Each year, hundreds of volunteers work countless hours to produce a vibrant parade that will take place in downtown Brenham.  There will be a Junior and Senior coronations, and a weekend festival filled with bands and activities for all ages.  Don’t let not being German keep you away.   It is an awesome experience no matter what heritage you are.  Come and see how it is done the German way!

This 2015 Brenham Maifest Festival is a free admission festival and is held at Fireman’s Park, just north of the historic downtown.  Don’t miss the authentic German tastes and music, cooking contests, as well as quality artisans from around the State.  Now pay attention!  This is the festival that everyone waits for each year.  This is the festival that include out country flavors in.   You can buy a band for $6.00 and eat all of the hand dipped Blue Bell Ice Cream you can eat in a day!  The proceeds for the sale of the Blue Bell Ice Cream goes to benefit the Texas Lions Club Camp for Disabled Children.  Blue Bell is a family run company that is a vital part of Washington County and surrounding areas.  Blue Bell gives back so much to our town and charities come on out and support this great cause.

At the 2015 Brenham Maifest Festival there will be two days of fun.  While at the festival check out the German Food Vendors, Beirgarten and Wine Shoppe, Meister Von Bier Contest, Polka Church Service, Amusement Rides, Band and Entertainment, Arts and Crafts Booths, Royal Coronation, Country Flavors Ice Cream, and a 5 K “Royalty Run”.

2015 Brenham Maifest Festival

Best ice Cream in the Land!




Brenham Texas Maifest Festival

April 28th, 2014 by Susan Lopez

Brenham Texas Maifest Festival has been held in Brenham each May for more than a century.  This is the 124th year for Maifest and it is a fantastic way to celebrate the proud German heritage of the people in the local community.  Be part of one of the most widely attended festival in Texas!  This year the Brenham Texas Maifest Festival will be held on May 2-4, 2014.

Brenham Texas Maifest Festival

124th Maifest in Brenham, Texas

Friday, May 2, 2014 Brenham Texas Maifest Festival opens its gates at 6:00 p.m. and closes at midnight.  Saturday, May 3, 2014 the festival begins at noon and closes at midnight.  Sunday, May 4, 2014 Brenham Texas Maifest Festival is from noon to 6:00 p.m.  What is there to do at this festival?  There will be a parade though historic downtown Brenham to kick things off.  Then move on down to Fireman’s Park just a few blocks from the town square and there you will find arts and crafts booths, amusement rides, bean bag tournament, Biergarden Wind Shoppe and German food  and vendors.  Live entertainment on Friday night will be Cory Morrow and on Saturday evening performances by William Clark Green.  There will be a Meitser Von Beir contest, bands and entertainment as well as German church service and the royalty coronation!  Did I forget the best part?  Country Flavors Ice Cream if a big part of this festival.  Buy a band for $6.00 and you are able to eat all of the Blue Bell Ice Cream you can handle all day!  The proceeds of the wrist band sales will benefit the Texas Lions Club Camp for Disabled Children.  What a tremendous gift from the Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham Texas!  The Maifest Festival is free admission to Fireman’s Park all weekend.  Grab your friends and come on out for some great German fun at the Brenham Texas Maifest Festival, May 2014.