Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival Exhibitor Information
Tomball, TX 40809
|NOTE: This information is for a past event . . . check back for updates from the show director.|
|Start Date: 12/12/2014|
End Date: 12/14/2014
Event Hours: Fri 6pm-10pm Sat. 10am-9pm Sun. 10am-6pm
Event Site: Old Town Tomball, At the intersection of 200 Market and Walnut, Train Depot Plaza
Application Due - Art & Craft: 11/4/2014
Cancellation Note: No refunds, No rain day
Setup Date / Time: 12/12/2014 - Thur and Fri am
Setup requirements: street festival vendor must furnish all set up, good parking
Year of Event: 7
Estimated Attendance: 25,000 Source: Police Dept.
Admission: Adults: $0.00 Children: $0.00 Seniors: $0.00
Adm. Last Year: Adults: $0.00 Children: $0.00 Seniors: $0.00
Applications last year: 0 Return percentage:
Booths - Art & Craft: 175 Booths - Food Vendors: 20
Indoor/Outdoor: 10% Indoor 90% Outdoor
Selection Process: First come, first served
Jury Medium: Photos 2 + 1
Merit Awards: $0
Patron Pre-Purchases: $0
Advertising: Yes, will be well advertised by the City of Tomball Texas and Sister City Org. Local newspapers, internet, flyers,etc
Event Web Site
Google Map of Tomball, TX
Event Category: Arts & Craft, Traditional Craft, Historical Festival, Community Celebration, Seasonal / Holiday, German Festival
Acceptable Work: Limited or handmade prints, Offset lithograph prints, Country Crafts, Handcraft item under $25, Painted / appliqued clothing, Imported art or other items, Manufactured or resale items, Photography , German or Ethic
Booth Fee: $275 Size: 10 x 10
Note on Fees: City waives any additional fees. Only the app fee is required.
Tables & Chairs: for visitors only
Patron Parking: yes
Vendor Parking: yes
Restrooms: yes handicap also
Sponsoring Org.: Tomball Sister City Org.
Address: PO Box 1131, Tomball TX 77377
Phone: 281 379 6844
German Christmas Market “Weihnachtsmarkt Texas Style”
“Second Weekend in December”
Fri. 6pm - 10pm Sat. 10am – 10pm Sun. 10am-6pm
Tomball, Texas, Old Town near the historical Train Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm
Free Admission and No Parking Fees
Vendors Welcome. For vendor application and information contact: Grady Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 281 379 6844.
Herzlich Willkommen! You do not have to be German to enjoy this festival.
Come and enjoy the family-friendly ambience - Gemütlichkeit - of this unique music/street festival and open air market along with antique shops, and the old town area.
Tap your feet to the music of Chris Rybak, Das Ist Lustig, Valina, and get into the festive spirit with the sounds of the Christmas musical groups.
An estimate 80 unique and interesting street vendors will line Market and Walnut Street, selling German Christmas items, arts and crafts, and much more.
The German Tent and music stage will be located near 200 Market Street. The tent will house the beer garden decorated in a German theme and Christmas lights. Tables and chairs will allow you to relax with your Dunkles Bier (dark beer), or a warm cup of Glühwein. Don’t miss the traditional Dutch Santa and live Nutcracker.
The Kinderfest (kid’s area) will provide entertainment and fun for the young visitors. It includes bungee-jumping, petting zoo, large inflatable bounce house, and more. Enjoy the large outdoor movie screen, a hayride or the Christmas lights tour.
Food vendors will include traditional German food and drink, Glühwein (mulled wine), beer, Christmas Stollen, Kaffee und Kuchen (coffee and pastry), Bratwurst, red cabbage, sauerkraut, apple strudel, etc., and will, also, include festival foods like funnel cake, corn dogs, hot dogs, hamburgers, kettle korn, and barbeque.
Highlights of the Festival will include: The lighting of the City Christmas tree, music on the Depot Stage, Santa, ice skating rink, and the dedication and unveiling of a new bronze statue “The Train Conductor”.
The Market is sponsored by the City of Tomball, Tomball Sister City, and German Heritage Festival www.tomballsistercity.org . www.myspace.com/tgchristmas
* Please note: the sponsoring organization listed above is the person or group responsible for this event. For event questions, please contact them.