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Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Are you pining for some good polka music? You can enjoy this, along with waltzes and country music at Maifest, one of the oldest German festivals in the state. On May 3 through 5, Brenham will host this gala event that will involve parades, food and pageants, as well as crafts and exhibits.

Fireman’s Park will be the location of a German Village, a highlight of the festivity that will tell the story of the German pioneers who settled in the area, ultimately becoming German Texans. Visitors can watch various demonstrations here, including how to wash clothes with lye soap. Also, vendors will be selling German imports, along with products from Central and Eastern Europe.

Other highlights of the festival include dominos tournaments, all-you-can-eat ice cream and entertainment by German bands. You’re guaranteed to have a good time as you join the community celebrate their culture and heritage.

Visit TexasCampgrounds.com to find a campground close to Brenham. Go to the Find a Park page then click on search by city. Select Waller, a town only 31 miles away. You can stay at the Lone Star Yogi Park Resort. Just click the Book Now button to reserve a spot.