Just like Father Christmas, you too will need to make a list. There is so much going on, it’s only a matter of where to head first. The Kristkindl Markt will take place this weekend December 1st and 2nd at Stone Hill Winery and at our Hermannhof Festhalle next weekend, December 8th and 9th. Guests will be treated to old fashioned entertainment with costumed carolers and special performances. This authentic German Christmas market offers a variety of artists along with German cookies and holiday fare .
Have you ever wanted to step inside one of the beautifully decorated homes to enjoy the lights, the scents, and the magic? You’re in luck. On Saturday the 1st of December, visitors are welcome to take part in the Holiday House Tours for just $10 per person 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Another tour you don’t want to miss is that of the St. George Rectory where you will travel from wine cellar to the attic. This historic Franciscan rectory is filled with lavish displays for the holidays.
By now you’re sure to be feeling the spirit, so why not head over to the Deutschheim Weihnachtsfest, an authentic 19th century German Christmas celebration at the Deutschheim State Historic site this weekend or next weekend? Or visit the German School Museum where you’ll be able to take home treats from the German Bakery and tour the newly renovated museum rooms.
New this year to our town’s festivities is the Christmas Tablescapes, which will be held at the historic 1864 Rotunda building located on Washington Street between 10th and 11th street. Admission is $5 per person where you will enjoy the beauty of nearly 30 holiday table exhibits on display along with hot cider and Christmas music.
On Saturday December 1st, Hermannhof will top off these festivities at the Hofgarten with the Lewis & Clark Christmas. Here the St. Charles Corps of Discovery will set up an encampment with demonstrations, displays, and a lantern tour.
With all these activities, you’re sure to be in the holiday mood. Come enjoy a weekend in Hermann MO with your family, friends, and loved ones. Cap off the evening with a bottle of one of our award winning wines and enjoy a luxurious guest room at our Hermann MO Bed and Breakfast, as we are within walking distance to many of these events. We have fantastic views and many of our rooms have fireplaces to add to the ambiance of the Christmas spirit. Come stay with us and you’ll fall in love with Christmas all over again.