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Calendar of Events and Activities, 2019


Hermann Oktoberfest 

October 5, 2019 - October 28, 2019

Held every weekend throughout the month of October, the Hermann Oktoberfest is an annual tradition for thousands of visitors, who enjoy a traditional German celebration amid spectacular fall colors in Missouri’s most beautiful town.

Holiday Fare Wine Trail 

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Enjoy festive food and wine pairings at Hermannhof and six other stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Event hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. $30/person. Advance tickets required.

Santa Rampage

December 14, 2019

A fun pub crawl to benefit the Community Christmas Charity Program that provides toys and clothes to needy children. Registration opens at 2:00 p.m. at Tin Mill Brewery. Crawl includes eight stops and ends at the brewery with dancing to the music of Last Chance. Santa or other seasonal apparel encouraged. Must be 21 to participate. Starts at 5:00pm. Cost: $10.00

Check-in 3 p.m. Tin Mill Brewery (lower level)


Christmas Traditions at Hermann Farm

December 14, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Herman Farm invites visitors to take a walk back in time to Christmas as it was celebrated in the 19th-century Hermann. The Farm will be open from 10:00 to 5:00. Tram tours depart at 11:00 and 1:00 on Saturday and 1:00 on Sunday ($18 for adults and $12 for children ages 3-15). Self-guided walking tours of First Settlement Village are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Beautiful holiday decorations and refreshments are part of the festivities.

Christkindl Markt at Hermannhof

December 14, 2019 - December 15, 2019

The riverfront Festhalle evokes the ambience of European Christmas markets. Hours are 10:00 to 4:00 on Saturday and Sunday. The cost is $5.00. For information call 573-291-1027.

Say Cheese Wine Trail 

December 14, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Enjoy cheese-inspired dishes and wine pairings, from classic to creative, at Hermannhof and six other stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. Advanced tickets required.

New Year's Eve - Party of the Decade

December 31, 2019, 5:30pm 

Join us in the Historic Festhalle for all sorts of festivities on New Years Eve.  Starting at 5:30pm, we will have appetizers, dinner, deejay, drinks, and more!  With your ticket, you will receive two free drinks (additional drinks available for purchase).  The dance floor will be hopping, and you won't want to miss it!  There are two ways to participate:  purchase the package with your stay at the inn, or just come for the party!  The price is $75 for an individual, $100 for a couple, or $375 for a table of 8.
 
Book a night at the inn here, or purchase tickets without staying the night here.

Calendar of Events and Activities, 2020

A Murder Mystery Weekend

January 10- January 12, 2020 

Are you ready to help solve the biggest murder mystery of the season? This mystery takes place over the course of an entire weekend, and the killer will be revealed Sunday morning. Your room, breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning, dinner Friday night, evening appetizers on Saturday are all included in the rate. You will be invited to discover clues and investigate crimes scenes all around Hermannhof: The winery, restaurant, brewery, inn, and other locations are all in play! So do you think you have what it takes to solve the biggest crime to hit Hermann in the last 150 years? We will see. 

Book your room here.

Hermannhof's History & Haunts

February 7-9, 2020

Join us for Hermannhof's first ever Ghost Hunting Weekend! Monster Paranormal out of St. Louis will be leading a 2-day event with investigations at the Hermannhof Winery and the Inn at Hermannhof. The weekend includes two dinner presentations, the two investigations, a history tour of Hermannhof, and other special activities in the old Hermannhof Wine Cellars.

The Inn was built in the 1870s, and the winery was built in a couple decades prior to that.  The history these buildings have seen is unbelievable.  If only walls could talk...  perhaps they can!  

Friday's Presentation will consist of how paranormal investigators investigate, the tools they use, some evidence that Monster Paranormal has collected, proper etiquette when investigating, and more!  Saturday's presentation will provide more evidence and some local history collected by Monster Paranormal.

Special activities will take place in the Hermannhof Winery Cellars on Saturday afternoon, and a walking tour telling some of the history that makes Hermannhof so unique will help our guests ask pointed questions to our friends on the other side.

Book your room Here.
 

The Hermannhof Wine Cellar is ade of stone and is arched all the way from front to back.  A couple doorways are cut out of the stonework.  At the far end, two wine barrels rest of theis side in what used to be an elevator powered by draft horses.


Chocolate Wine Trail

February 22, - February 23, 2020

Enjoy chocolate and wine pairings at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Hours are 10:00 to 6:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. A word to the wise — tickets sell out early for this popular Valentine’s getaway. Cost: $30.00


Hermann Wurstfest

March 27 - March 29, 2020

This popular event celebrates the traditional art of German sausage making.

The Farmers’ Table Wine Trail

April 4, 2020

Meet the local farmers behind the food as you taste your way through seven delectable wine and food pairings on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Advance tickets required. Purchase tickets online at HermannWineTrail.com or from the Hermann Welcome Center, 800-932-8687. Sponsored by the Hermann Wine Trail and Missouri CommonGround. Starts at 10:00 am, ends at 5:00 pm. Cost: $30.00

Antique Show

April 18, 2020

Enjoy the longest continuously running quality antique show in Missouri. Some 30 antique dealers from across the country gather at the Hermannhof Festhalle to bring you the best in early country antiques. For information call 573-291-1275. Starts at 10:00 am, ends at 4:00 pm. Cost: $5.00

Wild Bacon Wine Trail

May 2 - May 3, 2020

Smoky, savory and always delicious, bacon pairs with wine at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Event hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. Advance tickets required. Cost: $30.00

Berries & BarBQ Wine Trail

July 25 - July 26, 2020

Sip & sample the flavors of summer at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Event hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. Advance tickets required. Cost: $30.00

Holiday Fare Wine Trail

November 21 - November 22, 2020

Enjoy festive food and wine pairings at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Event hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. $30/person. Advance tickets required.

Say Cheese Wine Trail

December 12 - December 13, 2020

Enjoy cheese-inspired dishes and wine pairings, from classic to creative, at seven stops on the scenic Hermann Wine Trail. Hours are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and 11:00 to 5:00 Sunday. Advanced tickets required. Cost: $30.00


Our Annual Events 


Wine Trails 

The Hermann Wine Trail meanders for 20 scenic miles along the Missouri River. Along the trail, seven family owned wineries are open for tasting and tours. Don’t miss out on the multiple wine trails including Chocolate, Bacon, Berries & BBQ, Holiday Fare, and Say Cheese themed weekends.


Wurstfest 

A two-day citywide celebration of the traditional art of German sausage making. Professional and amateur sausage-making competitions, sausage samples and sales, sausage-making demonstrations and displays, and the crowd-pleasing wiener dog derby on Sunday


Whiskey Fest 

A celebration devoted to the exploration of whiskey throughout the centuries. Sample the finest American made whiskey, bourbon and scotches. Live music, cigars and delicious foods will complement the tasting experience.