Hermann Holiday Events

Hermann is magical around Christmas, with holiday musical celebrations, wine and food events, holiday house tours and traditional German festivities in November and December.

Hermann Holiday schedule:

  • November 17 & 18
    • Holiday Fare Wine Trail – Saturday & Sunday – Wine and holiday food pairings at 7 local wineries. Advance Ticket Purchase Required.Read More
  • November 23
    • Children’s Lantern Parade
    • Christmas tree Lighting Ceremony
  • November 24
    • Sounds of Starkenburg – Free concert at St. Martin’s Church in Starkenburg is a beloved Hermann holiday tradition. Performers include organist Barry Bierwirth, the St. Paul UCC Handbell Choir and guest vocalists and instrumentalists. Concerts are at 1:00, 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. There will be a soup supper in Valentine Hall from 2:00 to 6:00.

  • December 1 & 2
    • Kristkindl Markt at Stone Hill Winery – Saturday & Sunday – Traditional German Christmas market
    • Holiday House Tours – Saturday
    • Deutchheim Weihnachtfest – Saturday & Sunday – A traditional 19th-century German Christmas celebration, with Christmas cookies and antique displays
    • Historic Herman Museum at the German School German Bake Sale – Saturday & Sunday
    • Christmas Tablescapes at the Rotunda – Saturday & Sunday, Elaborate Christmas table displays
  • December 6, 7 & 8
    • The Spirit of CHRISTmas at Starkenburg – Featuring mezzo-soprano Carrie Kirchhofer-Tilly and organist Jonie Loehnig on the 1860 Pfeffer pipe organ at the beautiful St. Martin’s Church, six miles west of Hermann. Concerts are at 2:30 p.m. on December 6, 7 and 8. Enjoy sing-a-longs during the concert and refreshments afterward. Vendor market open 1:00 to 4:30.
  • December 8 & 9
    • Say Cheese Wine Trail – Saturday & Sunday – Wine and cheese inspired food pairings on the Hermann Wine Trail at 7 local wineries. Advanced Ticket Purchase Required. Read More
    • Christkindl at Hermannhof Festhalle – Saturday & Sunday – Traditional German Christmas market
    • Deutchheim Weihnachtfest – Saturday & Sunday – A traditional 19th-century German Christmas celebration, with Christmas cookies and antique displays
    • Historic Herman Museum at the German School German Bake Sale – Saturday & Sunday
    • Christmas Tablescapes at the Rotunda – Saturday & Sunday, Elaborate Christmas table displays
    • Columbia Handbell Ensemble – Saturday
    Read more about Hermann’s Christmas events.

Visit Hermann and experience a small town Christmas celebration the whole family will enjoy!

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