71st Annual Maifest Festival

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Saturday May 20, 2023


Hermann’s annual celebration of spring is a beloved tradition—one of Missouri’s oldest German festivals. Highlights include Maypole dancers, the Volksplatz market place, beer gardens, German music and food, activities for children, and craft demonstrations. Festivities end Sunday afternoon with the Maifest parade.

Volksplatz – Outdoor Street Market

Schiller Street, from 1st to 4th and East 3rd Street from Schiller to Gutenberg

10 am – 5 pm

Schnitzeljagd für Kinder
(Kid’s Scavenger Hunt)
10 am – 5 pm

Historic District: Market, 4th, Schiller

  • Maps provided at Blondie’s Dolls Toy Shop, 201 Schiller & Sugar Momma’s Candies, 407 Market
  • Up to age 15, accompanied by parent or guardian

Heritage Art Festival at Wagon Works

3rd & Gutenberg

10 am to 5 pm

Sponsored by Hermann Arts Council

Jaycees Beer Garden

Sesquicentennial Park, 3rd & Gutenberg

  • Beer garden
  • Live music
  • No cover charge

Other Saturday Entertainment

Music on Schiller, Keegan Boyer, 1 – 3

Spend the night in Hermann!