Hermann is home to many festivals and annual events during the year ranging from our famous Maifest and Oktoberfest, to live music events, and festivals for the whole family.

Hermann Antique Show

April 20, 2024   |  Event Link

Join us at the Historic Festhalle at the Inn at Hermannhof (corner of 1st and Gutenberg) where antique dealers from across the country gather to bring you the best in early country antiques.


May 17-19, 2024    |    Event Link

Maifest is an old-fashioned celebration of spring and Hermann’s German heritage, with German music, dancing, food, and parades. Add Maypole dancers, children’s games, heritage tours, beer gardens, and an outdoor market for shopping, and visitors can enjoy an amazing small-town celebration.

Hermann Garden Tour

June 1st & 2nd, 2024     |     Event Link

Town and country tours of private gardens filled with early summer flowers, herbs, and/or vegetables. A walking tour of public town gardens designed and supported by the Garden Club. Visitors can chat with many gardeners.

Hermann Plein Air Festival

June 8th – 14th, 2024     |     Event Link

Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to experience the rolling hills and vineyards of Hermann during our second annual Hermann Plein Air Festival.

FreedomFest 2024

Thursday, July 4th & Friday, July 5th, 2024 | Event Link

Fireworks celebration is Friday, July 5th!

Hermann’s Freedomfest is an annual 4th of July celebration. Events include a parade, games, food booths, music at Riverfront Park, and a concert by Hermann’s Municipal Band at the Clara Eitmann Messmer Amphitheater.

Missouri Bourbon Festival 2024

August 3, 2024   |  Event Link

The inaugural Missouri Bourbon Festival in Hermann hosted by Copper Mule Distillery. Enjoy bourbon tastings from Missouri Bourbon distilleries, learn about Bourbon at educational sessions, and participate in the Missouri Bourbon Games!

Hermann Blue Oval Rally

August 23-24, 2024  |  Event Link

Hundreds of Ford enthusiasts rally in downtown Hermann to show off vehicles from Model A’s to Mustangs. The main Saturday attraction is an all-day All Ford Show starting at 8 a.m. on downtown Fourth Street.

3rd Annual River City Cruisers Cruise-In

Mid-September, 2024

Second Annual Cruise-In to benefit annual scholarships and other local charities. Come to cruise or come to watch – 50’s and 60’s period dress would be KOOL!!!


September 21, 2024   |  Event Link

Annual Charity Event featuring an Amateur BBQ Competition, Whiskey Samples from Missouri Distillers, Craft Demos, Cigar Smoking, & Live Music.

Oktoberfest 2024

All Weekends in October, 2024   |  Event Link

Each October, amid a backdrop of brilliant Missouri fall colors, Hermann hosts Oktoberfest, a celebration of the town’s German heritage, the autumn season, good food, wine, beer, and music.

72nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

October 12 & 13, 2024    |    Event Link

The festival features a wide variety of original art and handmade crafts on the second weekend in October.

Witches & Wine Festival

Thursday, October 17th, 2024   |  Event Link

Ladies Night Out in beautiful historic Hermann, MO!
Join us for WINE, Food, Dancing, Vendors, Local Shops, Costume Contest & More…
Must be 21+ to attend this event.

Christmastime in Hermann

Weekends from November 29th to December 31st   |    Event Link

Christmastime is magical in our German village, where holiday traditions date back centuries. Beginning with a traditional Lantern Parade just after Thanksgiving and ending with the annual ringing of the bell in the Clock Tower to usher in the New Year, Hermann has much to offer visitors of all ages.

Wurstfest 2025

3rd weekend in March, 2025

Professional meat processors attend from all over Missouri, with samples and products for sale. Professional and amateur sausage-making competition, Kraut making class, German dancing and music. And the crowd-pleasing Wiener Dog Derby may well turn Hermann into the Wiener Dog Capital of the World!

Hermann Wurstfest

Spend the night in Hermann!