The German festival of Maifest has been a tradition in Hermann Missouri for many years. The streets are filled with dancing and music and food as travelers from all over visit our beautiful town. The main reason for the Maifest celebration is to welcome spring and hope for a bountiful harvest.
Each year in Hermann, visitors anticipate the sights during Maifest. In the middle of the street the Maipole is surrounded by children with ribbons ready to decorate and unwind the previous colors and dance around the pole accompanied by German music.
The carnival is one of the main attractions during the Maifest celebration. With rides, games and food the whole family can enjoy the fun times and see the little ones as they ride around on a merry-go-round of cars or other vehicles. One thing you don’t want to forget every year is tasting the funnel cake and sharing with those you love. Wherever you visit from, the town of Hermann invites you to enjoy the Maifest celebration each and every year.