The Oldest German Festival In Missouri Is Right Around The Corner, And Here’s Why You Need To Go
Maifest is the traditional German celebration of the arrival of spring. Missouri has many areas that a rich in German history and ancestry. The 66th Annual Maifest celebration will once again be held in Hermann, which is a popular Missouri wine destination. Dance around the maypole, enjoy sausages, sip wine, and soak up the sun May 18th through 20th in true German fashion!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you been to the Hermann Maifest? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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