Folks around central Texas recognize Communities in Schools as a well-established organization geared toward helping students succeed. Their network of support aids more than 24,000 students in the New Braunfels, Comal, Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City, and Marion ISDs. It is the mission of this nonprofit charity to provide the following: · A one-on-one relationship with a caring […]

Kartoffelpuffer – this silly-sounding word (German for “potato pancake”) means serious business for the Rotary Club of New Braunfels. Every year, Wurstfest attendees line up by the hundreds for a heaping helping of the Rotary’s signature festival-food treat. Beyond the immediate satisfaction they bring to hungry patrons, sales of the kartoffelpuffers and other delicious fare […]

Strike up the Band! The New Braunfels High School Band and Guard Boosters are a volunteer organization with the singular goal of raising funds to support the Mighty Unicorn Band. The organization operates the festivals official souvenir booth during the ten-day event, in addition to their other fundraising activities throughout the year. Musical instruction and […]

The Wurstfest Association has donated $1000 to help the New Braunfels Railroad Museum execute its biannual Train Show fundraisers. This event, held at the downtown convention center, features many large model railroads in various scales, a chance for kids to be Junior Engineers at the famous ‘Kids Run the Trains’ area, over 60 vendors, an […]

Wurstfest was proud to be the Title Sponsor of Folkfest 2017! This annual festival celebrates New Braunfels’ unique history and heritage from a pioneer perspective, making for a family-friendly educational weekend experience! The lush 11-acre grounds of The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture are home to this unique cultural celebration. Every year, Folkfest visitors learn […]

Wurstfest helps Brauntex entertain the community. The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 donation from the Wurstfest Association. These funds will directly support the “Raise the Roof” capital campaign that will replace the 75-year-old roof on the theatre building. This vital donation, along with other generous […]

Wurstfest donations help with needed upgrades. Circle Arts Theatre is a not-for-profit theatre production company located in beautiful Landa Park, adjacent to the Wurstfest Grounds. Now entering their 50th year, the company has enjoyed a long symbiotic relationship with Wurstfest, working together for the past 46 of those years to provide an annual old-time melodrama […]

  Wurstfest would like to congratulate the following winners for their stellar performance in the 2016 Wurstfest Dance Contests. 2016 Waltz Contest Winners: First Place goes to returning champs Sara Mynarcik and Ray Lenart of Plano, TX; Second place was awarded to Rusty & Mary Dickensheets of San Antonio; and Third Place went to Renée […]

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1st place Michael & Deborah Logue 3rd place James & Nicole Miller