Our annual festival pays tribute to the area's rich German heritage and supports scholarships for exchange students to Hagerstown's Sister City—Wesel, Germany. This exciting event is run by the nonprofit organization, the Augustoberfest Charitable Foundation.

2015 Fit Walk

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 noonHEAL of Washington County will be sponsoring for the 2nd year a non-competitive walk open to all as part of the festivities, on Saturday, August 22nd from 8am to 12noon. You can walk alone, with family members or friends, or with folks you meet along the way. If you want to combine fun, fitness, and fellowship please join us. This is a 10Km walk with a shorter 5Km trail for those who desire a shorter distance. Participants will walk on streets and roadsides of Hagerstown and view beautiful downtown and City Park. Start at the HEAL of Washington County table in the Augustoberfest tent on Saturday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 noon to be finished by 3 p.m.