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.

Augustoberfest 2021 Postponed – Foundation Sponsoring Downtown Plaza Festival

The Augustoberfest Charitable Foundation (“the Foundation”) has announced the postponement of their 25th Augustoberfest Anniversary Event until August 2022.  However, the Foundation is pleased to announce they will be sponsoring the Downtown Plaza Festival, a small scale German-themed event, which will be located at University Plaza in Downtown Hagerstown, MD on Saturday, August 21, 2021.