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.

Sunday Schedule

German Car Show

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m

Sunday only, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Back by popular demand, members of PCA Potomac’s Porsche Club will be displaying their cool cars in the parking lot area at the festival’s entrance for a low key “People’s Choice” car show. The BMW and Mercedes Benz clubs have also been invited. So don’t miss this opportunity to see some of Stuttgart’s and Munich’s best automobiles.

Hospitality Tent Opens

10:30 a.m.

Central Parking Lot


11 A.M.

Musical Entertainment

11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Heidi und Heimat Echo
Alt Washingtonia Schuhplattler Verein
Die Schlauberger ( 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.)


11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Enjoy the best Bavarian food and drink at this exclusive German Brunch. Frühschoppen tickets sold separately. Limited availability. For prices and to reserve your tickets, call: 301.739.8577, ext. 116

Children’s Area

Children’s Tent is supported by Hagerstown-Wesel Sister City Affiliation and sponsored by St. Mary Catholic School and the Washington County Arts Council

11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Craft time for children. Color, create crowns and princess hats, try German paper cutting and much more. Face painting by the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Parent’s Guild.

11:30 A.M to 12 Noon

Authentic German Fairy Tales

12 Noon to 12:20 p.m.

Horn’s Punch and Judy Show*

12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Horn’s Magic Show

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Authentic German Fairy Tales

1:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.

Horn’s Punch and Judy Show*

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Maypole dancing and Authentic German Fairy Tales

3 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Horn’s Punch and Judy Show*

3:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Horn’s Magic Show

*Horn’s Punch & Judy Show is the oldest Punch show in America. This show was started in Baltimore in 1897 by a man named Edward Ross. All of the Punch performances begin and end with merry tunes from Professor Horn’s hand-cranked, organ-grinder’s music box. Including the music, the total length of the show is 20 minutes.

Be sure to visit our dessert and craft vendors!