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On April 7th, the Austin Saengerrunde will be bringing back the Texas German Bier Festival! We are celebrating Texas German bier and breweries with tastings, bowling & live music with Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo!



This year we are "twisting" things up and partnering with local chefs and restaurants bringing Austin's first Pretzel Festival. Try delicious pretzel bites from local bakers, chefs and restaurants.

Ticket includes: Specialty Glassware, Pretzel Tastings, and Drink Tickets. Access to the Garten, Saengerrunde Halle and Bowling Alley. 


Foodways Texas and the Austin Saengerrunde are focused on our main mission: To preserve Texas foodways, history and the legacy of our vendors! 

Pretzel & Bier Vendors 

Our favorite psychedelic polka band in all the land, Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo and The Chainlink Band with all your favorite, sing-along hits!


Early Wristband Pick-Up:

Skip the Will Call line and go straight to the bier & brezel!

Pick up your wristband, mug and drink card at Scholz Garten: 


Thursday 4/5, 4pm - 7pm

Saturday 4/7, 10am - 1pm


Plus, Big Bend Brewing Co. is having a Pint Night at Scholz on Thursday! Two for one!





Das Bier Tastings from 5pm to 11pm


Pretzel Tastings will be from 5pm to 9pm

Rain or shine, the party must go on!


Will tickets be sold at the door?

If we do not sell out, we will sell tickets at the door. General admission: $45 and Saengerrunde Members $30. Get your tickets early to secure your ticket and save a few bucks!


Is this an all ages event?
- All ages are welcome but you must be 21+ to drink alcohol. Admission for children under 13 years of age is FREE.

Is this a dog friendly event? 
- Due to our food permit policy for this event, dogs are not allowed. Sorry.

Is there re-entry?
- Yes. 

Can I bring outside drinks or food? 
- No. 

Where to park?
- There is plenty of street parking around the perimeter of the venue, both metered and non-metered. The state parking garages are also available but usually charges a fee.