In & Around Tomball

International Friends of Tomball

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Tomball Public Library (at Lone Star College Tomball) 1st Floor Meeting Room

Share Culture – Grow Understanding and Build Community. For more information on this FREE event call Jena at 832-768-0590 or email

Farmers Market Tomball

When: March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2019 – every Saturday

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Farmers Market Tomball at Main & S. Walnut – in the former TISD parking lot – Downtown Tomball. Tomball Farmers Market is a registered nonprofit and works as a cooperative effort of local families dedicated to providing the highest quality food and handmade products to our community. This market was created by farmers and is operated by farmers.  We can only exist and attract more farmers through your continued support. Open rain or shine! For more information email

2nd Saturday at The Depot

Date: March 9, 2019

Time: Opens at 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Rainout Location – (Community Center, 221 Market, Tomball, TX)

Where: The Train Depot, Downtown Tomball, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball, TX

Cost: FREE

Please bring your family to enjoy games, music, entertainment & a movie at dark! Contact Rosalie Dillon at 281-610-2595 for more information.

Honky Tonk Chili Challenge

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: The Train Depot, Downtown Tomball, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball, TX

Cost: Admission & Parking are FREE

Enjoy an afternoon of live two-stepping honky tonk style music along with award winning chili from some of the state’s top cooks. Scheduled to perform are Jeff Woolsey & the Dance Hall Kings, Palomino Moon, and The Country All-Stars. The Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) cook-off and margarita “pour-off” will feature two divisions: CASI members and local businesses/organizations. For more information call 281-290-1003 or email Mike Baxter at

Texas Trade Days at Waller County Fairgrounds

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Waller County Fairgrounds, 21988 F.M. 359, Hempstead, TX 77445

Shop tons of local and statewide artists, crafters, small businesses and entrepreneurs! Our Texas style shopping events are great fun for the whole family! Free Admission and Parking! Handicapped Accessible. (Come in through the main gate on FM 359) For more information or to register as a vendor visit

19th Annual Tomball German Heritage Festival

When: March 29 – 31, 2019

Time: March 29th – 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; March 30th – 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; March 31st – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Old Town Tomball, 401 Market St., Tomball, TX 77375

FREE Admission, Parking & Shuttle

The Tomball German Heritage Festival celebrates the culture and history of Germans in Texas. Filled with traditional games, foods, drinks and folk music, the festival is one of the most unique celebrations of German-American heritage. It features over 200 vendors of Germanic art, crafts, food, beer and wine. For children, the festival hosts pony rides, a petting zoo and special kid-friendly musical theater performances. Throughout each day of the festival, German, Czech and Scandinavian folk dancers and musicians perform for festivalgoers. Vendors come decked out in lederhosen and dirndls, and festivalgoers are encouraged to get in the spirit and wear traditional German attire as well. Visit