The German Heritage Foundation of New Braunfels, hereinafter referred to as GHFoNB, is a nonprofit corporation formed for the purpose of raising funds for the non-profit organizations within the city of New Braunfels that are devoted to the preservation and promotion of New Braunfels German Heritage.

To this end the corporation will endeavor to promote and heighten public interest in and the appreciation of our cities German culture, food, business, people and language. And to fund programs and activities that highlight such culture, food, business, people and language, and to assist its members in the development of such programs and the provisions of such activities.

CHRISTKINDLMARKT The GHFoNB’s main fundraising event is a German style, open-air Christmas Market, held at New Braunfels Conservation Plaza, known as the Christkindlmarkt. Visitors of this market will enjoy German inspired food and drinks as well as items like toys, books and Christmas ornaments from open-air stalls. Accompanied by German music, singing, and dancing, with the goal of commemorating our cities German heritage.

Contact Information For more information, please contact Heather Theis at 830-542-8448 or

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