Bavarian Blast

Thursday, July 18th - Saturday, 20th, 2024
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Bavarian Blast is a weekend-long celebration of German heritage and culture held at the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm, Minnesota. This lively festival brings together nationally-known musicians, local entertainers, and a variety of delicious foods and beverages. Whether you’re a fan of polka music, authentic German clothing, or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere, Bavarian Blast has something for everyone.

Bavarian Blast has been a beloved tradition in New Ulm for over 16 years. The festival started in 2008 and has grown in popularity ever since. It was created to celebrate the rich German heritage of the community and has become a highlight of the summer for locals and visitors alike. Each year, the festival attracts thousands of people who come to enjoy the music, food, and unique cultural experiences.

The festival also features a plethora of family-friendly contests like dog races, a beer stein-holding contest, barrel rolling, and a sauerkraut-eating contest. There are also running events, with options for a 5k or 10k.

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