Wurstfest celebration well underway in New Braunfels

Wurstfest oma Gayle Hampel works at one of two booths run by the New Braunfels Rotary Club. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wurstfest oma Gayle Hampel works at one of two booths run by the New Braunfels Rotary Club. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Wurstfest oma Gayle Hampel works at one of two booths run by the New Braunfels Rotary Club. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Wurstfest attendees consume sausage each year. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Die Bayrischen Hiatamadln, a six-person, all-female band from the Greater Munich area, performs on Day 4 of Wurstfest. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A young festivalgoer enjoys a stroll by the Comal River on the grounds of Wurstfest. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Beer and sausage are fan favorites at Wurstfest. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Members of the New Braunfels Rotary Club fry up a batch of potato pancakes. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Wurstfest continues in New Braunfels from Nov. 1-10.
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A cheery Wurstfest opa enjoys one of the healthier festival food options. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Face painting is one of the many attractions for children at this year's Wurstfest. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Wurstfest opas, or grandfathers, work during the 10-day festival. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Food options include classic German fare to Americanized options, such as pizza and waffles. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Wurstfest attendees enjoy live music at one of three festival stages. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Landa Falls is on the grounds of Wurstfest in New Braunfels. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
A German cultural celebration, the 10-day Wurstfest festival is ongoing in New Braunfels from Nov. 1-10.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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