Black History Month at Deutschheim, throughout the month of February, focuses on local efforts in opposition to slavery.

  The Fasching Ball will be held February 21 at the Hermannhof Festhalle. Call 573-486-3276 for details.

Gumbo Bottoms —A Big Muddy Musical will be performed March 7-8 at the Showboat Theatre. Show times are Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets call 1-800-932-8687.

Hermann's 30th Annual Wurstfest, March 28-29, will feature a sausage making competition, the popular weiner dog derby, sausage samples and entertainment.

Wurstfest Weekend at Deutschheim, March 28-29, will feature special exhibits and samples of locally made sausages.

  The Second Annual Tour of Hermann Bike Event, April 17-19, will include time trials, a road race, and other events.

Sunday, April 26
A tasting and open house event for bridal couples and their families, showcasing Hermann as a venue for destination weddings.

Hermann's Calendar of Events



January guests enjoyed Hermann Hill's first- quarter lodging deals so much that we've stocked 12 more cases of our Port Chocolate Raspberry sauce just to keep up with demand in February and March. Check our Special's Page for lots money-saving deals and packages.

Hermann's first Wedding Trail was  huge success. We had a great time meeting bridal couples and their families, who toured Hermann's wedding, catering, reception, and lodging venues. If you know someone who's planning a wedding, be sure to tell them about Hermann Hill for destination weddings. The next Wedding Trail will be Sunday, April 26.

We're pleased to announce the first two winners of our Local Heroes award. The selection committee awarded Hermann Hill gift certificates to Michael Luaders and Ric Oppelt, both of the St. Louis area. Michael is a volunteer of Oasis International, a St. Louis based organization that helps refugees relocate. Ric is a fourth- and fifth-grade Sunday School teacher, youth leader, and mentor. Thanks to all of our guests who submitted such great nominations for our monthly recognition of their local hero.

A new massage page on our website describes a variety of spa services that are available right in your room. Both the Inn and Village Cottages now have portable massage tables for our guests' convenience.

Hermann Hill is one of 12 innsnamed the country's most romantic Valentine's Day destinations. The list was compiled for National Geographic Traveler  by the editors of Selection criteria included distinctive décor, superior hospitality, and plenty of entertainment possibilities.

Spring is right around the corner (or so we keep telling ourselves). Until then, February is the perfect time for a romantic Hermann Hill getaway. Call 573-486-4455 or visit

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