8 Fun Things to Do in Muenster, TX

Wilkommen (Welcome) to Muenster, TX ~ home of several amazing things you’re going to have to experience for yourself! Muenster, TX is a small town just off I-35E North of the Metroplex and just up the road from where I live.  The short trip there is totally worth it and I’ll share with you 8 fun things to do while you’re there!

wilkommen sign in muenster tx

What you’ll love about Muenster, TX


A German festival held in Muenster, TX with a spread of traditional foods like various German sausages, brat wurst, jerky, sauerkraut, pickled everything, strudels, cakes, pies, and homemade breads, various cheeses and a variety of German beers. Find out more here.

germanfest logo in muenster tx


This longtime, well-known festival was started in 1810 to celebrate a royal wedding in Germany. Now this small town in North Texas continues that tradition for us here with festivities including German foods, a beer run and weiner dog races!

oktoberfest ad in muenster tx

It is held on October 1-3 at the Heritage Park Pavilion, ​301 N. Ash Street, Muenster, TX. Read more here. 

Golf Course in Muenster, Texas

Turtle Hill golf course

Now golf is the main reason I love to go to Muenster, TX. This amazing landscape is like no other in the North Texas area. Lush greenery, rolling hills and plenty of nature can be found here and even a turtle or two…

turtle on the turtle hills golf course

We always enjoy our time golfing (even though I just ride the cart–LOL) Book your tee time for Turtle Hill Golf Course here.

These are some of the views and thing we saw on our most recent trip.

turtle hill golf course views

There are several wind turbines that pepper the landscape. It’s super peaceful and serene.

turtle hill golf course

There are several water features that make gorgeous backdrops for peaceful scenes.

turtle hill golf course water feature

Shopping in Muenster, TX

The small downtown is big on shopping that’s for sure! Enjoy everything from boutiques and garden decor to antique malls. These are some of my favorites…

The Bird’s Nest

This is a fun little shop located at 223 N Main Street that sells all sorts of garden paraphenalia as well as some antiques, clothing and decor! It’s a must stop place anytime we visit Muenster!

Main Street Mercantile

Located at 202 N Main Street this antique mall is full of exciting goodness for any avid vintage lover! Definitely should be a stop on your list for antique shopping.

antique mall

Vintage cameras are a thing with me… I don’t really know why?

vintage cameras

Every row of glass and pottery was organized neatly by color! It reminds me of the Antique Gallery in Lewisville, TX!

green and amber vintage glassware

Vintage Underwood typewriters are so fun to decorate your home office with and I’m always drawn to them in antique malls.

vintage typewriter

I found this amazing assortment of colored glass bottles.

vintage glass bottle collection

There was a large collection of German steins!

assortment of German steins

Rolling pins and I have a special connection.  Did you see my favorite DIY Project using rolling pins?  See it HERE

vintage rolling pins

This was a strange, but fun sign hanging in the antique mall!

wooden sign in antique mall

There were so many cool things to see!

Girlfriend’s Boutique & Main Street Koffee

There are several cute shops downtown and this boutique/coffee shop is one of them! So many gorgeous, trendy clothes to browse and grab a cup of coffee to keep you going!

Places to Eat in Muenster, TX

Doc’s Bar & Grill Biergarten

This is hands down our favorite place to stop for a bite to eat while in Muenster. The menu is full of amazing choices, you can never go wrong!

Docs grill and bar restaurant biergarten

I typically choose the chicken salad sandwhich on yummy pretzel bread, served with a side of my favorite pickled beets. Yes, you read that right, pickled beets are my favorite!

I never leave this place without a slice of homemade cake. This particular day we could choose from red velvet, chocolate or lemon rosemary. I went for the unusual and I’m so glad I did–it was amazing!

lemon rosemary cake

What I found in Muenster, TX

From the golf course to the antique malls and around town, Muenster is a real adventure! One of my favorite things to witness is the little clock at the top of Fischer’s Market grocery that plays music and rotates a little mechanical German scene every hour.

fischers market clock scene

The downtown area is clean and easy to navigate. 

There is also an amazing 309 acre lake in Muenster called Muenster Lake which is open year round. Located 3 miles west of Muenster on SH 82, it’s got easy access for boating and camping.

Rumor has it, it is good for fishing largemouth bass, crappie, and channel catfish!

Muenster is so much fun and never disappoints! If you are near the area, consider stopping here, you’ll be glad you did!


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Where is Muenster, TX?

Muenster is a small town in Texas located just off I-35E North of the Metroplex. See Google Map below for reference.

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