Two years in the making: Wurstfest prepares for 60th festival after completing new facility
As area nonprofits and the Wurstfest Association prepare for the upcoming festival, Community Impact Newspaper takes a look back at the construction of the new Marktplatz building that began in late 2019.communityimpact.com
Wurstfest renovations underway after 2019 fire
The renovation of Wursthalle and the Marktplatz is fully underway and video of the progress was shared by Wurstfest officials. “Before you know it, local volunteers and sausage makers will be serving all your Wurstfest favorites,” the Facebook post reads. Marketplatz 1st Slab Pour Before you know it, local volunteers and sausage makers will be serving all your Wurstfest favorites. #wurstfest Posted by Wurstfest on Monday, June 8, 2020The Marktplatz building was declared a total loss after a fire on Nov. 15, 2019, just days after the 59th annual Wurstfest wrapped up. Renderings show new Marktplatz building at Wurstfest grounds in New BraunfelsRenderings posted to the Wurstfest Facebook page in April show what the new building is expected to look like when it’s completed sometime this year.
Crews working to rebuild after massive fire destroys Marktplatz building in New Braunfels
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Crews are working to clean up the Marktplatz building at the Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels less than two months after the structure was destroyed in a massive fire. The building went up in flames Nov. 15, just days after the 59th annual Wurstfest wrapped up. Marktplatz building a ‘total loss’ after fire at Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, official saysRegular attendees are hopeful the space will be up and running in time for the 60th annual Wurstfest. This year’s celebration, which kicks off Nov. 6, will commemorate the 175th anniversary of the founding of New Braunfels. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Marktplatz building a ‘total loss’ after fire at Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, official says
Marktplatz building a ‘total loss’ after fire at Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, official saysPublished: November 15, 2019, 6:45 pmWurstfest will be ready for its 60th annual celebration in 2020 following a devastating fire that sparked Thursday night and reignited Friday morning at the festival grounds in New Braunfels, officials said.
Full closure of WB lanes on Interstate 10 scheduled Friday night, EB I-10 closure Saturday night
SAN ANTONIO – Texas Department of Transportation crews will close a stretch of Interstate 10 on Friday and Saturday nights for bridge work. The westbound lanes will be closed at Boerne Stage Road starting Friday at 9 p.m. through Saturday at 9 a.m.Marktplatz building a ‘total loss’ after fire at Wurstfest grounds in New Braunfels, official saysThe eastbound lanes will be closed at Boerne Stage Road Saturday at 9 p.m. through Sunday at 9 a.m.Boerne Stage Road will be closed in both directions at I-10 from 6 p.m. Friday until noon on Sunday. San Antonio family in fight with HOA over early Christmas decorations