Bethel Colony News

News and events happening in and around our town.

Christmas In Bethel

We hope you'll join us in Bethel, Missouri on Sunday, December 8th, for the annual "Christmas in Bethel" celebration. The colonists observed many "fete" days such as Easter, Christmas, New Years, harvest feasts, Independence Day and others with music, singing, dancing...

Bethel German Colony 175th Anniversary

Bethel is celebrating 175 years on October 4-5, 2019. Everyone is invited to attend to make new friends, revive old acquaintances, learn new information about an age-old tradition, shop for a one of a kind gift, eat German food, or simply relax and enjoy the day....

16th Annual Youth Big Buck Hunt

The 16th annual Bethel Colony "Youth Hunt" competition will take place the youth weekend only, November 2-3, 2019. The buck with the most points (minimum size of 1" point to qualify) wins 50% of the entry pool, along with other prizes. Bethel Colony retains the...

Bethel German Colony 175th Anniversary Heritage Day

As we approach the 175th anniversary of the founding of Bethel, it seems appropriate to include artisans in the Septaquintaquinquecentennial events. We also thought it was the perfect opportunity to invite third thru fifth grade school children to Bethel again to...

Wildlife & Outdoor Expo 2019

The First Annual Wildlife & Outdoor Expo will be held in Bethel, Missouri on Labor Day - September 2, 2019. The village of Bethel is a historical German Colony located in Northeast Missouri. Several of the original Colony homes are still in existence. A variety of...

Fall Pickers Market

We're excited to be hosting the Northeast Missouri Fall Pickers Market in Bethel on Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8, 2019. Antiques Vintage Architectural Salvage Jewelry & Clothing Repurposed Finds Handmade Crafts Original Art Fall Decor Live Music Food Good...

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