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We’re proud of our history, heritage and traditions here in Fredericksburg- which is no less apparent during the holidays! Check out these great history and heritage events in Fredericksburg this holiday season: Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions – Get into the holiday spirit learning about edible ornaments, wreath making, candle making and other holiday […] Learn More >
Find a gift for everyone on your list! In addition to 150 shops, art galleries and boutiques full of treasures, here are a few can’t-miss shopping events this holiday season: The Holiday Sharing Village – In conjunction with the Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade, the Holiday Sharing Village – featuring local non-profit organizations – will be […] Learn More >
Get in the holiday spirit with Fredericksburg’s unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality. Shop more than 150 of the best shops, art galleries and boutiques on Fredericksburg’s festively-lit Main Street, watch the Chamber’s annual Light the Night Christmas Parade, head to local wineries for the holiday wine trail, watch seasonal theater […] Learn More >
With more than 30 wineries in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County, numerous wine tours and shuttles, and a growing number of downtown wineries and tasting rooms, there are tons of ways to taste and enjoy Texas Hill Country wines during your next Fredericksburg getaway – but now you can do it without even having to leave […] Learn More >
“It’s not just a clothing line – it’s a lifestyle.” Magnolia Pearl first took root in 2001 when Robin Brown opened her business with partner John Gray, selling clothing and accessories she made from vintage laces, velvets, silks and embroidered linens, much from her own personal collections. Over the last 15 years, Magnolia Pearl has […] Learn More >
Fredericksburg was voted to USA Today 10Best’s “Best Small Town Food Scene” list in April 2016, and rightly so. While Fredericksburg pays homage to its German roots with some great German food, there’s a wide range of foodie fare for everyone to enjoy! With more than 80 restaurants, the choices can be daunting! Check out […] Learn More >
First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg brings a unique opportunity to explore Fredericksburg’s artful side- as fourteen art galleries open their doors for a full day (and evening) of show openings, demonstrations, and artist meet and greets in downtown Fredericksburg. In addition to debuting new shows and showcasing special artists, galleries serve local Texas Hill Country […] Learn More >
Somehow, you’ve managed to explore all the wineries in the Texas Hill Country. Or you need a break from the grape juice and are looking for a new adventure. In either case, get ready to explore the new Texas Hill Country Beer Trail! The trail includes 20 independent breweries from San Marcos and Boerne in […] Learn More >
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Vineyards and tasting rooms are cloaked in lights, warmth and holiday fun. We invite you to come enjoy the sounds of carols, sniff the delicious Christmas treats and bask in front of the fireplace with your favorite glass of Texas cheer! Join us for 17 days, enjoying 41 participating wineries in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, […]DEC 02 2016
For the 11th consecutive year, offering seasonal ice skating in the Texas Hill Country to raise funds for the Heritage School and Cystic Fibrosis. Skaters can enjoy all day “come and go” ice skating and skate rental for $10 per person through January 1, 2017. Refreshments including snacks, drinks and pizza by the West End Pizza […]DEC 03 2016
The National Museum of the Pacific War will be paying homage to those who served the United States on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor. 12:25 pm marks the exact time the attack started on Pearl Harbor. Patriotic music, presentation of colors, rifle salute and guest keynote speaker will all be a part of the […]DEC 07 2016
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Looking to change up your New Year’s Eve celebration this year? There are plenty of great events to help you ring in the New Year the fun way here in Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country. Celebrate with live music by Andy Meadows’ 9 piece band during the Rockbox New Year’s Celebration on Friday and […]
Zweite Weihnachten, or Second Christmas, is a long established German tradition. Christmas Day was considered a time for religious reflection and a day to spend with close family members. However, celebrations the following day included also friends and neighbors. This Second Christmas, the day after Christmas, was observed with people gathering in the village to rejoice […]
Did you know that many of our Christmas traditions come from old German customs? Advent Calendar. Many Germans celebrate the four weeks leading up to Christmas with an Advent wreath or calendar. The lighted wreath was invented to help children count down to Christmas, and soon advent calendars with pieces of chocolate in the windows […]
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DEC 09 2016
Experience the music of legendary Texas Singer/Songwriter Bob Livingston in a listening room setting at Eleven Squared Venue. BYOB. An opening reception for artist John Welch’s newest works, Frequencies, will open the same night starting at 5 pm. 7 pm. $25 at the door.
DEC 10 2016
Informal concert featuring new compositions and improvisations on a variety of instruments as well as original poetry and great music of the past. Directed by Mark Hierholzer. At the Hill Country University Center. 7 PM. By donation.
DEC 10 2016
Come out and cook your favorite chili while supporting the Texas Exes Scholarship Fund! Participant entry fee is $20 and is open to CASI and non-CASI members. There will be live music all day and admission is free to the public. Tasting cups will be available for a small fee. 8 am Registration. 10 am […]