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Labor Day Weekend – it’s the last official getaway weekend of summer and the perfect time to take advantage of all that the Texas Hill Country has to offer – shopping, wineries, live music, museums (with ice-cold AC) and more. Friday, September 2 Head to Fredericksburg early and enjoy First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg (which runs […] Learn More >
Almost any occasion is reason for celebration in Fredericksburg. Each Fall our focus shifts from peaches to grape harvest season – and grape harvest celebrations! Here are five fun ways to celebrate the grape harvest season in Fredericksburg: Grape Stomps- Kick off your shoes and stomp grapes the old-fashioned way at any of the annual […] 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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Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 pm so that visitors can have time to visit the various events and exhibits planned throughout the day. A fantastic way to see the finest in regional, national & international art in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting. In addition to the breathtaking art, each gallery will […]SEP 02 2016
“Take My Breath Away”. Judged show featuring over 100 quilts, old-fashioned bed turning, vendors, boutique, scissor sharpening, Tea Room and more! Featuring this year’s beautiful donation quilt “More is More”. Prize quilt drawing to be held Saturday at 3 pm. Event will be held at the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. Friday 9 am to 6 […]SEP 02 2016
33rd annual fish fry and prize giveaway benefiting the Doss Volunteer Fire Department. Meal of fried catfish and all the trimmings by donation only. Tickets for prize giveaway available day of event. Live music by Dutch Treat. Event to be held at the Doss Fire Department Building. Serving begins at 4:30 pm until food is gone! […]SEP 03 2016
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Gone are the days of festival parking frustrations. Say hello to the Oktoberfest Park & Ride! The brand new Fredericksburg Oktoberfest Park & Ride offers convenient parking by providing festival-goers with all-day park and ride access. Park at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds at 530 Fair Drive, receive your wristband, hop on the bus, enjoy the ride […]
Did the German food at Oktoberfest leave you hankering for more bier and brats? Get your fix at Bestfest, an annual specialty beer and sausage event—complete with live polka bands and dancing—held at Marktplatz in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas. Bestfest 2016 will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., bringing 12 solid hours […]
Fredericksburg’s legendary German festival, Oktoberfest, returns Friday, September 30, through Sunday, October 2, 2016. During Oktoberfest we celebrate Fredericksburg’s German heritage with four stages of continuous oompah music, a great kids activity area, arts, crafts, shopping, 50 varieties of American, Texas and imported beers, Texas Hill Country wine, great food and fun all weekend long! […]
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SEP 03 2016
33rd annual fish fry and prize giveaway benefiting the Doss Volunteer Fire Department. Meal of fried catfish and all the trimmings by donation only. Tickets for prize giveaway available day of event. Live music by Dutch Treat. Event to be held at the Doss Fire Department Building. Serving begins at 4:30 pm until food is gone! […]
SEP 03 2016
Celebrate the harvest and the release of new wines! Enjoy food and live music by the Gustavo Rodriguez Band who will play from noon to 3 pm. Purchase a logo bandanna to put your purple footprints on! Noon to 6 pm. Grape stomp is free.
SEP 03 2016
Andy Meadows and his Large Band bring their unique blend of jazz, country, western swing, big band swing, and blues. Accompanied by a vibrant 9 piece band, Andy’s booming voice delivers everything from the hits of Sinatra and Dean Martin to Bob Wills and even Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Plus, Andy’s All-Star band includes a […]