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Fredericksburg was recently named No. 2 on Southern Living’s “The South’s Best Small Towns 2017” list, noting that in addition to “a historic downtown straight out of a Western, this German town has a happening food, brew, and winery scene.” Southern Living went on to say that great small towns “all have a few things […] Learn More >
1. Plan a mid-week Trip. It’s no secret that the Texas Hill Country is a great place to see wildflowers, like the beloved Texas bluebonnet, each Spring. Avoid the crowds and plan a mid-week trip to Fredericksburg. You’ll spend more time photographing wildflowers and less time waiting for your turn. 2. Book accommodations early. For […] Learn More >
Foodies rejoice- there are tons of great food-centric events and festivals in Fredericksburg this year! Here are a handful that you definitely shouldn’t miss: 5th Annual Film Affäre. Enjoy a culinary adventure through film during the Hill Country Film Society’s Film Affäre on Friday, March 3, at the Hoffman Haus. Guest speaker Tom Provost- award […] Learn More >
All aboard! The Fredericksburg Trolley, Fredericksburg’s newest attraction, is now offering specialty tours and transportation in the Fredericksburg area. The Fredericksburg Trolley shuttle now operates regular routes with more than fourteen stops around town (including participating hotels) on the weekends. Encompassing all of the historic Main Street shopping and entertainment district, the heated and air […] Learn More >
The Texas Hill Country was named Number 8 on the Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” list – noting the Texas Hill Country Wine Region as one of “the top 10 most exciting places to visit in the United States in the year ahead.” Lonely Planet went on to say, “Texas may not be the […] 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 >
Fredericksburg was voted to USA Today 10Best’s “Best Small Town Food Scene” list in Spring 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 our […] Learn More >
First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg brings a unique opportunity to explore Fredericksburg’s artful side- as thirteen 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 Texas Hill Country Beer Trail! The trail includes 20 independent breweries from San Marcos and Boerne in the […] Learn More >
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A celebration of independent film, the Hill Country Film Festival screens over 90 independent films (short and feature length) as well as hosts revealing Q & As, captivating filmmaker panel discussions and nightly festival parties giving attendees a chance to rub elbows with filmmakers. Events to be held at Fritztown Cinema. The complete lineup can be found […]APR 27 2017
Two days of continuous Living History featuring Military, Frontier Lawmen, Native Americans and Civilians representing the fort’s active time period with special events for children. Friday is School Day with planned activities for School Groups (including Home Schoolers). Pioneer Crafts, Musicians, Story Tellers and more. Each day visitors will experience Flag Ceremonies, Military Drills, Life […]APR 28 2017
A fun, family-oriented Nature Festival promoting Texas Hill Country nature with specific events providing both education and entertainment. Including nature talks, birding field trips, speakers, vendors, photography workshops, children’s activities and special events. To be held at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. Please visit the website for online registration and a complete schedule of events as […]APR 28 2017
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The first week in May is the perfect time to visit Fredericksburg for an artfully inspirational getaway in the Texas Hill Country. Kick back with a glass of Texas Hill Country wine and enjoy exploring Fredericksburg — an American art destination. Start the week early with the 8th Annual Hill Country Film Festival, which kicks off […]
The Texas Hill Country has a long history of inspiring artistic creativity with its pioneer architecture, rough and rolling landscape, expansive skies and native plants and wildlife. In fact, classically trained artists from Dresden, Friedrich Richard Petri and Hermann Lungkwitz, were among the earliest German pioneers to Fredericksburg, in 1850. Continuing that tradition, Fredericksburg is […]
Reading about history in a book is one thing. Immersing yourself in the history and heritage of a place is another. With Fredericksburg’s museums and historic sites and strong German heritage that is still present to this day, it’s no surprise that our little town was ranked #7 in LendEDU’s “Best Places to Learn about […]
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APR 26 2017
In Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 1 pm
APR 26 2017
Pickers Circle in Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 5 pm.
APR 26 2017
At Hondo’s on Main. 7:30 pm.