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129th Annual Gillespie County Fair

129th Annual Gillespie County Fair

Who doesn’t love a county fair? Especially the Gillespie County Fair–The Oldest Continuous County Fair in Texas! Join us for a weekend of Texas Hill Country and Gillespie County hospitality that the whole family will enjoy. It’s four big days filled with great events–exciting carnival and midway, your favorite fair food, livestock judging, agricultural and […]

AUG 24 2017
129th Annual Gillespie County Fair Parade

129th Annual Gillespie County Fair Parade

One of the Hill Country’s biggest parades has over 200 units, marches down Main Street and kicks off the 129th Gillespie County Fair. Starts at 10 AM behind the courthouse and travels east to S. Washington, then turns and goes west on Main to Edison St. Bring your chairs and arrive early!

AUG 25 2017
Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Come out during the Summer Season for four big weekends of exciting live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick your favorites for quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials, and futurities. Post time is 1 pm.  $8 adults; $5 kids 6 to 12; under 6 free.

AUG 26 2017
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Can’t Miss: Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

Can’t Miss: Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

While the Fredericksburg area’s more than 45 wineries make enjoying Texas Wine Country fun all year long, the annual Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest brings a number of extra reasons to celebrate in Fredericksburg on Thursday, October 26, through Saturday, October 28. Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest special events will kick off early on Thursday, October 26, with a “Go […]

4 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals 2017

4 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals 2017

Cooler temperatures set the stage for great fall festivals in the Texas Hill Country. Fredericksburg, Texas is home to more than 350 festivals and special events each year, but here are four festivals you won’t want to miss this fall. Don your favorite Dirndl or Lederhosen and head to Fredericksburg for the 37th Annual Oktoberfest, […]

Tips for Grape Stomping Like a Pro

Tips for Grape Stomping Like a Pro

Each year Fredericksburg wineries host grape stomping events to celebrate their annual grape harvest. Before heading to a grape stomp this August, here are 5 tips for stomping grapes like a pro. Wear appropriate clothing. You’re not going to prom; you’re smashing fruit with your feet in Texas Wine Country. For this winery visit, skip the cute dress […]

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AUG 22 2017

Pickers Circle w/Him & Her Trio in Luckenbach Texas

In Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 5 pm

AUG 22 2017

Luckenbach Texas Picker’s Circle (T)

Picker’s Circle in Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody”! 1 pm

AUG 22 2017

Dana Cooper playing at Western Edge Cellars

At the newly opened wine, beer and live music venue. 7 pm.