Put some red, white and blue on your car, wagon, float, trailer, tractor or other form of transportation, and join the Fourth of July Parade in Fredericksburg on Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 a.m., with line-up of entries at 9:00 a.m. Parade entries are free. Download a parade entry application here.
June wildflowers are blooming along Gillespie County roads and in open fields. See fields of red and gold; and if you look, you will also find purple, pink and white. See photos of the wildflowers at LBJ State Park and Historic Site as of June 1.
Night in Old Fredericksburg is turning 50 this year - don't miss its golden birthday to be celebrated July 19-20! Complete with children’s entertainment, German and Texas music, domino tournament, arts and crafts plus plenty of great food and drinks.
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When you’ve been around a while, you begin to hit some milestones. Fredericksburg and Gillespie County, Texas are doing just that this summer. June 15, 2013: Harper Celebrates its Sesquicentennial Harper, Texas —just 23 miles west of Fredericksburg—is celebrating 150 years! The Harper Sesquicentennial Celebration will take place Saturday, June 15, beginning with a Cowboy [...] Learn More >
Whether it’s because of the ever-expanding Wine Road 290, which culminates in Fredericksburg; our stellar selection of dining possibilities; the growing number of downtown wine tasting rooms; our wine bars, coffee bars; or all of these – Fredericksburg is becoming a foodie destination. The city also boasts a unique shop that caters to foodies. Der [...] Learn More >
One of the newest attractions along the bustling Fredericksburg Wine Road 290, which stretches from just east of Johnson City to just west of Fredericksburg in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, is 4.0 Cellars. The tasting room is a collaboration of three popular Texas wineries – Brennan Vineyards, McPherson Cellars, and Lost Oak [...] Learn More >
Following a nine-month, nearly $2 million renovation, the Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course reopened September 28. Course improvements and renovations at the 18-hole, par 71, 6,686-yard course includes a new staging area for tournaments, online tee-time booking, re-contoured fairways with industry standard 419 Bermuda, industry-leading Champion Ultra Dwarf on the greens, new golf carts, concrete cart [...] Learn More >
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A weekend full of CPRA rodeo, calf scramble, mutton bustin’, live entertainment and dances, fun run, parade, baking contest, peach auction, kids’ peach patch, queen’s contest, washer pitching and more! Details coming soon to the website. At the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Grounds.JUN 21 2013
The Rogers and Hammerstein classic with unforgettable melodies like Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’, The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, People Will Say We’re in Love and it’s namesake Oklahoma! You won’t want to miss FTC’s blockbuster summer musical! At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. Tickets available online. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm [...]JUN 28 2013
The patriotic spirit of our community shines through as we present our annual 4th of July parade featuring decorated entries followed by a patriotic program with music, entertainment and guest speakers. Free parade viewing all along Main Street. Patriotic program at Marktplatz. Parade at 10 am followed by the program at 11 am-ish.JUL 04 2013
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Swim season is officially underway, and more than likely your choice of lodging comes with some cool water. A good majority of the hotels and motels and RV parks and campgrounds in the area have pools, and many of the bed and breakfasts have hot tubs in which to relax. Just in case you are [...]
See what’s on the calendar for the first weekend in June: 9th Annual Masonic Open Car Show at Marktplatz Saturday The 9th Annual Masonic Open Car Show will return to Marktplatz on Saturday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited to enjoy a day of music, [...]
(Click here for brief video.) Horseracing at the Gillespie Country Fairgrounds – right here in Fredericksburg – is a favorite Hill Country summer activity. Horse racing has been taking place in Gillespie County for more than a century. And for the past two decades, the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association has been offering pari-mutuel [...]
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JUN 23 2013
Free Sunday evening concert in the Adelsverein Halle at Marktplatz. Listen, dance or both! Bring your chairs, eats and drinks. This month featuring A-T Boyz. Our first venture with Tejano music was so successful that we’re doing it again! These seven talented musicians will certainly have everyone hopping on the dance floor. Come join us [...]
JUN 28 2013
The Rogers and Hammerstein classic with unforgettable melodies like Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’, The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, People Will Say We’re in Love and it’s namesake Oklahoma! You won’t want to miss FTC’s blockbuster summer musical! At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. Tickets available online. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm [...]
JUN 29 2013
A series of five outdoor, eclectic concerts on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum. Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting. Come tour the museum buildings, enjoy a meal with beer, wine or beverages for sale and bring the whole family! Performing will be The Rankin Twins and Gary P. [...]