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By Terry Thompson-Anderson Fredericksburg, which has become the gastronomic hub of the Texas Hill Country, now has yet another eatery to dazzle and delight both locals and visitors. In a city where, within just a few blocks, most of them within walking distance of each other, one can find authentic Tex-Mex, Italian, awesome burgers, Upscale […] Learn More >
Deck the kids out in their finest Fourth of July gear and kick off the Fourth of July festivities at 8:00 a.m. with the annual July Fourth Kiddie Parade at Marktplatz, featuring bicycles, pets, wagons and of course, kiddos decked out in red, white and blue! After the kiddie parade, grab a spot on Main […] Learn More >
Peach Basket Natural Foods & Supplements has been an icon for Fredericksburg locals seeking their healthy lifestyle needs since its opening in 1977. Founders E.W. and Rubye Hallford were looking for a retail spot where they could sell the fresh peaches from their local orchard. They stumbled on a building which had been a free-standing […] Learn More >
Horseracing at the Gillespie Country Fairgrounds – right here in Fredericksburg Texas – 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 betting. The track is […] Learn More >
With more than two dozen wineries, tons of restaurants and cozy guesthouses and B&B’s, it’s no surprise that Fredericksburg was noted one of “6 of America’s most romantic small towns” by CNN Travel. So how can you wow the one you love in one of America’s most romantic small towns? Secure romantic lodging in one […] Learn More >
The Texas Hill Country was named one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in its February print edition and online. So how can you explore the one of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations? By visiting Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg’s central location, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, […] Learn More >
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Outdoor market featuring local fruits, vegetables, meats, Gulf seafood, cheese, bread, pizza and a variety of local wine and prepared food. Live music and picnic tables to enjoy your delicious purchases. Chef’s Corner with free samples of dishes prepared by local chefs with recipes and cooking tips. In the Kinderhalle Pavilion at Marktplatz. 4 to 7 […]JUL 09 2015
Antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food and so much more. Shop with over 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of merchandise! Relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music. Held on the weekend of the third Saturday of each month. Friday and Saturday from 9 […]JUL 17 2015
The 52nd NIOF returns to the Gillespie County Fairgrounds this year for one big, glorious summer evening where you can celebrate everything that makes Fredericksburg special! Enjoy cold beverages and delicious food. Thrill to a full afternoon of quarter horse and thoroughbred races. Participate in dominoes, Bavarian beer maid races, yodeling, shoe slapping, stein holding, […]JUL 18 2015
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Pick your own peaches- It’s one thing to tuck into a basket of juicy, sweet Fredericksburg peaches, but picking them yourself first is a whole other experience in and of itself. Head to one of our local orchards, pick some peaches, ripened and warmed in the sunshine, and savor a job well done as peach […]
See the bats emerge at Old Tunnel State Park- For a fun evening adventure, take a quick drive out to Old Tunnel State Park to watch millions of Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from an old railway tunnel and take flight into the night sky. Explore Enchanted Rock State Natural Area- The huge, pink granite dome […]
The 2015 Peach Season is now underway! Roadside markets and orchards around Fredericksburg and Stonewall are now open with a new crop of delicious Hill Country peaches. Many of the markets also have fresh blackberries and other produce available- making this the perfect time to head to the Texas Hill Country for a peach getaway. […]
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JUL 07 2015
In Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 5 pm
JUL 07 2015
Picker’s Circle in Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody”! 1 pm
JUL 07 2015
At El Milagro Twenty-Twelve. 6 pm.