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6 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals in Fredericksburg JUL 21 2015

6 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals in Fredericksburg

Cooler temperatures set the stage for great Fall festivals in the Fredericksburg area. Fredericksburg, Texas is home to more than 350 festivals and special events each year, but here are six festivals you won’t want to miss this fall. Get ready for old-time fun with the family at the 127th Gillespie County Fair that begins […] Read Post >
5 Ways to Celebrate the Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg JUL 09 2015

5 Ways to Celebrate the Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg

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 […]
What’s New: Tubby’s Icehouse JUN 30 2015

What’s New: Tubby’s Icehouse

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 […]
Summer 2015 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg MAY 04 2015

Summer 2015 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg

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 […]
Explore one of “America’s most romantic small towns” FEB 20 2015

Explore one of “America’s most romantic small towns”

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 […]
Texas Hill Country One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014 FEB 05 2014

Texas Hill Country One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014

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, […]
Staff Picks: Fall Festival Favorite – Oktoberfest JUL 30 2015

Staff Picks: Fall Festival Favorite – Oktoberfest

  “Ein prosit, ein prosit, der Gemütlichkeit!” My family is German (really really German- my dad is FROM Germany), so I learned this song as a kid, right along with the clean-up song and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. I didn’t know what it meant until I was older, but you’ll hear it at pretty much […]
Celebrate Texas Food & Wine in Fredericksburg JUL 28 2015

Celebrate Texas Food & Wine in Fredericksburg

While Fredericksburg’s two dozen wineries make enjoying Texas Wine County fun all year long, the 25th Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest brings a number of extra reasons to celebrate in Fredericksburg on Thursday, October 22, through Saturday, October 24. Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest special events will kick off early on Thursday, October 22, with a “Go Texan! Dinner […]
5 Insider Tips: Hill Country Food Truck Festival JUL 27 2015

5 Insider Tips: Hill Country Food Truck Festival

Headed to the Second Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival on Saturday, August 1? Here are five insider tips for making this foodie festival the best one yet: Buy Tickets Online. Buy your tickets online in advance and take the express line into the festival. The less time you spend in line- the more time […]
5 Tips on Grape Stomping Like a Pro JUL 26 2015

5 Tips on Grape Stomping Like a Pro

Each Fall Fredericksburg wineries host grape stomping events to celebrate the annual grape harvest. Before heading to any of the grape stomps this Fall, here are 5 tips for stomping grapes like a pro. Wear appropriate clothing. You’re not going to prom; you’re smooshing fruit with your feet in Texas Wine Country. For this winery […]
Insider Tips: Oktoberfest 2015 JUL 23 2015

Insider Tips: Oktoberfest 2015

During this three day of celebration of oompah music, German eats and drinks, and German heritage, there is plenty to see and do. Here are 4 tips on making the most out of your Oktoberfest experience: Plan ahead and book early. Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg is arguably the biggest festival in our little German town – […]

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