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History & Heritage Holiday Events in Fredericksburg NOV 02 2016

History & Heritage Holiday Events in Fredericksburg

We’re proud of our history, heritage and traditions here in Fredericksburg- which is no less apparent during the holidays! Check out these great history and heritage events in Fredericksburg this holiday season: Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions – Get into the holiday spirit learning about edible ornaments, wreath making, candle making and other holiday […] Read Post >
Can’t Miss Christmas Shopping Events OCT 25 2016

Can’t Miss Christmas Shopping Events

Find a gift for everyone on your list! In addition to 150 shops, art galleries and boutiques full of treasures, here are a few can’t-miss shopping events this holiday season: The Holiday Sharing Village – In conjunction with the Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade, the Holiday Sharing Village – featuring local non-profit organizations – will be […]
2016 Christmas and Holiday Guide Now Available OCT 19 2016

2016 Christmas and Holiday Guide Now Available

Get in the holiday spirit with Fredericksburg’s unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality. Shop more than 150 of the best shops, art galleries and boutiques on Fredericksburg’s festively-lit Main Street, watch the Chamber’s annual Light the Night Christmas Parade, head to local wineries for the holiday wine trail, watch seasonal theater […]
Explore Fredericksburg’s Urban Wine Trail AUG 01 2016

Explore Fredericksburg’s Urban Wine Trail

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 […]
What’s New: Magnolia Pearl Flagship Store Now Open! JUN 27 2016

What’s New: Magnolia Pearl Flagship Store Now Open!

“It’s not just a clothing line – it’s a lifestyle.” Magnolia Pearl first took root in 2001 when Robin Brown opened her business with partner John Gray, selling clothing and accessories she made from vintage laces, velvets, silks and embroidered linens, much from her own personal collections. Over the last 15 years, Magnolia Pearl has […]
Fredericksburg Makes Top 10 on USA Today 10Best “Best Small Town Food Scene” List APR 29 2016

Fredericksburg Makes Top 10 on USA Today 10Best “Best Small Town Food Scene” List

Fredericksburg was voted to USA Today 10Best’s “Best Small Town Food Scene” list in April 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 […]
First Fridays in Fredericksburg MAR 03 2016

First Fridays in Fredericksburg

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg brings a unique opportunity to explore Fredericksburg’s artful side- as fourteen 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 […]
Texas Hill Country Beer Trail DEC 16 2015

Texas Hill Country Beer Trail

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 new Texas Hill Country Beer Trail! The trail includes 20 independent breweries from San Marcos and Boerne in […]
5 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Fredericksburg NOV 28 2016

5 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Fredericksburg

Looking to change up your New Year’s Eve celebration this year? There are plenty of great events to help you ring in the New Year the fun way here in Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country. Celebrate with live music by Andy Meadows’ 9 piece band during the Rockbox New Year’s Celebration on Friday and […]
Zweite Weihnachten: Second Christmas NOV 10 2016

Zweite Weihnachten: Second Christmas

Zweite Weihnachten, or Second Christmas, is a long established German tradition. Christmas Day was considered a time for religious reflection and a day to spend with close family members. However, celebrations the following day included also friends and neighbors. This Second Christmas, the day after Christmas, was observed with people gathering in the village to rejoice […]
German Customs Set Christmas Traditions NOV 05 2016

German Customs Set Christmas Traditions

Did you know that many of our Christmas traditions come from old German customs? Advent Calendar. Many Germans celebrate the four weeks leading up to Christmas with an Advent wreath or calendar. The lighted wreath was invented to help children count down to Christmas, and soon advent calendars with pieces of chocolate in the windows […]
German Christmas Food Sets the Holiday Mood NOV 04 2016

German Christmas Food Sets the Holiday Mood

Imagine you’re in a cozy German town, strolling through the red and white striped tents of the Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas market). Snow crunches underfoot, and it’s so cold you can see your breath in the air. Time to warm up with a mug of hot Glühwein! German mulled wine, or Glühwein, is a traditional Christmas drink from […]
Can’t Miss Holiday Wine Events NOV 03 2016

Can’t Miss Holiday Wine Events

It’s practically impossible to celebrate the holidays in Fredericksburg without enjoying a little bit of Texas wine! Get a taste of Texas wine at one of the more than 30 wineries and tasting rooms in the Fredericksburg area, or at any of these great holidays wine events in Fredericksburg: Glöggfest at Pedernales Cellars – Celebrate […]

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