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Doss Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry AUG 24 2015

Doss Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry

Doss, Texas is generally a quiet unincorporated community of about 300 folks, mostly farmers and ranchers. The community lies in northwestern Gillespie County, 19 miles NW of Fredericksburg. The area was first inhabited by Native Americans, followed by European settlers in the 1840s when two brothers by last name of Doss built a mill on […] 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

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 American, Thai food, […]
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, […]
Labor Day Weekend In Fredericksburg Texas AUG 10 2015

Labor Day Weekend In Fredericksburg Texas

Labor Day Weekend- it’s the last official getaway weekend of summer and the perfect time to take advantage of all that the Texas Hill Country has to offer- shopping, wineries, live music, museums (with ice-cold AC) and more. Friday, September 4 Head to Fredericksburg early and enjoy First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg (which runs all […]
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 […]

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