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Bestfest: Local Celebration of Craft Beer & German Food AUG 22 2016

Bestfest: Local Celebration of Craft Beer & German Food

Did the German food at Oktoberfest leave you hankering for more bier and brats? Get your fix at Bestfest, an annual specialty beer and sausage event—complete with live polka bands and dancing—held at Marktplatz in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas. Bestfest 2016 will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., bringing 12 solid hours […] View Post >
Crowd Favorites at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg AUG 19 2016

Crowd Favorites at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg’s legendary German festival, Oktoberfest, returns Friday, September 30, through Sunday, October 2, 2016. During Oktoberfest we celebrate Fredericksburg’s German heritage with four stages of continuous oompah music, a great kids activity area, arts, crafts, shopping, 50 varieties of American, Texas and imported beers, Texas Hill Country wine, great food and fun all weekend long! […] View Post >
Staff Picks: Fall Festival Favorite – Oktoberfest AUG 17 2016

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 […] View Post >
Insider Tips: Oktoberfest 2016 AUG 15 2016

Insider Tips: Oktoberfest 2016

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 of your Oktoberfest experience: Plan ahead and book early. Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg is arguably the biggest festival in our little German town – and […] View Post >
4 Can’t Miss Fall Festivals in Fredericksburg AUG 12 2016

4 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 four festivals you won’t want to miss this fall. Don your favorite Dirndl or Lederhosen and head to Fredericksburg for the 36th Annual Oktoberfest, Friday, […] View Post >