Put some red, white and blue on your car, wagon, float, trailer, tractor or other form of transportation, and join the Fourth of July Parade in Fredericksburg on Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 a.m., with line-up of entries at 9:00 a.m. Parade entries are free. Download a parade entry application here.
June wildflowers are blooming along Gillespie County roads and in open fields. See fields of red and gold; and if you look, you will also find purple, pink and white. See photos of the wildflowers at LBJ State Park and Historic Site as of June 1.
Night in Old Fredericksburg is turning 50 this year - don't miss its golden birthday to be celebrated July 19-20! Complete with children’s entertainment, German and Texas music, domino tournament, arts and crafts plus plenty of great food and drinks.
Old Tunnel State Park (Bat Cave)
May 01 2013 to Oct 31 2013
Nightly May through October – every evening at dusk, up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge! Thursday through Sunday watch from the lower viewing area and enjoy the educational presentation by a park interpreter. For current emergence time, please call the Bat Hotline. Bat emergence is unpredictable and is not guaranteed.
Upper viewing area is free. Fee for the lower viewing area is $5 per person regardless of age and is limited to the first 70 people, first come first served.
Address: 11 miles south on the Old San Antonio Rd.
Phone: (866) 978-BATS