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11.21.14 Candlelight Tour at the Pioneer Museum

Come home for the holidays to attend the Candlelight Tour at the Pioneer Museum Complex. Bring your family to experience the traditional culture and the German traditions of visiting with family and friends during the twelve days of Christmas.

11.12.14 Holiday Lighting Ceremony set for Friday, November 28 in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg will kick-off the Christmas season with a free Yuletide Celebration during the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Marktplatz. Make plans to attend the lighting ceremony and stay for a weekend filled with great shopping, live music, and holiday fun!

11.12.14 Fredericksburg’s 2014 Christmas & Holiday Guide Now Available

For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or [...]

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FAQs

What are the current population figures for Fredericksburg and Gillespie County?
Population figures as of the 2010 United States Census show: Fredericksburg – 10,530 Gillespie County – 24,837
What are the predominate industries for the area?
Medical, tourism and agriculture
In which year was Fredericksburg founded?
The city of Fredericksburg was founded in 1846 by 120 German immigrants who traveled to Texas from Germany to secure land purchased through the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas, known as Mainser Adelsverein.  Each settler was promised a plot of land in town and 10 acres in the vicinity of the settlement [...]