The Annual Jaycees’ Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival returns to Downtown Marktplatz, Fredericksburg, Texas, Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2013 .The Festival will feature activities for the whole family including lots of great Cajun food, live music, crawfish races, and a special appearance by Chef John Russ of the renowned Lukes San Antonio.
The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau (FCVB) has conducted research in 1999/2000, 2003/2004, 2007/2008 and now 2012/2013. Definite trends in terms of visitor demographics – who they are, where they come from, what they do while in our destination, how much they spend and where they get their destination information – will be highlighted during the presentation.
The 4th annual Hill Country Wine & Music Festival’s Celebration of Texas is set for April 26 -27 in Fredericksburg, Texas. This is a true celebration of Texas – Texas Wine, Texas Music and Texas Cuisine which benefits the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts in Fredericksburg. Our 2013 festival includes activities similar to those that will be available for Visitors to enjoy at the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts. Net proceeds from both festival events go to the TCWCA.
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 [...]