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First National Self-Driving Tour of Gillespie County Country Schools

The Friends of the Gillespie County Country Schools will host their first self-driving tour of ten Gillespie County Country Schools in collaboration with the Country School Association of America (CSAA), on Sunday, June 19, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. Former teachers and students will serve as docents during the tour.

Country School Association of America Conference

Hosted by The Friends of the Gillespie County Country Schools, the Country School Association of America, CSAA, will hold its national conference in Fredericksburg, TX, June 19-22, 2016, at the Pioneer Museum.

Live Parimutuel Horse Racing returns to Fredericksburg Downs

Live Parimutuel Horse Racing returns to Fredericksburg Downs! Plus live music, a new event (Sommerzeit), and good old-fashioned fun, food, and family entertainment!

Hill Country Food Truck Festival Moves to June 25th – Tickets on Sale Now

The Third Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival- featuring a number of food trucks, Texas Hill Country wine and a lineup of live music- will take place from Noon until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, in Luckenbach Texas.

Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau and Partners Donate to Fredericksburg Food Pantry

The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau donated more than 1400 food items to the Fredericksburg Food Pantry on Monday, May 9, with the help of generous donations from local hospitality partners.

Fredericksburg, Texas Rallies in Support of Travel and Tourism Industry

The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau supported Fredericksburg’s travel and tourism community with two special events during National Travel & Tourism Week.

Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau Debuts 2015 Annual Report

The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau’s 2015 Annual Report, including statistics on the economic impact of tourism in Gillespie County, insights into destination management efforts and the unveiling of an all-new advertising campaign, is now available online.

Pioneer Museum Hosts School Girls Sampler Exhibit

The Friends of the Gillespie County Country Schools partnered with the Pioneer Museum to present an exhibit of more than 50 stitched schoolgirls samplers at the Pioneer Museum from May 2 to July 30, 2016 to tell the story of how the sewing needle taught young girls academics during the late 1700’s to early 1900’s.

Tourism Week Luncheon Scheduled for Tuesday, May 3

In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau and the Admiral Nimitz Foundation will be co-sponsoring a catered luncheon and program on Tuesday, May 3, in the Nimitz Hotel Ballroom, located at 340 East Main Street.

Annual “LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour” will take Cyclists through Scenic Texas Hill Country on April 2, 2016

The 9th annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour will be held at the LBJ Ranch near Stonewall, Texas on Saturday, April 2 at 9 am (the ranch gate opens at 7 am). The ride begins and ends on the LBJ Ranch airstrip with routes of 10, 30, 42, and 62 miles, taking riders on peaceful country roads and past historical landmarks that figured prominently in American history and Johnson family history.