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.
Day Trips & Itineraries
Find out why Fredericksburg is “not just a day trip anymore” and why millions of people make return trips. With wineries, museums, gourmet cuisine, 150+ stores and boutiques, art galleries and so much more, filling a whole week is a piece of cake.
If you can’t make seven days of it, you’ll still cover plenty of ground with this 5-day itinerary. Hit the highlights of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County on this trip and explore further on your next visit.
Consider this your list of “must-see” items on the Fredericksburg to-do list. But get ready for a jam-packed getaway. From museums to shopping to wineries—it’s all there, but you might want to check the 5 and 7-day itineraries. You just might change your plans.
Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country are becoming known as an arts destination – a place for artists to live, work, perform and be inspired, as well as a place to view and purchase art.
Picking a favorite wine together can be a great memory for your romantic getaway, but who wants to be the DD while the other gets to sample all afternoon. We have a simple solution for that! Take a wine tour and let the expert driver tour you around to the many wineries. Great times and great memories are sure to follow.
Any group of girlfriends that have escaped to Fredericksburg for a week or a weekend will tell you that they had one of their most fun times ever. Grab the gals and get out and about the ‘Burg!
Mom and Dad may think of Fredericksburg as a great romantic escape, but there are many fun and (eek!) even educational things for the kids to enjoy in and around the community. Here are a few fun ideas to entertain the kiddos: