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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Weihnachtszeit

Weihnachtszeit, the holiday season, in Fredericksburg is filled with plenty of holiday magic. From holiday lights to special events, there is something for everyone. Discover the top 10 things to do for all ages. Attend Fredericksburg's Christmas Nights of Lights Skate at Eisbahn Shop and Stroll…

The Fredericksburg German Christmas Pyramid

Some may call it a super-sized ornament or a giant children’s toy, but what really is that wooden, spinning thing in the middle of Fredericksburg each holiday season? What is it? The 26-foot carousel-like structure is called a Weihnachtspyramide , or Christmas Pyramid. These wooden pyramids are a…

Fredericksburg's Christmas Nights of Lights

Experience the unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality this Weihnachtszeit, or Christmas season, in Fredericksburg. Celebrate the season with friends, family and neighbors with a nightly lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and German Christmas Pyramid during…

Unique German Gifts in Fredericksburg

Founded by German immigrants over 175 years ago, Fredericksburg still honors its past from its culinary scene to its historic lodging and even its shopping. Fredericksburg is home to more than 150 different locally-owned shops and boutiques, many of which carry special German imports. Take home a…

Thanksgiving Shopping in Fredericksburg

When the Thanksgiving feast has been gobbled up, it's time to make a dent in that Christmas list! Explore shopping in Fredericksburg on Thanksgiving weekend for can't-miss events and endless gift opportunities this holiday season: shopping events Enjoy two Trade Days weekends: Fredericksburg Trade…

Thanksgiving Getaway In Fredericksburg

There’s plenty to be thankful for in Fredericksburg, so grab the family and head to the Texas Hill Country for a fun Thanksgiving getaway! holiday shopping The Gillespie County Historical Society's annual Holiday Market returns Nov. 17-18, featuring boutique vendors selling unique gifts, food and…

Fun Halloween Activities & Things To Do

This October, when the moon casts its glow, Fredericksburg becomes a special - and a little spooky - place that beckons the spirited and the brave. From sweet treats to hair-raising activities, explore all of the fun Halloween activities Fredericksburg has to offer. Boo, y'all! history's mysteries…

12 Things to Do with Kids in Fredericksburg

If you’re visiting with little ones in tow, we’ve got them covered. From history to horseback riding and more, there are plenty of family activities to explore! Many of our parks and museums have special events for younger visitors, so be sure to check the event calendar for dates and details. Wow…

Best Places To Go Pumpkin Picking In Fredericksburg

It's fall, y'all! And we couldn't be more excited to welcome cooler temps and a new season to the Texas Hill Country. For a fun, family-friendly outing, visiting a pumpkin patch should be at the top of your list. Here are some local businesses where you can take the whole family out pumpkin picking:…

Ways to Celebrate Texas Wine Month this October

October is Texas Wine Month, and Fredericksburg is gearing up for all things vino. Here are some ways to celebrate during the month-long ode to wine in Texas Wine Country. Participate in the 2023 Texas Wine Month Passport. This self-guided wine trail explores more than 40 participating Texas Hill…