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Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

One of Fredericksburg's most popular festivals is returning for its 40th year. Oktoberfest, slated for October 1-3, 2021, honors the town's rich German heritage with everything from oompah music, arts and crafts, shopping, a children's area, over 50 varieties of beer and wine, great food and plenty…

Labor Day Weekend In Fredericksburg Texas

Labor Day Weekend is the last official getaway weekend of summer and is the perfect time to take advantage of all that the Texas Hill Country has to offer – shopping, wineries, unique places to stay, museums and more. Events have returned in 2021 and it is important to plan ahead and make…

Walk through the History of Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg’s rich history, which stretches back over 175 years to its founding on May 8, 1846, by 120 German immigrants, is most evident today in the 700 historically significant structures located in the town’s nationally recognized historic district. Visitors can take a self-guided walking…

5 Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg This Spring

Fredericksburg has a multitude of family-fun adventures. Check out these attractions in the Texas Hill Country, which will entertain the whole family this spring. Photos at Wildseed Farms - Bring your camera or charge up your phone (and maybe a couple of disposable cameras for the kids) and explore…

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…

Thanksgiving Weekend Getaway

There’s plenty to be thankful for in Fredericksburg, so grab the kids and your relatives and head to the Texas Hill Country for a fun Thanksgiving getaway! Learn More About Current Travel To Fredericksburg Here are great Fredericksburg to-do's that are for the whole family: Two-step or tap your…

Fredericksburg Honored by Southern Living Magazine Readers

For a third consecutive year, Fredericksburg was recently named “Best Small Town in Texas” by Southern Living . The magazine's readers ranked the Texas Hill Country town, which is at the heart of Texas Wine Country as the sixth-best small town in all of the South. The April 2020 “South’s Best”…

Texas Hill Country Heritage Must-Do’s

History and heritage abound in Fredericksburg. Experience a little bit of that history yourself with these must-do’s: Stay in a Sunday House. Sunday Houses were once used by the German pioneers as a weekend house when they came to town to trade or go to church. Some of these historic one-room…

Best Kept Secret: A Midweek Getaway in Fredericksburg

While it may be best known as a weekend getaway, Fredericksburg is a perfect destination for a midweek vacation. With world-renowned hospitality, Fredericksburg provides visitors with a wide-array of activities and experiences Sunday through Thursday with a little less of the weekend hustle and…