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Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

One of Fredericksburg's most popular festivals is returning for its 43rd year. Oktoberfest, slated for October 6 - 8, 2023, 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…

Fall Things to Do in Fredericksburg

The fall season's cooler temperatures and changing landscape colors set the stage for a fantastic time to visit the Texas Hill Country. Fredericksburg's fall festivals and events are a major reason to visit during the autumn months. Every weekend features something new and fun, so you can't go…

Labor Day Weekend In Fredericksburg Texas

Labor Day Weekend is the last official getaway weekend of summer, and it's 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. Get the full lineup of Labor Day Weekend events, including lots of live music…

cool off with indoor activities in fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is known for its outdoor activities and beautiful Hill Country scenery. But when the Texas heat puts a damper on your outdoor plans, don’t sweat it! There are plenty of indoor activities in Fredericksburg that will keep you cool and entertained, whatever the weather. Explore…

175th Anniversary Grand Finale Weekend

Fredericksburg 175th Anniversary Year will come to a close in early May. Over the past year, the town has honored and celebrated its founding, which took place on May 8, 1846. The Grand Finale Weekend, slated for May 5-8, will feature a multitude of events highlighting the town's unique German…

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 legendary hospitality, Fredericksburg provides visitors with a wide-array of activities and experiences Sunday through Thursday with a little less of the weekend hustle and bustle…

Plan Ahead When Visiting Fredericksburg

Planning a trip to Fredericksburg? Things may look a little different than the last time you visited, so here are some suggestions to make it a great visit to the Texas Hill Country. Want to know the latest on current travel conditions? Click here. First, reserve your spot at one of Fredericksburg's…

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…

Discover Fredericksburg From Home

As much as you have to experience Fredericksburg firsthand to understand its unique mix of German heritage and Texan hospitality, dive in to the examples below to get a glimpse of the magic of our destination from your home. FBGTX From Home Video Series This video series from the Fredericksburg…

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”…