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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…

Local Restaurants Provide Thanksgiving Dining Options

Enjoy Fredericksburg cuisine even on Thanksgiving as select local restaurants will open on Turkey Day 2021. So if you are visiting Fredericksburg or if you are a resident, here are the places to eat on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 25, 2021. AUGUST E’S SOLD OUT DAVID’S OLD FASHIONED PIT…

Plan Ahead When Visiting Fredericksburg

Planning a trip to Fredericksburg? Things may look a little different than you’re used to, so here are some suggestions to make it a great visit to the Texas Hill Country. Want to know what is open? Click here. First, reserve your spot at one of Fredericksburg's great places to stay. Fredericksburg…

Pumpkin Picking and Fall Fun

Are you trying to find the perfect pumpkin or experience the cooler weather fall provides? Head out to the Texas Hill Country for some fall fun in Fredericksburg! Besides countless shops offering fall styles, decorations or food items, here are three local businesses where you can pick out the…

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…

Pet Friendly Fredericksburg

Parting with your pet on vacation can be a hassle, so why not bring them with you? Fredericksburg has plenty of activities, restaurants, places to stay and wineries that welcome man's best friend. Pet-friendly Restaurants Dine with your dog at several of Fredericksburg's great eating…

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…

Explore Fredericksburg From Horseback

Explore the beauty of the Texas Hill Country from the saddle of a horse. Fredericksburg has four companies that offer various trail rides accommodating riders of all skill levels. Many offer customized rides for a more intimate experience as well as group rides. It is recommended to wear long pants…

Ways to Celebrate the Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg

As summer draws to a close, the grape harvest season in Fredericksburg kicks in to high gear. With that comes plenty of reasons to celebrate and enjoy the vino of Texas Wine Country. Here are five ways you can enjoy the grape harvest season at the more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms in…