When the Easter Bunny visits the Texas Hill Country, he brings along several special events to Fredericksburg. If you are in town for the holiday weekend, here is a look at several ways to celebrate the occasion.

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  • The fields at Wildseed Farms should be bursting with color this Easter Weekend. The nation’s largest working wildflower farm is located just a few miles from downtown Fredericksburg and will provide the perfect place to take photos of fields of Texas bluebonnets, poppies, and other seasonal wildflowers. View an update on the 2022 Wildflower Season.
     
  • Grab some fresh produce for your Easter brunch or Easter dinner at the Fredericksburg Farmers' Market. The market is held at Marktplatz on Thursday's from 4-7 p.m. and features fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, fish, wine and more. 
     
  • More than 40 different wineries will celebrate the spring season with the Wine & Wildflower Journey. For a flat fee, participants can experience Texas wine and the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. 
     
  • Shop until you drop at Fredericksburg Trade Days. Check out seven barns featuring over 350 vendors selling antiques, jewelry, home decor, furniture and more. Be sure to check out 150 more locally-owned shops and boutiques along Fredericksburg's Main Street and in the Warehouse District
  • An Easter Saturday tradition, the Fredericksburg Lions Club will serve up all-you can eat pancakes Saturday morning at Marktplatz from 7-11 a.m.
     
  • After breakfast, make your way to the Pioneer Museum for an Easter egg hunt. Gates open at 10 a.m. but it is best to arrive early. The grounds are sectioned off based on age group. After the hunt is over, stop and get a photo with the Easter bunny himself. 
     

    Eggs at Sauer Beckmann Farm
     

  • Learn about German Easter traditions through living history demonstrations at the Sauer-Beckmann Farms at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. All ages are welcome to learn about how to make homemade egg dyes, make grass Easter baskets, prepare a lamb cake and make friendship cards. 
     
  • The National Museum of the Pacific War will host a free, living history program. The interactive programs will be held every half-hour from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Pacific Combat Zone. There are no programs from noon- 1 p.m. Programs are 20-25 minutes long and include stories, artifacts, and a question and answer session.
     
  • Returning for the celebration of Fredericksburg's 175th Anniversary, the Gillespie County Fair & Festivals Association will host the Easter Fires Pageant on Saturday evening. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at dusk. Learn more about this special Fredericksburg tradition. 
     

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  • Enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch at Messina Hof Hill Country with a brunch buffet served from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Adults can enjoy Sparkling Brut Mimosas. An egg hunt just for kids will be held at 1 and 3 p.m. Wine and cheese pairings will be held at the same times. The cost is $65 per person plus 20% gratuity. Reservations are required.
     
  • Round out your weekend with the Big Easter Egg Hunt in Luckenbach Texas on Sunday, April 17. This event is free and will be held from noon-4 p.m. Live music will be performed throughout the afternoon. 

Restaurants Open on Easter Sunday

Airport Diner

The Airport Diner is a classic 1940's one-of-a-kind creation built after considerable research into...

The Auslander Restaurant & Biergarten

The Auslander Restaurant and Biergarten has been serving up great food and good times since 1979....

Fredericksburg Brewing Company

In Fredericksburg since 1994, The Fredericksburg Brewing Company is the oldest brewpub in Texas and...

Hill Top Café

Johnny Nicholas' place: “Inconveniently located in the middle of nowhere…” Always available: lots...

Nury's Breakfast and Lunch

The mission of Nury's Breakfast and Lunch is to make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients....


Attractions & Wineries Open on Easter Sunday

Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site

Visit a living history farmstead and learn about seasonal activities such as sausage making, sheep...

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Located in Gillespie & Llano Counties, 18 miles north of Fredericksburg on RR 965 or south from...

Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park

The 10 plus acres of natural landscape can be enjoyed from a one-mile walking trail along Live Oak...

Wildseed Farms Vineyards

Founded in 1983, by John and Marilyn Thomas, Wildseed Farms has been the trailblazer for the...

Pedernales Cellars

Pedernales Cellars is Texas' leading producer of authentic, handcrafted wines including benchmark...