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 are a major reason to visit during the autumn months, and they will return after taking a year hiatus in 2020. Every weekend features something new and fun, so you can't go wrong!

Discover Knights of Columbus BestFest and Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest

30th Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

Annual grand celebration of Texas food and wine. Fredericksburg, Texas, is well-known for its juicy summer peaches, award-winning Texas wine and impressive...

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Here are a few insider tips to help your time in Fredericksburg even more fun! 

  • BestFest is a local favorite! Come hungry- there is plenty of it! 
  • It is best to purchase tickets in advance for Food and Wine Fest as there are several events you won't want to miss! 

In addition to great fall festivals, Fredericksburg also offers a wide range of activities from shopping to spending time in the great outdoors to enjoying Texas wines and more. 

shop the latest fall fashions

Blackchalk Home & Laundry

Understandably, shopping is one of the primary reasons that visitors come to Fredericksburg. You'll find a...

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Understandably, shopping is one of the primary reasons that visitors come to Fredericksburg. You'll find a...

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explore the great outdoors

A man and woman hiking along a tree lined trail in Fredericksburg, TX

Hiking, biking, birding or just a casual stroll are all possibilities in Fredericksburg during the fall. The area's outdoor trails and parks are filled with unique wildlife, scenic vistas and space to roam. You will need a reservation for the area's most popular outdoor attraction - Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Area farms and orchards will also offer pumpkin picking and buying opportunities during the fall.

Try Texas Wine

People drinking wine on the patio of Lincoln Street Wine Bar in Fredericksburg, TX

October is Texas Wine Month and the area's more than 50 vineyards and tasting rooms will be offering some of their newest vintages. Spend the day on a winery patio enjoying the autumn breeze and the changing colors of trees and vines in the surrounding hills. Texas Hill Country Wineries will again offer their Texas Wine Month Passport, which provides a great sampling of the area's vinos. 

learn from the past

Fort Martin Scott

Take a step back in time at one of our museums and historic sites. You can see how early Fredericksburg settlers lived,...

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Take a step back in time at one of our museums and historic sites. You can see how early Fredericksburg settlers lived,...

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Hotels & Lodging

Fredericksburg Texas is home to a variety of lodging options. From national hotel chains to locally...

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Restaurants

With award-winning Texas Wine Country vino in Fredericksburg comes great restaurants. From Texas...

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History & Heritage

Learn more about Fredericksburg's German roots with a historic walking tour highlighting notable...

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Wineries

The Texas Hill Country is home to over 50 wineries and vineyards and Fredericksburg is the epicenter...

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