Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and in Fredericksburg that means lots of events, a Crawfish Festival, tons of live music, patio-weather at restaurants and wineries, plus plenty of things for kids to do around town.


The last weekend in May also kicks off the Gillespie County peach season. And roadside stands and orchards are will offer the sweet summertime fruit, along with lots of other local produce.

An old red truck sits at an orchard with wooden "Peaches" sign and baskets of fresh peaches


Explore Texas Wine Country at the more than 100 wineries and vineyards in the Texas Hill Country. There are more than 50 wineries located just in Fredericksburg, many offering tastings, tours, wine by the bottle and wine by the glass. 

Visitors enjoy a wine tasting event at Messina Hof Winery in Fredericksburg, TX.

Insider Tip: Leave the planning and driving to someone else and book a wine tour. These experts can make suggestions, save you money and keep you safe on the roadways.


The 150 shops, boutiques, and art galleries along Main Street are fully stocked with all of your Fredericksburg favorites – from clothing to locally-made specialty foods, to local art and more.


Memorial Day Weekend is packed with things to do for all ages, including the return of the Crawfish Festival and a special Memorial Day program at the National Museum of the Pacific War. The whole family can enjoy stargazing and live music at the Park After Dark event at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on Saturday. And Luckenbach Texas will host its annual family-friendly Ice Cream Social on Sunday afternoon with live music and kids' activities. 

Insider Tip: The National Museum of the Pacific War is one of the most popular attractions in Fredericksburg, so be sure to plan ahead and book your tour.


Enchanted Rock is one of the most popular outdoor attractions in Texas – so it’s no surprise that park passes may sell out for Memorial Day weekend. Be sure to make reservations as soon as possible. If you aren't able to snag a pass to Enchanted Rock, take a leisurely walk at one of these great outdoor parks in Fredericksburg.

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site

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Cross Mountain Park

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Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park

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Memorial Day Weekend books fast in Fredericksburg. Be sure to book lodging and reserve dining choices as early as possible. 

Hotels & Lodging

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Click here for a complete list of events taking place Memorial Day Weekend. If you can't make it to Fredericksburg on this Memorial Day Weekend, click below to plan a future trip to town. 

Family stopping to see the sites during their bike ride in Fredericksburg, TX

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