Springtime has arrived in Fredericksburg, Texas. Throughout the month of March, Fredericksburg has plenty of events and family-friendly activities planned.
Browse below for all the kid-friendly fun in the Texas Hill Country over the next month. If you need more information, head to the Visitor Information Center when you arrive in town for a free kid's brochure.
Insider Tip (as of March 8, 2021): Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is sold out of day use passes through Monday, March 22. As one of Fredericksburg's most popular attractions, advance reservations are required to enter. Browse the Texas Parks & Wildlife Reservation System for the next available time.
- Daily through March 21: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily the National Museum of the Pacific War will host a museum scavenger hunt that is suitable for all ages. The scavenger hunt is located in The George H.W. Bush Gallery. Instructions are posted in the lobby. Museum admission and smart phones are required to play.
- March 15-18: Life-sized Battleship Games will be held at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Open play will be held from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. at the Pacific Combat Zone. No cost.
- March 19: Create your own coded messages with the Navajo Code Talkers Activity at the National Museum of the Pacific War. The program is presented twice per day at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Memorial Courtyard. Free activity.
- Monday through Saturday, March 15-20: Free movie showings in the Pioneer Museum Sanctuary. Shows are at 10:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. each day. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic or snacks and cozy up for classic movies. A full list of titles can be found online.
- Friday through Sunday, March 19-21: Fredericksburg Trade Days. Shop with more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, clothing, jewelry, and more. Live music is also offered. The $5 parking fee is good for the entire weekend.
- Friday and Saturday, March 19-20: Spring Break at Pioneer Museum. The museum will offer two days of living history events that are perfect for all ages. Come enjoy hands-on crafts, games, and toys from pioneer days as well as storytelling and sing-alongs. Rope making, a chuck wagon, corn husk and knot doll making, and more will also be offered. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Cost is $7.50 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-17. Children under five are free.
- Saturday, March 20: Celebrate Texas! 2021 at the Texas Ranger Heritage Center. Join the Former Texas Rangers Foundation for Celebrate Texas! The family-friendly event will include historical events, cannon firing, firearm history, and Native American History. Learn about the history of the Texas Rangers and Native Americans in Gillespie County. The cost is $10 per carload.