When the Thanksgiving feast has been gobbled up, it's time to make a dent in that Christmas list! Explore shopping in Fredericksburg on Thanksgiving weekend for can't-miss events and endless gift opportunities this holiday season:
Enjoy two Trade Days weekends: Fredericksburg Trade Days on Nov. 17-19, and a holiday encore weekend on Nov. 24-26. Shoppers can browse seven barns with over 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, crafts, hunting accessories, unique clothing, jewelry and so much more. If you need a break, relax in the Biergarten with some great eats and live music!
The Gillespie County Historical Society's annual Holiday Market returns Nov. 17-18, featuring boutique vendors selling unique gifts, food and holiday items. Enjoy the Holiday Market Preview Party on Nov. 17 from 6-8 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres, wine and entertainment. The full-day market is Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
You'll find something for everyone on your list at The Peddler Show from Nov. 24-26 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Here you can browse three buildings of goodies from talented designers, artisans, and craftsmen from all over the country. Day passes are $5, and a weekend pass is $8.
local & german gifts
Looking to gift something made right here? Fredericksburg's history of craftsmanship goes back centuries, and that legacy continues today. Don't miss out on these opportunities to purchase something made locally at one of our shops in Fredericksburg.
For something with old world charm, Fredericksburg offers several shops that sell German goods, from clothing and home goods to sausage!
You can always take it easy and casually shop Fredericksburg's historic Main Street and beyond. Stroll through the more than 150 shops, boutiques, and art galleries and admire the holiday décor. Don't forget to stop in the Warehouse District which features unique home goods stores and great restaurants.
food & wine gifts
Wine is a great gift for anyone on your holiday shopping list and with more than 60 wineries and tasting rooms in and around Fredericksburg, you can find that perfect bottle or wine accessory with a trip to Texas Wine Country.
For the foodies on your list, Fredericksburg is home to shops, markets and restaurants that offer one-of-a-kind food gifts. From chocolates and coffee, to salsas and sauces, you can find gifts to satisfy any palate.