Spring arrives in Fredericksburg, bringing with it warmer weather and exciting opportunities. Go stargazing, explore the beautiful seasonal wildflowers, and taste the region’s delicious wine. There are plenty of things to do in April in Fredericksburg.

Must-Attend April Events

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Fredericksburg's April calendar is a delightful mix of unique experiences and timeless traditions. These are just a few of the events happening in April.

Fredericksburg Trade Days (April 19-21): This popular monthly event features over 350 vendors offering a vast array of items, from antiques and crafts to furniture and delicious food. Find unique souvenirs and the perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Wine & Wildflower Celebration (Now through April 19): Celebrate the arrival of spring by indulging in the region's exquisite wines while marveling at the breathtaking display of wildflowers blanketing the Hill Country. Participating wineries throughout the area host special events, tastings, and pairings.

Spring Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild (through April 28): Discover a diverse range of styles and mediums at this prestigious event showcasing works by local and regional artists.

Explore the Outdoors

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Embrace the outdoors during your spring getaway and discover Fredericksburg and Gillespie County’s natural beauty. Many parks and nature areas come alive in April, bursting with vibrant wildflowers and unique events.

Wildflower Season: Hill Country’s wildflower season runs from mid-March through mid-May so you’ll want to take in the scenic natural wonder while here. Take a scenic drive along the backroads, stopping to admire the fields of bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes, and other native blooms. Remember: Please respect private property and take only pictures when viewing wildflowers. 

Popular destinations for wildflower viewing include Wildseed Farms, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Enchanted Rock, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, and so much more. Pack a picnic basket and find a quiet spot amidst the flowers for a truly memorable experience. 

Go Wine Tasting 

Signor Vineyards

You won’t want to visit in April without exploring Gillespie County’s world-renowned wine scene, boasting over 60 wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms in and around Fredericksburg. 

With convenient tours and shuttles available, navigating the region becomes effortless. Enjoy diverse wine tastings, making your wine exploration in the Texas Hill Country truly unforgettable.

Plan Your April Visit

With its beautiful blooms, vibrant events calendar, and vineyard options, Fredericksburg is one of the best places to go in April in the Texas Hill Country. So, pack your bags, embrace the spirit of spring, and discover the magic that awaits you.

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