Peaches on the tree in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg

This thriving Hill Country community melds Old World heritage with small-town charms and big-city perks. Throughout the year, throngs of festival-goers descend on events celebrating everything from the oohs and aahs of wildflower season to the oompahs of Oktoberfest.

The town makes a great home base for excursions to Enchanted Rock, the LBJ parks, and other Hill Country wonders.

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Upcoming Events

Spring Market

April 11

Browse goods from local vendors at this springtime shopping and sips event....

Spring Wine Glass Painting

April 25

Enjoy a glass of wine and nibble on meats and cheeses while painting local Texas wildflowers on a wi...

First Friday Art Walk

April 3, May 1

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewin...

LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

April 4

Ride through the historic LBJ Ranch and along peaceful country roads on routes of 10, 30, 42, or 62 ...

Historic Country Schools Open House

April 4

“Preserving the past to enrich the future" is the motto of this annual event that features former ...

Texas Hill Country Wine and Wildflower Journey

March 27-April 14

Enjoy the wineries and natural beauty of the Hill Country on this self-guided tour that includes com...

Bluebonnet Antique Tractor Ride

April 18

Antique tractors, cars, trucks, and a “people mover” make a 20-mile loop through scenic Gillespi...

Spring Fish Fry

April 18

The annual fundraiser for Fredericksburg's volunteer fire department features a freshly fried catfis...

Fredericksburg Jazz Festival

April 18

Come see trumpet player Randy Becker, saxophonist Matthew Maldonado, pianist Hank Hehmsoth, and othe...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

April 18-19

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

Wildflower Celebration

April 4-19

Bring your camera and enjoy viewing wildflower fields in full bloom along with two butterfly gardens...

Trade Days

April 17-19

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, browse acres of antiques, and enjoy the biergarten and...

Bella Voce Women's Ensemble

April 19

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Baylor University's Bella Voce, a group that performs a wide and ...

Wildflower 5K/10K Run and Walk and Children's Fun Run

April 25

Follow a scenic course in and around Fredericksburg and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather and wildfl...

Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in Concert

April 30

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the world famous band featuring professional musicia...

First Friday Art Walk

May 1

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewin...

"Harvey"

April 17-May 3

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents one of the longest-running comedies in Broadway history. "H...

Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally

May 1-3

Activities include the Texas Hill Country Rides, Cowboy Breakfast, Brew and 'Que, live music, and ot...

Lavender Festival

May 2-3

Celebrate everything lavender at this 22nd annual festival, including vendors, cooking demonstration...

Maifest: A German Chorale Concert

May 3

Enjoy an evening of German song and Fredericksburg gemütlichkeit (hospitality) featuring two histor...

Texas Flower Country Women's 5K/10K Run and Walk

May 9

Texas' ultimate women's running experience offers a run or walk through the fields of Wildseed Farms...

Hill Country Film Festival

May 7-10

At this 11th annual film festival, there are screenings of more than 85 independent films, Q&As, fil...

Waltstock and Barrel Wine and Music Festival

May 14-16

Three days of beautiful, soulful music with more than 20 different performers, food trucks, and grea...

Trade Days

May 15-17

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, browse acres of antiques, and enjoy the biergarten and...

Scott Cuellar and Miles Fellenberg in Concert

May 17

Fredericksburg Music Club presents this performance by two renowned pianists. Scott Cuellar is the f...

Crawfish Festival

May 22-24

Enjoy great Cajun food, live music, and a kid’s carnival at this festival sponsored by the Frederi...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

May 23-24

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

Memorial Day Program

May 25

A ceremony to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces...

Pari Mutuel Horse Racing

July 4, 5, 18, 19

During summer, catch four big weekends of exciting live horse racing. Pick your favorites for quarte...

Pari Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 8, 9, 22, 23

During summer, catch four big weekends of exciting live horse racing. Pick your favorites for quarte...

Gillespie County Fair

Aug. 20-23

As the oldest continuous county fair in Texas, the 132nd Gillespie County Fair is four days of fun t...

Cans and Barbecue

June 13

Come out and enjoy some barbecue, along with local vendors, games, and other festivities. ...

Celebrating July Fourth in 1848

July 4-5

Fort Martin Scott celebrates the Fourth with living-history demonstrations of 1848 frontier life, ca...

First Friday Art Walk

June 5

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

Masonic Open Car Show

June 6

Benefiting various charitable and fraternal activities, the 16th annual car show of Masonic Lodge #7...

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival

June 5-7

Hosted by Thomas Michael Riley, the 13th annual music festival showcases Texas country artists on tw...

Historic Schools Open House

June 13

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

Trade Days

June 19-21

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

Concert in the Park

June 21

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, the free Sunday evening concert this month features wes...

Luckenbach Food Truck Festival

June 27

Taste all the offerings at food trucks from the San Antonio, Austin, and Fredericksburg region, plus...

"Annie"

June 12-28

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the heartwarming musical based on the popular comic strip ab...

First Friday Art Walk

July 3

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

July Fourth Community Parade and Patriotic Program

July 4

Originally started in 1991 by a group of community-minded friends, this small-town patriotic parade ...

July Fourth Fireworks Display

July 4

The annual fireworks display takes place from the golf course at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. B...

"Victory in the Pacific"

July 4-5

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with this show from the WWII Living Histor...

Night in Old Fredericksburg/Barbecue and Chili Cookoff

July 18

Along with a Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) chili cookoff and Lone Star Barbecue So...

Trade Days

July 17-19

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

Concert in the Park

July 19

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, this month's free Sunday evening concert features the P...

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

July 4-5, 18-19

Come out during the summer season for live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick yo...

"The Lion King Jr."

July 23-26

Fredericksburg Youth Theater presents this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. The African savannah comes...

Hill Country Auto Swap Meet

July 24-26

Car enthusiasts can find just about anything at this annual event. A "car corral" has vintage autos ...

Texas Ranger Day and History Symposium

Aug. 1

Honoring those who have served and those still commissioned, Texas Rangers Day is a two-part event f...

First Friday Art Walk

Aug. 7

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

Luckenbach Historic School Open House

Aug. 15

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

Trade Days

Aug. 14-16

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"

Aug. 7-16

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this musical inspired by the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike ...

Concert in the Park

Aug. 23

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, this month's free Sunday evening concert features count...

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 8-9, 22-23

Come out during the summer season for live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick yo...

Gillespie County Fair and Parade

Aug. 20-23

The Gillespie County Fair is the oldest continuous county fair in Texas, celebrating its 132nd year....

Gemutliche Quilts in Texas

Sept. 4-5

View hundreds of quilts, visit several vendors, have your scissors sharpened, and dine at the food t...


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