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

The Christmas Journey

Dec. 14-15

Attend a free drive-through presentation of the Christmas story depicted in nine scenes, all with li...

Christmas Wine Affair

Dec. 1-16

Tickets include a Tasting Passport to receive complimentary tastings and wine discounts at dozens of...

Trade Days

Dec. 14-16

Shop more than 400 vendors in seven barns to see acres of antiques, and enjoy the Biergarten, live m...

"The Singing Christmas Tree"

Dec. 15-16

Local volunteers present a one-hour concert standing on a 30-foot tall decorated and lighted Christm...

Luckenbach Christmas Ball

Dec. 22

Enjoy the annual holiday dance in the historic Luckenbach Texas Dance Hall featuring Gary P. Nunn....

"Winter Wonderettes"

Dec. 14-16, 21-23

This performance features great ‘60s versions of holiday classics that are guaranteed to put you i...

USO Style Hangar Dance

Dec. 31

The Hangar Hotel will be hosting a New Year's Eve Hangar Dance, and a percentage of the event's proc...

USO-Style Hangar Dance

Dec. 31

Come out to this 1940s-style dance with swing dance lessons, big band live music, a costume contest,...

Luckenbach New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31

Usher in the New Year with one heck of a party in the historic Luckenbach Texas Dance Hall featuring...

Countdown to 2019

Dec. 31

This event features a DJ, food trucks, and midnight ball drop. Bring your blankets and chairs to joi...

First Friday Art Walk

Jan. 4

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

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating

Nov. 23-Jan. 6

Annual seasonal outdoor ice skating event benefits The Heritage School, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundati...

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating

Dec. 1-Jan. 6

This annual seasonal outdoor ice skating event benefits local nonprofit organizations....

Luckenbach Blues Festival

Jan. 19

This 12th annual celebration features local, regional, and Texas blues artists in historic Luckenbac...

Trade Days

Jan. 18-20

Shop more than 400 vendors in seven barns to see acres of antiques, and enjoy the Biergarten, live m...

Hill Country Gem and Mineral Show

Jan. 19-20

The Fredericksburg Rockhounds bring artifacts, exhibits, demonstrations, jewelry, minerals, fossils,...

Windsync Woodwind Quintet in Concert

Jan. 20

Enjoy a concert featuring the prize-winning Houston-based wind quintet. ...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 26

This event features a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and th...

First Friday Art Walk

Feb. 1

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

Luckenbach Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 15-16

Get back to the basics of love during this annual camping event with plenty of boot scootin' in the ...

Trade Days

Feb. 15-17

Shop with more than 400 vendors in seven barns to see acres of antiques, and enjoy the Biergarten, l...

The Trinity Singers in Concert

Feb. 17

This concert features 40 highly advanced chamber singers from Trinity University in San Antonio. ...

Wine Lovers Trail

Feb. 8-24

Get tickets online to receive full complimentary tastings and wine discounts at dozens of participat...

"Monty Python's Spamalot"

Feb. 15-Mar. 3

This British comedy parodies the legend of King Arthur and his band of haphazard knights as they sin...

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

May 11

Run or walk through the fields of beautiful Wildseed Farms. After finishing the 5K or 10K course, ru...

WWII Pacific Combat Program at the National Museum of the Pacific War

March 9-10

History comes to life with equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle reenactment set on an...

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents The Hideout Theatre

March 15

Austin’s premier improvisation theatre company performs their brand of award-winning comedy....

Spring Break at The Pioneer Museum

March 11-16

Early Texas frontier presenters provide hands-on activities for kids ages 6 to 17....

Celebrate Texas!

March 16

Feel history come to life with The Old Chisholm Trail Show, the Traditional American Indian Society,...

Luckenbach Mud Dauber Festival and Chili Cookoff

March 16

Feel the heat at this open chili cookoff and music festival named in honor of that pesky wasp....

Fredericksburg Trade Days

March 15-17

Shop with more than 400 vendors or relax in the biergarten while listening to live music....

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Rastrelli Cello Quartet

March 24

This singularly unique ensemble has been thrilling audiences with their renderings of non-traditiona...

Fort Martin Scott Days

March 29-30

This living history event brings the 1850s fort to life with cannon firings, bugle calls, military d...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

March 30

Shop more than 75 tables of Native American artifacts including arrowheads, beads, and pottery....

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

April 5

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

Historic Country Schools Open House Tour

April 6

Take a self-guided tour of schools listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

Texas Vintage Motorcycle Fandango

April 5-7

Event includes a vintage parts swap meet, bike show, and vintage dirt races....

WWII Pacific Combat Program at the National Museum of the Pacific War

April 6-7

History comes to life with equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle reenactment set on an...

Bluebonnet Antique Tractor Ride

April 13

Antique tractors, cars and trucks make a 20-mile loop through scenic Gillespie County....

Texas Hill Country Wine and Wildflower Journey

March 29-April 14

Enjoy Hill Country wineries and wildflowers with self-guided tours, including special events, tastin...

Fredericksburg Music Club - UT Austin Trombone Choir

April 14

Choir has been directed by Nathaniel Brickens since 2000. It was founded in the fall of 1977 by UT p...

Wildflower Celebration at Wildseed Farms

April 6-21

Celebrate the arrival of spring and Texas wildflowers with colorful fields, great shopping, butterfl...

Fredericksburg Trade Days

April 19-21

Shop with more than 400 vendors or relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music....

Spring Fish Fry

April 27

The Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department's annual fish fry features freshly fried catfish with a...

Spring Market

April 27

Join springtime shopping and sips at Messina Hof Hill Country. Browse goods from local vendors or en...

"Bus Stop"

April 11-28

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this American classic, a sentimental and charming comedy tha...

Hill Country Film Festival

April 25-28

Annual film festival screens the best of independent film from Texas and around the world....

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

May 3

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

Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally

May 3-4

Features bike rides through the hills, live music, Cowboy Breakfast, Brew & 'Que, and more....

Maifest German Chorale Concert

May 5

Enjoy an evening of German song and Fredericksburg Gemutlichkeit (hospitality)....

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

May 11

Run through fields of beautiful wildflowers, and enjoy a post-race champagne brunch....

Waltstock & Barrel Wine and Music Festival

May 16-18

Features more than 18 bands and musicians, food trucks, Texas wine, and fun vendors. Hosted by Austi...

Fredericksburg Trade Days

May 17-19

Shop more than 400 vendors or relax in the biergarten while listening to live music....

Fredericksburg Music Club - Emile Pandolfi, Concert Pianist

May 19

With more than 3 million CDs sold, when you hear Emile Pandolfi play, you know that you are hearing ...

Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival

May 24-26

Three-day festival is dedicated to music, entertainment, food, beverages, and fun inspired by all th...

USO-Style Memorial Day Hangar Dance

May 25

Dress in your best 1940-inspired outfit and help support the USO in Ft. Hood. Swing dance lessons an...

WWII Pacific Combat Program at the National Museum of the Pacific War

May 25-26

History comes to life with equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle reenactment set on an...

Memorial Day Program

May 27

This is a ceremony to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Arme...

The Gatlin Brothers in Concert

May 31-June 1

This Grammy Award-winning trio have dazzled audiences for more than 60 years with a lifetime of note...

Masonic Open Car Show

June 1

The 15th annual event benefits various charitable activities, and features classic cars, live music,...

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

June 7

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

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival

June 7-8

The 12th annual music festival features Texas Country music artists hosted by Thomas Michael Riley. ...

The Marshall Tucker Band in Concert

June 14

Listen to the gold and platinum album music of this iconic classic rock and country band—pleasing ...

Fredericksburg Trade Days

June 14-16

Shop more than 400 vendors or relax in the biergarten while listening to live music....

PCAA Concert in the Park

June 23

Bring your chairs, eats, and drinks to this free Sunday evening concert....

"The Sound of Music"

June 14-16, 21-23, 28-30

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1959 hit stage musical, which tell...

Fourth of July Celebrations

July 4

A community parade down Main Street is followed by a patriotic program at Marktplatz, chili cookoff ...

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

July 5

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

Pacific Combat Living History Re-enactment

July 6-7

See equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle re-enactment set on an island in the Pacific...

Night in Old Fredericksburg

July 20

Celebrate the heritage of the Texas Hill Country with a barbecue and chili cookoff, live music, food...

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

July 6-7, 20-21

There's fun for the whole family at this event featuring a full slate of live quarter horse and thor...

Fredericksburg Trade Days

July 19-21

Shop more than 400 vendors or relax in the biergarten while listening to live music....

PCAA Concert in the Park

July 21

Enjoy a free Sunday evening concert. Bring your chairs, eats, and drinks....

"Disney's Frozen Jr."

July 25-28

Fredericksburg Youth Theater presents this performance featuring the emotional relationship and jour...

Hill Country Auto Swap Meet

July 26-28

The 42nd annual auto swap meet, car corral, and flea market provides free parking, free shuttle serv...

Food Truck Festival

June 29

Enjoy a full day of food trucks, wine from local wineries, and live music....

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

Aug. 2

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

Texas Ranger Day

Aug. 3

The Texas Rangers Heritage Center honors those who have served and those still commissioned with a t...

"Nunsense"

Aug. 9-11, 16-18

Join the Little Sisters of Hoboken for a haphazard variety show to raise emergency funds for the con...

Fredericksburg Trade Days

Aug. 16-18

Shop more than 400 vendors or relax in the biergarten while listening to live music....

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 10-11, 24-25

There's fun for the whole family at this event featuring a full slate of live quarter horse and thor...

Gillespie County Fair and Parade

Aug. 22-25

The 131st annual fair includes agricultural, livestock, and home skills displays. Enjoy horse racing...

PCAA Concert in the Park

Aug. 25

Bring your chairs, eats, and drinks to this free Sunday evening concert....

Hill Country Sunset Harvest

Aug. 30

Messina Hof Hill Country Winery hosts its annual harvest festival. The evening begins with a Blessin...

Grape Stomp at Chisholm Trail Winery

Aug. 31

Stomp grapes and enjoy live music and award-winning wines....

Pacific Combat Living History Re-enactment

Aug. 31-Sept. 1

See equipment and weapons used during WWII and a battle re-enactment set on an island in the Pacific...

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