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

“World War II Art of Private Charles J. Miller”

Aug. 23-Feb. 2

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an exhibition of the nearly-forgotten paintings of W...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 25

Find a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the United States...

First Friday Art Walk

Feb. 7

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

Luckenbach Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 14-15

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

Trade Days

Feb. 14-16

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, with acres of antiques, a biergarten, and live music....

Anne-Marie Shaver in Concert

Feb. 16

Fredericksburg Music Club presents a concert by the Arizona-based musicologist, flutist, and educato...

Wine Lovers Celebration

Feb. 7-23

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

"Young Frankenstein"

Feb. 14-16, 21-23, 28-29; March 1

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the musical comedy about Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced ...

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

March 6

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

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

March 7-8

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

"Doña Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen"

March 13

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents Texas touring artist Ruby Nelda Perez in this one-person com...

Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum

March 9-14

The grounds at the Pioneer Museum are full of living history presenters including Texas Rangers, fro...

Celebrate Texas 2020

March 14

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

Doug Montgomery in Concert

March 15

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Doug Montgomery, whose live performances and numerous versatile r...

Mud Dauber Festival and Chili Cookoff

March 21

Named in honor of the pesky insect, this open chili cookoff and live music festival shows why Lucken...

Texas Children's Choir in Concert

March 21

Support these talented children as they prepare for the unique honor of performing with the United S...

Trade Days

March 20-22

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

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

March 28

Discover a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the United St...

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...


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