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With a bounty of small towns, sparkling lakes and rivers, and wildflower-splashed pastures in spring, the Hill Country has inspired countless road trips for Texas travelers.

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Upcoming Events

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 5-7, 2021

The annual culinary extravaganza offers three days of delicious food and wine along with panels and ...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

Lauren Daigle in Concert

Nov. 5

Two-time Grammy Award-winner Lauren Daigle, who has sold out every one of her shows to date, opened ...

Williamson County Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 21-24, 2021

It's rodeo time in Taylor and this three-day fair and rodeo consists of 100 shopping vendors, great ...

Mountain Bike Fest

Oct. 23-24, 2021

The largest mountain bike festival in Texas appeals to families as well as a wide variety of outdoor...

Virtual Exhibit: "The Brush is a Bow"

Dec. 18, 2020-Dec. 31, 2021

Howard Rains is an artist and master fiddler originally from Texas and now living in Kansas. Rains p...

Saturday Night Rodeo

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

The family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each...

Saturday Night Rodeo

Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

The family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each...

Virtual Exhibit: "Access Delayed—African American Suffragist’s Courageous Influence on the 19th Amendment"

Feb. 19-Dec. 31

Texas Folklife virtually exhibits a curated collection of quilts created by Quilt Friends Collective...

"Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow"

June 19-Nov. 28

Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this exhibition explores the struggle for full citizen...

Tito’s Prize 2021 Exhibition: Ariel René Jackson and Michael J. Love

Oct. 23-Jan. 8

Ariel René Jackson in collaboration with Michael J. Love are the winners of the fourth annual Tito...

Second Saturday at Heritage Village

May 8-Dec. 11

Every second Saturday of the month through December, Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture presents rot...

"Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler, Abstraction, and the Language of Print"

Sept. 9-March 13

A key figure in the development of color-field painting, Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) was a tirel...

Moondance Outdoor Concerts

May 29, June 26, July 24, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 23

Grab your lawn chairs, coolers, and picnic and head on over to the Cibolo Nature Center for some mus...

Luminarium, A Glowing Evening in Pease Park

Oct. 23

Come see the newly transformed Kingsbury Commons, explore all of the new amenities, and enjoy a moon...

Die Kϋnstler von Fredericksburg Art Show and Sale

Nov. 12-14

Die Künstler von Fredericksburg (the artists of Fredericksburg), or DK for short, is an all-volunte...

Texas Clay Festival

Oct. 23-24

The 29th annual Texas Clay Festival features the work of over 80 Texas potters and clay artists, and...

Beaujolais Nights

Nov. 18

A global celebration in the name of wine, Beaujolais Nights is an almost 70-year-old tradition in wh...

Old Gruene Market Days

Sept. 17-18; Oct. 15-16; Nov. 19-20

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Wurstfest

Nov. 5-14

During the 10-day festival, find a variety of entertainment, food, and fun while celebrating German ...

Kidsfest

Nov. 6-7

A celebration of the imagination, this event is the Hill Country's largest hands-on, creative festiv...

Christmas In Comfort

Nov. 27

Ring in the holiday season with craft and food vendors lining the streets of downtown Comfort. Famil...

Lights Spectacular Market Days

Nov. 26-28

Right in time for the holidays, find local vendors selling handmade and original items. There are mo...

Kerrville Art Club Show and Sale

Sept. 16-Oct. 23

The Kerrville Art Club has been around since 1950 and has played a prominent part in the art scene o...

A Magical Holiday Affair

Nov. 26-27

Shop for handcrafted treasures lovingly created by 100 artists and crafters from around the state. G...

Starry Starry Nights Lighted Christmas Park

Nov. 26-Dec. 31

Sip hot chocolate and stroll along the Llano River enjoying all of the displays that light up Badu P...

Austin Area Jazz Festival

Nov. 26-27

Join along for a celebration of music, culture, diversity, and the arts. Enjoy entertainment from to...

Christmas Lighting

Nov. 26

Start the holiday season with vendors booths and plenty of Christmas cheer. Santa arrives in the eve...

Texas Book Festival

Oct. 25-31

The Texas Book Festival has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country and hosts...

Veterans Day Breakfast

Nov. 11

Graham D. Luhn Post 39 and its sponsoring partner, the Salvation Army, host free breakfast at the Le...

Hunters Welcome

Nov. 5

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center ushers in the hunting season by welcoming...

Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water 10-Mile, 5K, and Kids' K

Nov. 7

Run for the Water is the second-largest, fully charity-produced road race in Austin, Texas. The even...

Powwow

Nov. 6

For more than 25 years, the Austin Powwow has been the largest powwow of its kind in Texas, featurin...

Main Street Car Show

Oct. 30

Historic Main Street hosts classic to cutting-edge cars from near and far. Feast your eyes on approx...

Halloween Spooktacular

Oct. 31

Dress in your best costume and compete in costume contests. Kids can enjoy candy and free games for ...

Llano River Pumpkin Float

Oct. 30

Bring your carved pumpkins and enjoy the evening float and glow as you see lots of carved and lit pu...

Squared Silly

Oct. 30

Vision Lampasas hosts Squared Silly to promote safe and fun activities to youngsters while allowing ...

Good Life Festival and 5K

Oct. 19

Celebrate the things that make life special: family, health, and happiness. Enjoy a poultry petting ...

Levitation

Oct. 28-31

This independent festival has grown from a small word-of-mouth event to an internationally acclaimed...

Chamber Golf Classic

Oct. 18

Tee up for an 18-hole, four-man Florida scramble golf tournament. ...

Mid-Texas Symphony in Concert

Oct. 17

Celebrate the brave and adventurous voices of four American masters, who boldly combined traditions ...

Haunted Taylor: History, Mystery, and Murder Tour

Oct. 16-30

Revel in tales of Taylor's rough and tumble past and the stories behind many familiar buildings (and...

Austin Film Festival

Oct. 21-28

Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, this cinematic event shines the spotligh...

Fall Festival on the Frio

Nov. 9

A day of family fun by the Frio River, this fall-themed festival features food trucks, craft vendors...

Haunted Hayrides

Oct. 22-23

One of the scariest hayrides in all of Texas—narrowly escape spooky encounters with ghosts and spi...

2021 Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix

Oct. 22-24

Get ready for a spectacle of speed and sound when Formula 1 returns to Texas. The race weekend exper...

"Daniel Johnston: I Live My Broken Dreams"

Sept. 11-March 20, 2022

This is the first major museum survey of visual art and music by Austin artist Daniel Johnston (Amer...

Train Show

Oct. 30-31

The New Braunfels Railroad Museum presents the Fall Train Show with featured exhibits and displays; ...

First Friday Art Walk

Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m., so visitors have time to stop by the vari...

"Same Time Next Year"

Oct. 8-24

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents Bernard Slade's Tony Award-winning romantic comedy. Set In 1...

Trade Days

Oct. 15-17

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby...

Food and Wine Fest

Oct. 21-23

This 30th annual event celebrates Fredericksburg and Texas food and wine with musical entertainment,...

Opening Day of Hunting Season Fish Fry

Nov. 6

This annual catfish dinner is a fundraiser held on the opening day of hunting season to benefit the ...

Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering

Nov. 12-13

An event for all ages, come listen to songwriters, poets, balladeers, and artists who pay tribute to...

Trade Days

Nov. 19-21

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby...

The Peddler Holiday Show

Nov. 26-28

Celebrating over 40 years, this is one of Texas' favorite touring arts and crafts shows and it arriv...

Trade Days Holiday Encore

Nov. 26-28

Shop twice in November, with over 400 vendors selling merchandise in seven barns, acres of antiques,...

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating

Nov. 26-Jan. 2, 2022

Since 2008, this annual seasonal outdoor ice skating rink has been an integral part of the Christmas...

Cowboy Capital Opry

Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2

Held on the first Tuesday of every month, the audience listens to about two hours of Grand Ol' Opry-...

Cowboys On Main

Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

Every Saturday, visitors can see and take pictures of Redneck the Longhorn, visit with Kelly Scott a...

Frontier Times Jamboree

Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28

Join this jamboree on the fourth Sunday of each month for live music, storytelling, and fun for all ...

Market Days

Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6

The first Saturday of every month, this market is open with arts and crafts vendors on the courthous...

Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 2-31

The pumpkin patch is open every weekend in October, with hayrides, haystacks, hop balls, scarecrow d...

The Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30-31

Visit Love Creek Orchards on the weekends this month and enjoy a hay maze for small children, music,...

Cactus Rose Ultra Trail and Relay Race

Oct. 22-24

On this trail of rugged and brutal beauty, everything cuts, stings, or bites. These races are for th...

Buckfest Dinner and Dance

Nov. 5

Celebrating hunters since 1961, this annual hunter's weekend dinner features live music and a dance....

Medina VFD Hunters Game Dinner

Nov. 6

To benefit the Median Volunteer Fire Department, this Hunters Game Dinner includes a dance with live...

Veterans Parade and Barbecue

Nov. 13

This day honors veterans of Bandera County, with military members and their families displaying memo...

Cork 'N' Fork

Nov. 13

The sixth annual Arthur Nagel Community Clinic’s fundraiser, Cork 'N' Fork, honors military vetera...

Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall

Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1, 7, 15, 22, 29

Now in its 23rd year, this Gruene Hall tradition is where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals, and dri...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas’ Best Winemakers

Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18

On the third Thursday of the month (except January), come to The Grapevine Garden and taste some of ...

Old Gruene Market Days

Sept. 18-19, Oct. 16-17, Nov. 20-21

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods at this monthly market, wit...

Texas Clay Festival

Oct. 23-24

Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display and sell their wares, and demonstrate a va...

Photos with Cowboy Kringle

Nov. 20-21, 26-28; Dec. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19

Part of Holidays in Gruene, this event welcomes guests to create a Christmas memory with photos with...

Sip-N-Shop

Nov. 16

Stroll through Gruene Historic District while sipping on complimentary beverages and indulging in sp...

Turkey Trot

Nov. 25

Start your Thanksgiving Day with an exhilarating 5K run/walk through Gruene Historic District. Kids ...

A Day at the Farm and Farmers Market

Sept. 4-Nov. 27

This Texas Hill Country destination hosts an open-air farmers market every Saturday. Buy products di...

Market Days

Sept. 11-12, Oct. 9-10, Nov. 13-14

Since 1850, Main Plaza has been a center point of trade for the people of Boerne. In the present day...

Bluegrass Jam at The AgriCultural

Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 13, 27

Every second and fourth Saturday of the month, the public is invited to bring their instruments and ...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 13, 27

The Kuhlmann-King house offers the public an opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Moondance Outdoor Concerts: Lost Mule Band

Oct. 23

Grab your lawn chairs and coolers, pack a picnic, and head on over to the Cibolo Nature Center for m...

Music in the Cave: The Haunted Show

Oct. 30

Just before Halloween, the cave is haunted by the expert weaving of tale and song—both classical a...

Fall Diva Night

Nov. 4

The best girls night out on the Mile is back, with extended shopping hours at stores, cocktails, fun...

Music in the Cave: An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

Nov. 6

Singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves performs songs full of characters from an unglamorous reality and an...

Master Artwork Show

Nov. 19-20

This unique art show spotlights creativity, diversity, and communal enjoyment of the arts by featuri...

Handmade Market

Nov. 19-20

With 80 handmade-only vendors selling unique items, including bath and body products, kids toys, hom...

Music in the Cave: Sounds of the Season

Nov. 27

Enjoy a cappella quartet Tinsel for sounds of the Christmas season including contemporary classics a...

Fall Antiques Show

Nov. 20-21

At this antiques show, find exhibitor booths overflowing with the finest American antiques found in ...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour and Ghost Stories

Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Holidays at the Kuhlmann King

Nov. 27, Dec. 11

Come see the holidays as celebrated in the 1880s. The museum is decorated for the season and plans i...

Trail of Lights

Nov. 28-Jan. 3

The 57th annual Austin Trail of Lights, the longest-running holiday tradition in the state capital, ...

Museum of the Future Present

Aug. 5-Dec. 31

Museum of The Future Present is an experiential, self-guided museum featuring 11 unique installation...

"Propping up Heaven"

Sept. 30-Nov. 7

Paintings and photographs are used to create a meditative space through which the viewer is invited ...

Old Town Christmas Festival

Dec. 4, 11, 18

Every first Saturday of December, Old Town Leander comes alive to spread Christmas joy throughout th...

Snow Day

Dec. 11

Winter fun comes to the Texas Hill Country with sled riding in Badu Park. The entire family is welco...

Mid-Texas Symphony Concert: The Soldier's Tale

Feb. 20

Scored for seven instruments, a narrator, and a dancer, Stravinsky’s "Soldier’s Tale" tells the ...

Cowboy Capital Opry

Dec. 7

On the first Tuesday of every month, artists donate their time and talents to perform a show full of...

Austin Fashion Week

Dec. 2-5

The annual Austin Fashion Week, hosted by Fashion by Texas, returns for in-person, outdoor runway sh...

Holiday Decorating and Lighting Contest

Dec. 1-25

From Thanksgiving through Christmas, see Comfort businesses and homes lit up for the holiday season ...

Life-Size Nativity Display

Dec. 1-31

The Nativity scene that formerly graced the Sears building in San Antonio resides at Comfort Park ea...

Lighted Christmas Parade

Dec. 2

The annual Christmas Under the Stars lighted parade features over 100 entries from classic cars, flo...

Sipping Under the Stars

Dec. 4

Sip, stroll, and shop at this evening event. Start your stroll downtown while shopping at participat...

Christmas Under the Stars Festival

Dec. 2-4

Celebrate the holidays at this annual tradition, which has included Santa Claus, "snow," children's ...

Christmas On The Square

Dec. 11

Snow kicks off a grand day of events for Christmas on the Square. A truck dumps 40,000 pounds of sno...

"The Nutcracker"

Dec. 4-23

From the scrumptious sets and costumes to the colorful characters you adore, Ballet Austin’s annua...

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 15-24

For more than 45 seasons, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar has been a fine art shopping destination fe...

New Year Celebration

Dec. 31-Jan. 1

This alcohol-free, family-friendly event celebrates the diversity and creativity of the city with vi...

3M Half Marathon

Jan. 23

Run a mostly downhill course that takes you past some of Austin’s finest locations and finishes do...

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

Dec. 27

An all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the wor...

World Championship Ice Racing Series

Dec. 4

Witness as the most fearless racers shred the arena's solid ice track with over 2,000 razor-sharp st...

For King and Country Concert: A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour

Dec. 5

Grammy Award-winning duo For King and Country embark on their A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour. From the...

Redbud Artisan Market

Dec. 4-5

Shop an all-handmade market with over 50 Texas artisans, each selling their own original, unique art...

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Jan. 15-16

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, ligh...

Dolph Briscoe Barbecue Cookoff

Dec. 10-11

Sanctioned by the Champions Barbecue Alliance, barbecue teams compete for cash and prizes. Categorie...

"Shen Yun"

Jan. 7-9

Experience the beauty of ancient China before communism. Shen Yun's unique artistic vision expands t...

Tree Lighting

Dec. 3

Hutto begins the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting, plus music and craft vendors. ...

Cowboy Christmas

Dec. 3-31

The sights and sounds of Christmas take a Western spin in the Cowboy Capital of the World. Previous ...

Christmas Fair

Dec. 4

Deck the halls in Taylor with an arts and crafts extravaganza in two locations. ...

Victorian Christmas

Dec. 4

Visit the home of Texas' youngest governor, Dan Moody, and take photos as you create your own Victor...

Christmas Parade of Lights

Dec. 4

Floats, organizations, and vehicles take a trip down Main Street all decked out for the holiday seas...

Santa on the Square

Dec. 4-18

Kids and kids at heart can meet Santa and sometimes Mrs. Claus nightly in the Santa Hut. Bring a cam...

Victorian Valentine Gala

Feb. 10

Guests enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres inside the historical home of former Texas Governor Dan Moody a...

11th Street Cowboy Mardi Gras

Feb. 16-19

Four days of Cajun and cowboy fun start on Wednesday night with Cajun Steak Night. Thursday night fe...

Cowboy Mardi Gras Bull Riding and Mini Bull Riding

Feb. 19

Can they hold on for 8 seconds? See if these bull riders can hang on for a wild ride. There is also ...

Carol of Lights

Dec. 4

This event is an all-day Christmas celebration filled with boutique vendors. Santa is on hand to see...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 5

Tour five homes of Lampasas residents, benefitting funds for the Lampasas County Museum's programs. ...

Santa Claus Crawl

Dec. 4

The fifth annual Santa Claus Crawl features special holiday drink recipes served up by your favorite...

Christmas Market on Main

Dec. 4

Come to Main Street to experience 70-plus craft makers, bakers, and style creators from around the H...

Run for the Roses 5K and 10K

Jan. 16

The ninth annual 5K and 10K benefit the Taylor Garden Club, which provides scholarships for youths w...

Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Program

Jan. 17

Join in for a march through the town in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It begins at Fannie Robinso...

Hoka Bandera Endurance Trail Race

Jan. 8-9

The Hill Country State Natural Area serves as a great location for serious runners. Choose your dist...

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem

Dec. 11

Take a pilgrimage to Bethlehem and tour a re-enactment of the birth of Christ. ...

Christmas on the Creek

Dec. 11

Food trucks, s'mores, a photo booth, hot chocolate, a light display, sleigh rides, and a stroll thro...

Downtown Hutto Christmas Fair

Dec. 11

Join the city of Hutto at the annual Christmas Fair in downtown. Catch craft vendors, music, train r...

Hill Country Gem and Mineral Show

Jan. 15-16

At the 53rd annual show, the Fredericksburg Rockhounds bring you artifacts, exhibits, demonstrations...

Luminations

Dec. 2-Jan. 30

Enjoy the natural wonder of winter in the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's beautiful Texas Arbo...

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Nov. 19-Dec. 24

A fixture of the Austin holiday season, with in-person and virtual shopping alternatives, the art ba...

"Remembering Crockett County Veterans Exhibit"

Nov. 1-Dec. 31

Each year, the Crockett County Museum honors area veterans both past and present with an exhibit fea...

Walkway of Lights

Nov. 19-Jan. 2

This is one of the biggest holiday events in the Highland Lakes each year. Two million lights on mor...

The Ice Skating Rink in Lakeside Park

Nov. 19-Jan. 1

Ice skating on real ice in Lakeside Park promises to bring a smile to everyone’s face and delight ...

Holidays in Gruene: Photos with Cowboy Kringle

December 4-5, 11-12, 17-19

Create a lasting Christmas memory by taking a picture with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of San...

Holidays in Gruene: Pony Express Ride

Dec. 4

See a Pony Express rider from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels come through the ...

Holidays in Gruene: Bah Humbug

Dec. 4

It’s Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol" with a twist—one actor plays all the roles in this p...

Holidays in Gruene: Town Lighting

Dec. 4

Gruene closes out the many festivities of the day with a brass band street performance at 5 p.m. fol...

Holidays in Gruene: Christmas Market Days

Dec. 4-5

Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items, packaged Texas foods, and other me...

Holidays in Gruene: Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Dec. 11

Sponsored by Comal ISD and held in Gruene Historic District, this 29th annual 5K run/walk and kids' ...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

Dec. 16

On the third Thursday of the month (except January), come to The Grapevine Garden and taste some of ...

Holidays in Gruene: Two Ton Tuesday Holiday Show

Dec. 21, 28

If you haven't felt the energy of Two Tons of Steel live, grab your dancing partner and get ready fo...

Holidays in Gruene: New Year's Eve at Gruene Hall

Dec. 31

A Gruene Hall favorite returns to help ring in the New Year at Texas’ oldest dance hall. ...

Hair of the Dog Day

Jan. 1

Free live shows are performed all day at Gruene Hall on New Year's Day. ...

Love the Run You're With

Feb. 12

Grab a spouse, friend, or furry loved one and come dressed as your favorite famous duo to the third ...

Game Day 5K and Tailgate Party

Feb. 13

Burn off some calories in you favorite team jersey then join the tailgate party in Gruene. Participa...

Old Gruene Market Days

Feb. 19-20

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10 a.m. t...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

Feb. 17

On the third Thursday of the month (except January), come to The Grapevine Garden and taste some of ...

Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall

Feb. 25

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 24th year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals, and drifters...

Crockett County Deerfest

Dec. 4

A community-wide appreciation banquet for hunters, this evening helps raise money for local civic or...

Evening on the Town

Dec. 9

Do a little early holiday shopping or learn about the products and services available in Ozona. Shop...

Crockett County 4-H Junior Livestock Show

Dec. 11

Area youth bring their best livestock for the judges to review. Open to the public. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at...

Community Christmas Program

Dec. 19

Ozona's Community Christmas Program takes place at the First Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Sunday even...

New Year's Eve Dance

Dec. 31

An evening of entertainment and fun as the community rings in the New Year. Proceeds benefit local c...

Stocking Stroll

Dec. 3-4

Boerne’s Hill Country Mile is a stretch of locally owned specialty shops and restaurants situated ...

A Day at the Farm

Dec. 4, 11

Spend a Saturday at the historic Herff Farm. At the open-air farmers market, shop for products direc...

Toast of Old Town

Dec. 10-11

Head to the Hill Country Mile for a date night of shopping, dining, and fun. ...

Kinder Fest

Dec. 17-18

Retailers located at the Hill Country Mile, a stretch of locally owned specialty shops and restauran...

Market Days

Dec. 11-12, Jan. 8-9, Feb. 12-13

Since 1850, Main Plaza has been a center point of trade for the people of Boerne. In the present day...

Christmas Market Days

Dec. 18-19

Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones at this holiday-themed market near the Hill Country...

Bluegrass Jam at The AgriCultural

Dec. 11, Jan. 8, 22, Feb. 12, 26

Every second and fourth Saturdays of the month (except in December), bring your instrument and play ...

Spring Antiques Show

Feb. 26-27

The antiques show features exhibitor booths overflowing with some of the finest American antiques fo...

Winter Solstice with Rudi and the Rudiments

Dec. 18

This concert is part of Cave Without a Name's Music in the Cave series. Enjoy an eclectic concert of...

Gli Unici: Three Tenors perform Songs of Love

Feb. 12

This concert is part of Cave Without a Name's Music in the Cave series. For Valentine’s Day, Gli U...

Texas Furniture Makers Show

Dec. 1-17

The 22nd annual juried show, open Tuesday through Saturday, features the best furniture in Texas. ...

ArtMart: Christmas Gift Showcase

Dec. 1-17

The holiday shopping showcase features handmade crafts by area artists and is open Tuesday through S...

Symphony of the Hills: “Holiday Hopes: Dream Pray Love”

Dec. 2

Symphony of the Hills, a professional symphony orchestra with musicians from the Hill Country and Ce...

“A Christmas Carol”

Dec. 3-4, 10-11

The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future delights...

The Four Freshmen in Concert

Dec. 4

Celebrate the holidays with the legends of four-man jazz and this special Christmas show that includ...

Running Home for the Holidays 5K

Dec. 4

At this annual holiday 5K, familes come together dressed up in their favorite Christmas holiday char...

Kerr County Market Days and Hill Country Swap Meet

Dec. 4

Market Days continues to feature artists and crafters bringing their own original handcrafted items,...

Hill Country Gun Show

Dec. 4-5

Shop for new and used guns, knives, coins, cutting boards, ammunition, and other hunting and collect...

Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show

Jan. 5-8

This annual county and district livestock show covers 34 counties, with participants showing lambs, ...

Symphony of the Hills Pops: "Outlaws and Heroes: New Frontiers”

Jan. 8

The professional symphony orchestra welcomes the New Year with a musical exploration of the universa...

Winter Market

Jan. 22-23

Vendors from all over the state present their art, jewelry, gourmet food, gift items, and other merc...

Renaissance Festival

Jan. 28-30, Feb. 5-6

Travel back in time to the Middle Ages and experience adventure, music, romance and fun for the whol...

Classic Nashville Live

Feb. 5

Not just a concert, this full-stage production has authentic period sets, costumes, comedy, and all ...

Symphony of the Hills: “Heart of the Strings: Hidden Beauty”

Feb. 24

The professional symphony orchestra with musicians from the Hill Country and Central Texas features ...

A Christmas Wine Affair

Dec. 1-24

Savor all that Texas Wine Country has to offer this holiday season by sipping and sampling award-win...

First Friday Art Walk

Dec. 3

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

Light the Night Christmas Parade and After Glow

Dec. 3

See Fredericksburg's historic Main Street awash in the glow of this illuminated holiday night parade...

A Ranger Christmas Wonderland

Dec. 4

Come see Santa in the Ranger Wonderland at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center. Enjoy crafts, cookies,...

Kinderfest

Dec. 4

Children ages 10 and under are invited to bring a stocking to hang on the fireplace. While the child...

The Christmas Journey

Dec. 10-11

At this free drive-through presentation, the Christmas story is depicted in various scenes, all with...

"Scrooge"

Dec. 10-12, 17-19

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this re-telling of the classic Charles Dickens' tale “A Ch...

Trade Days

Dec. 17-19, Jan. 15-17, Feb. 18-20

Shop more than 350 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, primit...

USO-Style Hangar Dance

Dec. 31

Ring in the New Year dancing to the sounds of a 1940s-style big band. Take swing dance lessons and ...

Luckenbach New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31

The annual New Year's Eve dance takes place in the historic Luckenbach Dancehall....

Countdown to 2022

Dec. 31

Ring in the New Year in downtown Fredericksburg. The city hosts two events: one earlier in the eve...

Luckenbach Blues Festival

Jan. 15

The 15th annual blues festival features an all-day music lineup with some of the best blues artists ...

The Agarita Chamber Players

Jan. 16

Fredericksburg Music Club presents the group founded by four musicians (playing the violin, viola, c...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 22

The show offers a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts and other pieces from...

Wine Lovers Celebration

Jan. 31-Feb. 25

Love is in the air, wine is in your glass, and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Take ti...

Luckenbach Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 11-12

It's time to get back to the basics of love, as the song goes, at Luckenbach’s 47th annual Hug-In ...

"Clue: The Musical"

Feb. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the fun-filled musical based on the internationally popular ...

Lone Star Brass

Feb. 20

The Lone Star Brass presents concerts that display the consummate technical skill of each performer ...

“A Doublewide, Texas Christmas” 

Dec. 3-19

Hill Country Community Theatre presents this outrageously funny comedy, where it’s Christmastime i...

"Nunsense A-men!"

Jan. 7-30

"Nunsense A-men!" is basically the original “Nunsense” show with all of the characters being por...

“The Carol Burnett Show” 

Feb. 11-March 6

Hill Country Community Theatre presents this evening of sketches from the popular "Carol Burnett Sho...

Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Delusions of Space Enthusiasts"

Jan. 18

Award-winning astrophysicist and author Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson delves into the delusions of space e...

"Disney Princess: The Concert"

Feb. 6

For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted audiences with their courage and kindness and ...

“Honor, Courage, Commitment: Marine Corps Art, 1975-2018”

Oct. 1-Jan. 4

The National Museum of the Pacific War and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation present this traveli...

"Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years"

Oct. 30

To kick off its 40th Season, Texas Performing Arts welcomes Ballet Hispánico, the acclaimed Latinx ...

The Lost Gonzo Band in Concert

Oct. 22

After almost 50 years, the Lost Gonzo Band has reunited and return to the stage for special performa...

Turkey Trot

Nov. 25

The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, one of Austin’s most beloved Thanksgiving traditions, started i...

"Propping up Heaven: New Work by Larry Goode

Sept. 30-Nov. 7

Larry Goode is a mixed-media artist known for thoughtful mixed media pieces that explore humor, whim...

Pumpkin Festival

Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Celebrate the start of fall at the Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival, a kids-focused, family-friendl...

Hybrid Austin Homes Tour

Oct. 15-18

For 34 years, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Austin has hosted its popular Austin homes ...

Blue Lapis Light: "Edge of Grace"

Oct. 13-24

Sally Jacques, founder of Blue Lapis Light, creates site-specific aerial dance works that speak to s...

Jason Moran and the Harlem Hellfighters: "James Reese Europe and the Absence of Ruin"

Nov. 5

Pianist, composer, bandleader, and MacArthur “Genius” recipient Jason Moran grew up in Texas and...

Kronos Quartet in Concert

Nov. 19-20

For over 45 years, San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet—David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin...

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