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Comfort

Harvest Fest

Oct. 16-17

Visit downtown merchants for an official "passport" stamp from Comfort, Texas. Enter a drawing for ...

Girls' Night Out

Nov. 17

Get your holiday shopping done with the girls in historic downtown Comfort. Shop owners offer new it...

Christmas In Comfort

Nov. 29

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

Doss

Doss VFD Fish Fry

Sept. 5

Delicious golden fried catfish and all the trimmings are served up every year on the Saturday before...

Dripping Springs

Hill Country Living Festival and Rainwater Revival

Oct. 24

Celebrate the art of catching the rain and living lightly, responsibly, and beautifully in the Texas...

Fort Mckavett

Fort McKavett Museum Ribbon Cutting

Sept. 5

The Fort McKavett Museum is unveiling their new rotating exhibit on Fort McKavett’s civilian labor...

50 Miles by Wire, 1875

Oct. 2-4

Fort McKavett was one of the first telegraph stations in West Texas. Come out and see how that landm...

Fredericksburg

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...

Trade Days

July 17-19

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

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...

Concert in the Park (CANCELED)

July 19

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

"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...

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...

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...

Trade Days

Aug. 14-16

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

Luckenbach Historic School Open House

Aug. 15

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

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...

Gillespie County Fair and Parade

Aug. 20-23

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

Concert in the Park (CANCELED)

Aug. 23

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

Gemutliche Quilts in Texas (CANCELED)

Sept. 4-5

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

First Friday Art Walk

Sept. 4

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

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"

Sept. 11-13, 18-20

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this jukebox musical featuring nearly 40 of the greatest son...

Fall Planting Days Kick-Off

Sept. 11-13

Partake in daily seminars and learn how to successfully grow a wildflower meadow on your home landsc...

Fall Planting Days at Wildseed Farms

Sept. 11-13

Learn successful and timely wildflower planting techniques at these daily lectures and demonstration...

LuckenRod Classic Car and Rod Show

Sept. 12

Get ready to dance at this live honky tonk music festival that also has a classic car show, awards, ...

Trade Days

Sept. 18-20

Shop more than 400 vendors set up in seven barns, browse acres of antiques, imbibe cool beverages at...

Fall Festival at Wildseed Farms

Sept. 26

At this annual festival find a wide selection of pumpkins and fall décor items, live music, pumpkin...

Sängerfest of Texas German Choirs

Sept. 26

Hosted by the Hermann Sons Gemischter Chor of Fredericksburg, the 129th Sängerfest features choirs ...

Oktoberfest

Oct. 2-4

Oompah at its best! Celebrate Fredericksburg’s German heritage with food and drink, dance contests...

First Friday Art Walk

Oct. 2

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

Lone Star Gourd Festival

Oct. 2-4

A three-day event featuring a gourd art competition, gourd art sales, gourd supplies, technique clas...

Texas Mesquite Arts Festival

Oct. 9-11

This festival has become one of the top events in Fredericksburg and has come a long way since the f...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.


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