Kevin Deal headlines a Sunday Afternoon Concert 1-5pm, at World Famous Luckenbach, Texas. Loads of Halloween fun! Apple Bobbing & Costume Contest.
As of December 1, the Fredericksburg Visitor Center has found the following restaurants in Fredericksburg and Kerrville will be open on Christmas Day. Please call the Visitor Center at 888-997-3600 for more information. Please call the restaurants before making plans.
There are no restaurants open Christmas Day
(25 minutes from Fredericksburg)
Alpine Lodge Restaurant, Inn of the Hills Hotel
1001 Junction Highway (830) 895-5000
2 Seatings: 11 am and 1 pm Reservations Required
Branding Iron Restaurant, YO Ranch Resort Hotel
2033 Sidney Baker Street (830) 257-4440
Breakfast: 6:30 am to 10:30 am; Brunch: 11 am to 2:30 pm
Bamboo Asian Buffet
1303 Sidney Baker Street (830) 895-2878
11:00 am to 9:00 pm
International House of Pancakes
1429 Sidney Baker Street (830) 792-4940
Open 24 Hours
We watched in nervous apprehension as the City of Fredericksburg erected its custom-made 26 foot Christmas Pyramid at the Marktplatz in the gusty wind. We watched the new Christmas tree as it was brought in, all 30 feet of it. We’ve been waiting for when both are lit, signaling the start of the holiday season in Fredericksburg. The Lighting Ceremony is on Friday, November 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Marktplatz.
Tour the Pioneer Museum Grounds, 325 West Main. There will be festive decorations and musical groups and refreshments. Proceeds benefit the Gillespie County Historical Society.
5 to 7 pm. $10 per person. Call (830) 990-8441 for details.
Annual event featuring Walt and Tina Wilkins and friends. Live music all day. Special guest this year are The Warren Hood Band, Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay, and Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay. A great Family day in Luckenbach, Texas. 1-6pm This is an outdoor event. Please bring your lawn chairs, dogs on leashes, grandmas, aunts and uncles. The World famous Lawn Mower Parade happens at 4pm. Fundraiser benefits the Harmony Project.
The Wagon Aces return to the Turner Hall, 103 West Travis Street, to ring in the New Year. Dance in 2012 on December 31, from 8:30 to 12:30 at Turner Hall. Tickets go on sale December 3, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Turner Hall located at 103 W Travis Street, Fredericksburg. Tickets will be $20.00 per person. Tickets will be sold at Turner Hall from 6 to 8 pm on December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18. Any unsold tickets will be sold at the door on December 31 at 7 pm. For more information please call Nichole at 830-998-9019 or leave a message at the hall at 830-997-2204.
The Christmas season officially begins in Fredericksburg at 7 pm Friday with the annual lighting of the 26’ German Christmas Pyramid and 30’ Community Christmas Tree on Marktplatz, along with a German brass band, community choir and refreshments.
Two-step in the New Year with live music by Thomas Michael Riley in Luckenbach, Texas, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop. Ticket includes admission to the dance hall and champagne toast. There are NO RESERVATIONS – first come, first served only. A shuttle service from Fredericksburg Inn & Suites to be provided from 7:30 pm to 2:00 am. Please check the website for more information as it becomes available.
Doors at 8 pm. $35 per person. Call 830-997-3224 for more information.
Tickets are now on sale for the Fredericksburg’s Canto Chamber Choir’s 10th annual Christmas Concert to benefit The Good Samaritan Center on Monday, Dec. 9. The concert will be held at Hill Country Evangelical Free Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 and available at four locations around Fredericksburg, including The Good Samaritan Center, Grasshopper and Wild Honey, Memorial Presbyterian Church and Hill Country Evangelical Free Church. For tickets by phone, persons can call The Good Samaritan Center at 830-990-8651.
Shop with over 350 vendors and 6 barns in one location at this special Holiday Trade Days on Highway 290 East. Acres of antiques, collectables and much more. Relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music. $3 parking fee is good all three days. Hours are Friday and Saturday 9:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday 9:00am – 4:00pm. Please call 210/846-4094 for vendor info.