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Holidays

July 4th Chili Cookoff at Becker Vineyards

July 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Chili sampling, Peoples’ Choice judging and Official judging. CASI-sanctioned event to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg.

10 am to 5 pm. $5 per person for 10 chili samples. Becker Vineyards is 11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290.

July 4th Community Parade and Patriotic Program

July 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

The patriotic spirit of our community shines through as we present our annual 4th of July parade featuring decorated entries followed by a patriotic program with music, entertainment and guest speakers. Free parade viewing all along Main Street. Patriotic program at Marktplatz.

Parade at 10 am followed by the program at 11 am-ish.

“Live Free & Fly” 4th of July Celebration in Luckenbach Texas

July 1st, 2014 by Jeff

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.

July 4th Fireworks

June 30th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual fireworks display sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg.  At Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, south of town on Highway 16.  Bring your chairs, eats and drinks!

20 minute display begins at approx. 9:30 pm.  Free.

Flag Day at National Museum of the Pacific War – June 14

June 11th, 2014 by Jeff

History and legends of our nations flag program followed by a program and demonstration of flag disposal by Boy Scouts at National Museum of the Pacific War‘s George Bush Gallery. The grounds of the museum will be decorated with near 5,000 flags placed by Boy Scouts and NJROTC from Fredericksburg. This program is free with standard fee for museum attendees. Please call 830/997-8600 for more information.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Pioneer Museum – April 19

April 17th, 2014 by Jeff

easterFor children ages ten and under. Come for some old-fashioned fun on the Pioneer Museum grounds, 325 W. Main St. There might even be a visit from the Easter Bunny!

10:30 to 11:30 am. Regular museum admission will apply, but the event is free. Call 830-990-8441 for details.

Independence Day Celebration at Chisholm Trail Winery – July 5

April 13th, 2014 by Jeff

Taste award-winning Chisholm Trail wines and enjoy live music. Wood-fired pizza will also be available. Chisholm Trail Winery is at 2367 Usener Road, west of town. Call (830) 990-2675 for more information.

Volkssport Walks – December 31

December 29th, 2013 by Jeff

Walk off some of those holiday calories with two Volkssport walks in Fredericksburg on New Years Eve:

  • Memorial Volkssport Walk – Beginning at the Nebgen School at 9 AM.  Participants will be allowed to start until 12 noon and must be off the trail by 3 PM. 1718 N. Grape Creek Rd off of RR 2721 just north of Stonewall.  (210) 496-1402.
  • Midnight Volkssport Walk – Meet at St. Joseph’s Halle between midnight and 12:30 AM to enjoy a 5K or 10K walk.  Walkers must finish by 3:30 AM.  212 W. San Antonio.   (972) 530-1026.

Eisbahn Open Through January 4

December 25th, 2013 by Jeff

Fredericksburg, Texas’ Eisbahn is a new winter tradition

We don’t get a lot of cold weather in Fredericksburg, but every December we do have an ice rink, or eisbahn.

Hours are Mondays – Saturdays 4:00 – 8:00pm; Fridays & Saturdays and School Holidays 10:00am – 10:00pm; Sunday 1:00 – 8:00pm and closed on Christmas Day. For $10 you can skate all day.  The Eisbahn is open from November 26 until January 2, 2011.

Boxing Day at Becker Vineyards

December 24th, 2013 by Jeff

Becker VineyardsBoxing Day is British holiday celebrated the day after Christmas at Becker Vineyards on Highway 290 East of Fredericksburg Sunday December 26 from . Enjoy fireside readings, yuletide music, holiday hors d’ oeuvres and the holiday spirit. This event is complimentary.