Thanksgiving Trade Days – Nov. 23-25

Fredericksburg Trade DaysShop 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.

New Years Eve Dance at Turner Hall – December 31

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.

Restaurants Open after 5 pm on Christmas Eve

As of December 1, the following restaurants will be open on Christmas Eve in Fredericksburg.

ASIAN GARDENS: 1408 E. Main, Ste. 100
(830) 997-5555 Open until 10 PM

AUGUST E’s: 203 E. San Antonio St
(830) 997-1585 Open 5 PM to 9 PM
Reservations recommended

CHARLIES GRILL & BBQ: 714 S. Washington St.
830-997-3533 Open 5 PM – 8 PM

CHURCH’S CHICKEN: 614 E. Main St
(830) 997-7333 Open until 8 PM

CULTURES GRILL & BAR: 318 E. Main St.
830-997-8100 Open until 9 PM

DAIRY QUEEN: 902 E. Main St.
(830) 997-4648 Open until 10 PM

DOMINO’S PIZZA: 1425 E. Main St.
830-997-4600 Open until 11 PM

EL MILAGRO TWENTY TWELVE: 249 E. Main St.
830-307-3051 Open until 9 PM

FRIEDHELM’S BAVARIAN INN:
905 W. Main St. (830) 997-6300
Open until 8 PM

GINGER & SPICE, THAI FOOD:
116 N. Crockett, Ste. A, (830) 997-9919
Open 5 PM to 9:30 PM

JENNIE’S SMOKED BURGERS: 319B E. Main
830-990-4000 Open until 8 PM

K-BOB’S: 518 E. Main St.
(830) 307-3125 Open until 6 PM

MAMACITA’S RESTAURANT & CANTINA:
506 E Main St., (830) 997-9546
Open until 9:30 PM

MCDONALD’S: 611 E. Main
(830) 997-7600 Open until 8 PM

NAVAJO GRILL: 803 E. Main St
(830) 990-8289 Open 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Reservations Recommended

PANDA CHINESE & SUSHI: 504 E. Main
(830) 990-8888 Open until 9:30 PM

SONIC DRIVE-IN: 1106 E. Main St.
830-997-7303 Open until 11 PM

TUBBY’S: 318 E. Austin
(830) 307-3026 Open until 9 PM

WEST END PIZZA: 232 W. Main St.
830-990-8646 Open until 6 PM

WHATABURGER: 1301 E. Main St.
830-990-8428 Open until 6 PM

Note: Hours/Days of Service may change without notice. Please confirm before making plans.

Zweite Weihnacten – December 26

Zweite Weihnachten Fest, a “Second Christmas”, is a traditional German holiday party. Enjoy refreshments, wine, decorations and German Christmas items at Hill Country Historical Foundation, 312 W. San Antonio Street, Sunday December 26 from 2-5 pm. This fest keeps alive the German traditions of community gathering the day after Christmas. Admission is free.

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents The Sanders Family Christmas (weekends)

FTC’s Holiday Production featuring the Sanctified Sanders Family Singers, from Smoke On The Mountain fame, say a bittersweet goodbye to their only son as WWII begins – with hilarious and touching stories and 25 Southern Gospel Christmas favorites to light up your holiday. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. Tickets available online.

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, 1668 S. US Hwy 87. Call 830-997-3588 for more information.

July 4th Fireworks

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.

A Christmas Journey

Angels appearing before the shepherds in Bethany Lutheran Church's Christmas JourneyBethany Lutheran Church presents its annual outdoor holiday tribute—The Christmas Journey—on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14 from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. This inspiring 10-minute drive-through presentation of the Christmas story is depicted in nine scenes, all with live characters or animals, magnificent backgrounds, special lighting and effects, plus with Christmas music filling the night air—and all enjoyed from the comfort of your warm vehicle. This free event is open to the public at the church location at 110 W. Austin (enter parking lot on N. Adams St.), in Fredericksburg. For more information, call 830-997-2069.

New Years Eve Dance at Turner Hall – December 31

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 $15.00 per person.  Tickets will also be sold every Wednesday and Thursday thereafter from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the hall.  For more information please call Nichole at 830-998-9019 or leave a message at the hall at 830-997-2204.

Eisbahn Open Through January 3

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 28 until January 3.