2012 Holiday Home Tour

Tickets & Information:
www.pioneermuseum.net • 830-990-8441
312 West San Antonio St. • Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

55th Annual Holiday Home Tour
Fredericksburg, Texas
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Noon until 6pm

Look inside seven unique, never before toured Fredericksburg area homes all decked out for the holidays! All near historic Fredericksburg. Includes booklet with the Tour map and full description of each home.

Tickets for Home Tour:
$25 per person

5th Annual Tannenbaum Ball
St. Mary’s Event Center
Fredericksburg, Texas
Saturday, December 8, 2012
7pm until 11:30pm

Fabulous evening in the beautiful, new St. Mary’s Event Center in the 300 block of West San Antonio Street. The event features a seated dinner by Delicious Details, an open bar, Silent Auction, a raffle for a gemstone and custom setting donated by Segner’s Jewelry, dance music by The Flying GTs, and a live auction of choice items.

Tickets for Ball:
$110 per person before November 26, 2012
$125 per person after November 26, 2012

The Home Tour and Ball are the largest fundraisers for the Gillespie County Historical Society, whose mission is to preserve and tell the story of Fredericksburg’s unique cultural heritage.

Remember, if you book with online with us that weekend, you can buy your tour tickets online, and they will be waiting for you when you check in!

Merry Christmas!

marktplatz2010We are closed today so we can celebrate Christmas with out families.

We will deliver the keys to your accommodation, where appropriate, by 2 pm.

We will not be answering our on call phone, so please call the owner or manager of the property if you encounter any problems. Their name and number is on the information sheet we provided you. It is also posted in the room.

We will reopen Friday, December 26 at 9 am.

Merry Christmas!

InSight Gallery to host San Antonio Opera performers Friday

InSight Gallery will host members of the San Antonio Opera this Friday, December 2 after the Community Christmas Parade – so stop by after the evening parade ends to hear a live performance at the gallery at 214 W. Main St. This event also coincides with the gallery’s Small Works Show featuring new works in smaller, perfect gift-giving sizes, which runs through December 31.

St. Nikolausmarkt – December 7

Come to, St. Nikolausmarkt, a Traditional German Christmas Market at the Marktplatz in Fredericksburg Texas. Friday, December 7 from 3 pm to 11 pm. Call (830) 997-6523 for more information.

The festival, which is free to the public, will include local foods, beer and wine, arts & crafts, and entertainment under the glow of the magnificent Christmas lights of Marktplatz.

Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2015

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
Reservations Required

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

Fourth of July Activities

Make Fredericksburg your long weekend destination and join us for our annual July 4th holiday celebrations. Enjoy small town America at its best — celebrating the nation’s independence! Here are just some of the community events planned:

8:00 a.m. — Children’s Parade around the Marktplatz on Main St. (age up to 11 years).

10:00 a.m. — Parade down Main St. this year honoring Korean War Veterans.

11:30 a.m. — 4th of July Patriotic Program with music at the Marktplatz on Main St.

9:30 pm – Fireworks at Lady Bird Johnson Park

New Year’s Eve at Hill Top Cafe – December 31

Enjoy great food and live entertainment by Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent featuring Cindy Cashdollar at Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87. Two shows: early seating from 5 to 9 pm and late seating from 9 pm to 1 am. Please call or visit the website for more information and to make reservations.

Call 830-997-8922 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.