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Plan Your Visit to Fredericksburg, TX with Our Free Smartphone App

July 24th, 2014 by Jeff

GHSscreenshotThe Gastehaus Schmidt app has built in GPS directions to many events and locations in Fredericksburg, Texas and the Texas Hill Country. Need GPS directions to a winery or the Pedernales Brewing Company tasting room? Before you arrive in Fredericksburg, download our iPhone or Android app.

  • There is an “What’s Happening” tab with GPS directions to the events around town.
  • You can find GPS directions to select wineries, restaurants and shops as well.
  • Send a “Wish You Were Here” e-Post Card directly from the app to one of your friends!
  • You can also preview some of our lodging.

The app is free. Comment here, or on our Facebook page, and let us know what you think!

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings

July 9th, 2014 by Jeff

Tasting room at Pedernales BrewingPedernales Brewing Company, opens their tasting room ever Friday from 3 to 5 pm and Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. There are tours every hour. Shirts and t-shirts are also for sale. After a long morning of Wine Tours, top it off with a brewery tours!

Pedernales Brewing Company is at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail just south of Fredericksburg on US Highway 87 South. Look for the flags on your left. Call 830-998-7486 for details.

Closed in the event of rain.

Free Archery Clinic – July 10

July 9th, 2014 by Jeff

Every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 pm and learn the sport of archery at LBJ State Park Baseball Field on Highway 290 East. Bows and arrows will be supplied. Great fun for all ages. Please call 830/644-2252 for more information. Free, but donations are welcome

July 4th Office Hours

June 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Our office will be open from 10 am to 4 pm on Friday, July 4. If you are arriving on July 4th, please follow the key arrangements on the map we sent you.

Have a Happy Fourth of July!

9th Annual Masonic Car Show – June 7

May 31st, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy the tenth Annual Masonic Open Car Show on Marktplatz from 9 am to 4 pm, benefiting local scholarship and public education programs.  This event will include a silent auction, refreshments and cash prize to ‘Best in Show’ car and 1st 2nd and 3rd place trophies in each category. Please call (830) 992-3333 or for entry information.

International Birddog Association Roundup – May 21-23

May 13th, 2014 by Jeff

phoca_thumb_l_fair2A regional gathering of vintage aircraft and crews.  Spectators welcome! At the Gillespie County Airport.

8 am to 10 pm viewing daily.

Address: Highway 16 South
Phone: (830) 329-3089

Rockbox Theater presents Seven Bridges, Eagles Tribute Band – May 7-8

May 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Seven Bridges performs the best of the Eagles for two nights at Rock Box Theater, 109 North Llano. The Ultimate Eagles Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles, using no backing tracks or harmonizers. Seven Bridges faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from the band’s most prolific period featuring one brilliant hit single after another. Please call (830) 997-7625 or visit the website for ticket information.

Both shows start at 7:30 pm. All seats reserved.

“From Above” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Gallery – May 2-31

May 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

FbgArtGalleryOne Man Show for nationally celebrated artist, Phil Bob Borman at Fredericksburg Art Gallery, 314 E. Main. One of Mr. Borman’s sky paintings will turn an ordinary room into a special event! Opening artist’s reception on May 2 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-990-2707 for details.

Flint-knapping with the Ranger at Enchanted Rock – May 03 2014

May 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Join park rangers Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 18 miles north on RR 965, for a flint-knapping demonstration in the park. Learn Native American methods of making tools for the hunter-gatherer lifestyle adopted by many of the tribes that frequented the region at and around Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Bring the family, water, and snacks. If you plan to hike around afterwards, make sure you bring good sturdy shoes.

10 am to 2 pm. Activity is free but standard park admission applies. Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

Boots & Roots at Rockbox – March 21 to April 26

April 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

If there is one thing that is entirely and completely American, it’s country music. Rockbox‘s talented performers will don their finest in country attire and give a two-hour review of the songs that have completely defined the genre. Tickets available online.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm. Youth $17; adults $32 – $42 per person. Call 830-997-7625 for more information.