Activities

Activities & Things to Do in the Texas Hill Country

We know that although you’re looking forward to some rest and relaxation in the comfort of your room or vacation rental, you also may want to venture out a bit and see what the surrounding area has to offer.  The Fredericksburg area provides a variety of fun, entertaining activities for the whole family to enjoy.  From outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and golf to fun shops and spas around town, we’re sure you’ll find a variety of things to keep you busy while you enjoy Fredericksburg.

  • Hill Country Golf – What better way to enjoy the beauty of Fredericksburg while playing a round of golf?
  • Texas Hiking & Cycling – From rock climbing to picnicking, the Fredericksburg area offers outdoor activities for all ages and ability levels.  Be sure to check out Enchanted Rock, it’s one of our favorites!
  • Shopping in Fredricksburg – Offering everything from unique boutiques to art galleries and antiques, you’re sure to find the perfect little something to take home with you to remember your vacation!
  • Spa Services – Relax and unwind in one of our amazing day spas, or call and order a massage from the comfort of your room.
  • Biking – Miles upon miles of trails throughout rolling hills and gorgeous scenery.  A cyclist’s dream!

Halloween Box Maze – October 30-31

Staff and students from Providence Hall are bringing a box maze to the Gillespie County Historical Society Building, 312 West San Antonio, for two days this Halloween. There will be a box maze for ages 8 and up and a preschool maze for ages 3 to 7. The maze can be very challenging and requires abilities to crawl and squat in small spaces for 15 minutes or more. Adult supervision is required for ages under 8.

5 to 9 pm both days. $3 or $10 for unlimited passes through the maze. Call (830) 998-7411 for more information.

Chappybitty/Quassycheeky Powwow – 5/13-15

Happening this Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 beginning with a Grand Entry dance on Friday at 7:00 p.m. in Fredericksburg behind the Hill Country University Center (across Baron’s Creek from Fort Martin Scott), the Chappybitty/Quassycheeky Powwow features Native American dance and drum competitions by competitors in full dress regalia. Gate fee is $5 daily for adults (or $10 for a weekend pass) and $3 daily for youth (or $5 for weekend pass). Children age 8 and younger are admitted free of charge. Watch three full days of competitions in all age groups and genders. Bring your own seating. Vendor and food booths will be available on site. For details, log on to Facebook.

Golden Hub Fall Dance Fest Fundraiser

The 7th annual Golden Hub Fall Dance Fest, on Marktplatz Saturday October 16 from 7-11 pm, is the kick-off for the Golden Hub’s “Sponsor A Senior” fundraising campaign. Proceeds from the dance will benefit the Golden Hub Senior Center and Meals-on-Wheels program. The first band takes the stage at 5:00pm, then a second band will begin at 7:00. Admission to the dance is a $7 presale with tickets available at the Golden Hub Community Center located at 1009 N. Lincoln or from any Hub member. Tickets will be $8 at the door, with no charge to children twelve years of age and under. A concession stand will offer tasty food and snacks, including BBQ on a bun, Frito Pie, hot dogs, chili dogs, chips, and cookies. Soft drinks will be for sale, as well as water and ice for BYOB set-ups. The Community Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Red Molly Concert Fundraiser at Pat’s Hall – 11/23

RedMollySince 2004, New York/New Jersey based Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship and their warm, engaging stage presence. The Whisky Drinkers of the Hill Country are having a fundraiser to support scholarships for those in the medical field. Purchase tickets for either the whiskey tasting, dinner and concert or concert only. Please visit www.patshall.com for complete information and additional web links.

Whiskey tasting begins at 6:30 pm; concert begins at 9 pm. $100 ticket includes tasting of rare and hard-to-find whiskies, dinner and special reserved seating for the concert. $25 ticket for concert only includes general admission seating behind the reserved section.

406 Post Oak Rd. Call (830) 997-7574 for more information.

Dining

Fredericksburg Texas Dining

Fredericksburg, Texas has many excellent dining options for you to enjoy while visiting the area, no matter your tastes or budget. Check out and sample some of our favorite restaurants listed below and let us know which places you like best! Start your day with a cup of coffee at Fredericksburg Gourmet Coffee & Tea, grab a sandwich for lunch to enjoy during a day of

Start your day with a cup of coffee at Fredericksburg Gourmet Coffee & Tea, grab a sandwich for lunch to enjoy during a day of Texas hiking, and sit down for dinner to try traditional German fare that the area is famous for. Dessert is easy, stop by Chocolat and Rather Sweet for some tasty treats to top off the night! Also a great idea for gifts for your friends back home! No matter where you choose to go, we are sure that you’ll adore our local eateries here in the Texas Hill Country.

AIRPORT DINER
155 Airport Rd. 997-4999 Open Wed—Sun. For lunch

ALAMO SPRINGS CAFÉ
830-990-8004
Wed-Mon 11am-9pm

ALTDORF
301 W. Main 997-7865
Lunch, Dinner; Weds.-Mon. Family dining

ANDY’S
413 S. Washington 997-3744 –
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; 7 Days Family Dining

AUGUST E’s
203 E. San Antonio Street – 997-1585
Lunch (Mon-Sat 11—2) & Dinner (Tues—Sun—5 to close)
Fine Dining Reservations Recommended

AUSLANDER
323 E. Main 997-7714
11—9 Thurs – Tues Closed Wed
Variety – Biergarten –midnight

AZADERO GRILL & BAR
803 S Adams St. (830) 997-3161
Mon-Sat 7am- 9pm, Sun 7am—3 pm

BECKY’S JUICERIE
507 W Main 992-3098
Tues-Fri 8-5    Sat 10-5, Closed Sun & Mon

BEJAS GRILL & CANTINA
209 E. Main 997-5226 Mon-Thurs 7-9,
Fri & Sat 7am-10pm Sunday 7am-3pm

BUC’S BAR & GRILL
304 N Llano, 990-1283, Bar is open
Daily 4pm-2am = Grill Mon-Thurs 5-11 pm, Fri/Sat 5pm-2am

BUFFALO NICKEL
105 S. Llano 997-3700 Mon—Thurs11-9
Fri & Sat 11-10

CABERNET GRILL
Texas Hill Country Restaurant
2805 Hwy 16 South 990-5734 Tues-Sat 5pm til close

CATFISH HAVEN
816 West Main 997-9009
Lunch & Dinner Tues.—Sat.

CHARLIE’S GOLF & GRILL
714 S. Washington 997-3533
Mon—11-2 Thurs & Fri 6-9

CHOCOLAT Retail Store
251 West Main 990-9382
Mon-Sat 10 am—6 pm; Sun 12-4 pm

CHURCH’S CHICKEN
614 E. Main 997-7333 Daily

CLEAR RIVER PECAN
Bakery, Sandwiches, & Ice Cream
138 E. Main 997-8490 7 days 7:30 a.m.—7 p.m.

CROSSROADS
305 W Main, 830 992-3288 Wed-Thurs 11-9,
Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun Brunch 10-2:30

CRANKY FRANKS BARBECUE
Hwy. 87 S. 997-2353
Lunch: Tues.—Sat.. 11 a.m.—3 p.m. Barbecue

CULTURES GRILL & BAR
318 E Main 997-8100 11am – 9pm

DAIRY QUEEN
902 E. Main 997-4648

DAS PEACH HAUS
1406 S. US Hwy 87, 10-6 daily

DAVID’S PIT BBQ
342 W Main St
Sun-Thurs 11-4, Fri & Sat 11am—9pm

DENNY’S
1035 S. Hwy. 16 990-2806 24 hrs. daily

DER LINDENBAUM
312 E. Main 997-9126
Lunch, Dinner; 11 a.m.—10 p.m. daily German Cuisine

DOMINO’S PIZZA
1425 E. Main # 400
997-4600 Daily

EL GALLO
11807 Hwy 290 W. 669-2406
Lunch, Dinner – Wed. – Sat. Mexican

EL MILAGRO
249 E Main 830-307-3051
Mon—Thurs8 am—2:30 pm, Fri & Sat 8 am-10 pm, Closed Sunday

ENCHANTED INN RESTAURANT
3045 RR 965
997-5206 Tues—Sat Lunch & Dinner

FREDERICKSBURG BREWING CO.

245 E. Main 7 days
997-1646 Lunch/dinner; Micro Brewery

FREDERICKSBURG HERB FARM
405 Whitney St 997-8615 Tues—Thurs 11-3 Fri-Sat 11-2:30 & 6-9 Sun 10-2

FREDERICKSBURG PIE COMPANY
108 E Austin 990-6992
Open Mon-Sat 10-6 Sun 11-4 Closed Wed

FREDERICKSBURG PIZZA KITCHEN
326 E Main, 990-4044—Mon-Sat 11am—9pm, Sun 12-8 pm

FREDERICKSBURG ICE CREAM
321 E. Main 997-3131 Open Daily—hours vary

FRIEDHELM’S BAVARIAN INN
905 W. Main 997-6300
Lunch, dinner; Tues.-Sun. German, steaks

GATTIS PIZZA
1408 E. Main 997-9797 Daily

GINGER & SPICE
116 N Crockett 997-9919
Lunch: M-F 11-2:30 Sat/Sun 12-3 Dinner: M-Thurs 5-9:30 Fri/Sat 5-10 Sun 5-9

HILDA’S TORTILLA FACTORY
149 FM 2093 997-6105 Open Mon—Sat at 6:00 am—9 pm

HILL COUNTRY DONUTS & KOLACHES
605 E. Main 990-2424 Open Daily 5 am—2 pm

HILL TOP CAFE
10661 N. US 87 997-8922
Lunch, Dinner: Wed.-Sun. Greek, Cajun & Steaks

HONDO’S ON MAIN
312 West Main Street 997-1633
Open Weds.—Sun. Live Entertainment

HOTWURST
301 E Main 830-307-3184

INWOOD BISTRO
10303 E US Hwy 290, 997-2304

JAVA RANCH ESPRESSO BAR & CAFÉ
141 E. Main Street (830) 990-4517 Open 7 days Open daily.

K-BOB’s STEAKHOUSE
518 E. Main Street, open daily

KUHL YOGURT
301 E Main St, 830-337-7838 Daily

LLANO STREET BAKERY & DELI
107 S. Llano St. 830-307-3208
Open 7am-7pm lunch 11-5 Closed Sun & Wed

LINCOLN STREET
Wine & Cheese Bar 997-8463
111 South Lincoln Daily

LINDIG’S CAFÉ
14887 Hwy. 290 E. Stonewall
644-2749 Open Daily

MAHALEY’S CAFÉ & BAKERY
341 E. Main 997-4400 Open Mon—Sat..

MAMACITA’S
506 E. Main 997-9546
Lunch, dinner 7 days a week Mexican cuisine

MCDONALD’S
611 E. Main 997-7600

NAVAJO GRILL
803 E Main 990-8289 Dinner/7 days

THE NEST
607 S. Washington 990-8383
Lunch Tu-Fri 11:30-2:30, dinner Thurs-Sat 5:30-Close

OLD GERMAN BAKERY
225 W. Main 997-9084
Breakfast, lunch – 7 am—3 pm daily.

OPA’S SMOKED MEATS
310 S Washington,
997-3358 Mon-Fri take-out – Mon-Fri 8-5, Sat 8-4

OTTO’S GERMAN BISTRO
316 E Austin St 830-307-3336
Daily  4-11pm

PANDA CHINESE & SUSHI
504 E Main 990-8888
Sun-Thurs 11am-9:30 pm, Fri & Sat 11am—10pm

PASTA BELLA
103 S. Llano 990-9778
Tues—Sat. – Lunch, Dinner Italian

PEACH TREE TEA ROOM
210 S. Adams 997-9527
Lunch; Daily www/peach-tree.com

PIZZA HUT
1104 E. Main 997-7222 Open Daily

PORKY’S HAMBURGER & ONION RINGS
904 W Main 830-997-6882
Mon-Thurs & Sat 11 am – 4 pm, Fri 11 am-8 pm, Closed Sunday

RACE BARN
(at Fairgrounds) Hwy 16 S 997-4058 Thurs—Sat.

RANCH ROAD ROASTERS
218 E Main St.

RATHSKELLER – HILL COUNTRY BISTRO
260 E. Main 990-5858 Bfkt, Lunch & Dinner Weds .—Mon.Breakfast, lunch, Tuesday thru Sunday 7am-2 pm Bar Open Daily

REDBIRD GRILL @ LADY BIRD JOHNSON GOLF COURSE
341 Golfers Loop Hwy16 So. 997-

ROSEHILL MANOR
644-2247 2614 Upper Albert Rd
Weds—Sun evenings (Reservations Recommended)

RUSTLIN’ ROB’S
121 E. Main 990-4750 Open Mon—Sat. Gourmet Foods

SILVER CREEK BEER GARDEN & GRILL
310 E. Main 990-4949 Open 7 days Sun-Thur 11am—9pm
Fri & Sat 11am—midnight

SOME KINDA BBQ & BFKT TACOS
913 E Main Mon-Thurs 6-2, Fri & Sat 6a-7p 830-998-4566

SONIC DRIVE-IN
1106 E. Main 997-7303 Open Daily

SUBWAY
401 E. Main, 997-0345 & in Wal-Mart Daily

SUNSET GRILL
900 S. Adams St. 997-5904 open 7 days
7-3 Mon-Sat, 8-2 Sun Brunch

TAQUERIA ALTOS DE JALISCO #6
990-8554 1410 E. Main Street
Daily , Fri Sat Sun noon—6 pm

TOP DONUTS
915 E. Main 997-9976 Open Daily

VAUDEVILLE
230 E Main. 10am-6pm Wed-Mon 992-3234

WEST END PIZZA
232 West Main Street, 990-8646
11am-10 pm Fri & Sat., 11 am-8 pm Sun.-Thurs.

WHAT-A-BURGER
Main & Highway Streets

WOERNER’S  BAKERY
305 S Lincoln, 997-2246

CATERING

DELICIOUS DETAILS – Catering & Event Planning for Special Occassions – Call (830) 997-7879

MY OWN CHEF CATERING – 830-997-5458 vickie@myownchef.com Can deliver dinner to B&B