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Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

The Fredericksburg Vistors Center has not released a current list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day. We will update the list as soon as information is released. Fredericksburg Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2016 ANDY’S STEAK & SEAFOOD GRILL 413 S. Washington St (830) 997-3744 Open 11 AM – 2 PM Traditional Meal AUGUST E’S 203 […]

Local Wine and Craft Beer Now Available!

Gästehaus Schmidt now sells wine from local vineyards and craft beer from regional breweries. You can find wine from William Chris Vineyards, Grape Creek Vineyard, Lost Draw Cellars, Lost Oak, Brennan, and McPherson wineries. Local craft beer from Altstadt Brewery and Pedernales Brewing are available as well as beer from Save the World, Real Ale, […]

Pumpkin Season 2017 is Here!

Friday, September 29, is the beginning of Pumpkin Season at Vogel Orchard, 12862 E. US Hwy 290. A real pick-your-own pumpkin patch includes 9 varieties of pumpkins: Jack, Atlantic Giant, Jarrahdale, Cinderella, Fairy Tale, Baby Boo, Pie, Warty Goblin, and Porcelain Doll. Our roadside market also will have ready-picked pumpkins, pumpkin pie, blackberry and peach […]

Labor Day Office Hours

In order to celebrate Labor Day, Gastehaus Schmidt will only be open from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday, September 4. If you are arriving on Monday, please check your information sheet for your holiday key arrangements. Enjoy your holiday!

July 4th Hours

Our office will have shorter hours on July 4th. We will be open from 10 am until 4 pm. Also, the annual 4th of July Parade begins at 10 am, and the city closes Main Street about 9:30 am. If you are checking out of July 4, you may return your keys after the parade. (You […]


Happy Easter!

As the holiday weekend approaches, we want to remind everyone that our office will be closed Sunday, April 16 so that we can celebrate Easter with our families. On Easter Sunday, when you check out you can drop your keys through the slot at the bottom of our front door.  If you are checking in […]

Restaurants Open Christmas Day

As of December 9, the Visitors’ Center is reporting no restaurants in Fredericksburg will be open on Christmas Day. The Kerrville CVB has listed the following restaurants open in Kerrville. KERRVILLE (25 minutes from Fredericksburg) ALPINE LODGE RESTAURANT 1001 Junction Hwy – (830) 895-5000 11 AM – 6 PM Reservations required BRANDING IRON RESTAURANT 2033 […]

Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

Fredericksburg Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2016 ANDY’S STEAK & SEAFOOD GRILL 413 S. Washington St (830) 997-3744 Open 11 AM – 2 PM Traditional Meal AUGUST E’S 203 E. San Antonio (830) 997-1585 Seatings: 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM Traditional Meal – Reservations highly recommended AUSLANDER 323 E. Main 830-997-7714 Regular Menu Open 5 […]

Thank You, Veterans!

World War I ended at 11 am on November 11, 1918.  A year later, when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 of every year as Armistice Day, he said: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s […]


Gillespie County Fair Parade – August 26

The parade down Main Street is the official opening of the 128th Gillespie County Fair.  One of the Hill Country’s biggest parades has over 100 units, marches down Main Street and includes floats, marching bands, riding clubs, community groups and more!  All are welcome to participate! The parade begins at 10 am and usually ends […]