Rock Box Theater - It's showtime...join us for a rockin’ good time in our state-of-the-art live music theater just one block off Main Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, Tx. Your family will enjoy live variety music and wholesome comedy performed by the talented Rockbox Theater cast of professional entertainers. Our 2-hour shows (with a 20-minute intermission) feature the regular cast performing our popular mix of variety and rock n roll music.
4 SHOWTIMES WEEKLY - Friday 8pm,  Saturday 4:30pm and 8pm,  Sunday 2:00pm
Grape Creek Vineyard - Wine Tasting
Gästehaus Schmidt Reservation Services - CALL 866-427-8374
Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse
First Class Bed and Breakfast
Hondo's On Main _ the girls
hondo's gospel sunday
Root Music Series
Hondo's On Main Texas Songwriters Showcase
Luckenbach Texas
Upcoming Events in Fredericksburg Texas
Fredericksburg and the Surrounding Texas Hill Country is packed with spectacular events. Festivals, Theater, Live Music, and Trade Shows are just a few of the things to do in and around Fredericksburg, Texas.
If you have an event you would like to let people know about, you can fill out an event request online, or drop us a line.
Browse Events in the Fredericksburg Area
Browse through our listing of Fredericksburg Area Events and you're sure to find something fun to add to your adventures in the Texas Hill Country.
June 30, 2014 - July 6, 2014
 
Jul 04
Fri
July 4th "Bring Your Dog to the Winery" at Messina Hof Hill County
Messina Hof Winery Hill Country
July 4, 2014
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Messina Hof Winery Hill Country
9996 E Hwy 290  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-990-4653
July 4th "Bring Your Dog to the Winery" at Messina Hof Hill County
Bring your dog to the winery this July 4th! Messina Hof Hill Country and Pedernales Animal Welfare Society are partnering up for this festive fundraiser! Activities include food, wine, vendors, silent auction, dog adoptions and microchipping, and live music from 1pm-5p. Admission is free.
Jul 04
Fri
Rockbox Theater Presents - "Celebrate America"
Rockbox Theater
July 4, 2014
8:00pm
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109 N Llano Street  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-997-7625 | 866-349-6688
Rockbox Theater Presents - "Celebrate America"
An Independence Day Tribute to the BEST BIG BANDS of American Music History! Enjoy the GREATEST HITS of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Harry James and many more.

The greatest sounds of the greatest swing bands is alive and well, and you can enjoy that SOUND in person, courtesy of the dedication and musical artistry of the "Sentimental Journey Orchestra".

An authentic 19-piece big band featuring full sections of trumpets, trombones, saxophones, rhythm and vocals, under the direction of bandleader Ted Conerly, is sure to please as they serve up a banquet of the Big Band Greatest Hits.

Showtimes are Friday, June 27th at 8pm and Saturday, June 28th matinee at 4:30pm, and an evening performance at 8pm.
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Jul 05
Sat
Rancho Ponte Vineyard: Lord and Lady LIVE @ Rancho Ponte Vineyard
Rancho Ponte Vineyard
July 5, 2014
2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Rancho Ponte Vineyard
315 RR 1376  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-990-8555
Rancho Ponte Vineyard: Lord and Lady LIVE @ Rancho Ponte Vineyard
Join this amazingly talented Duo as they preform on our intimate patio from 2-5 pm. Grab a bottle of our delicious wine, a cheese tray and enjoy the beautiful Hill Country scenery.
Jul 05
Sat
What are the "Rights of Mother Earth"?
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
July 5, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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922 San Pedro Ave.  San Antonio TX, Texas 78212
210-228-0201 | 210-228-0201
What are the "Rights of Mother Earth"?
Nina Wilson, c0-founder of Idle No More talks about the "rights of mother earth" within the framework of a Native perspective, Idle No More, First Nations-Canadian relations and the importance of defending our waters.
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Jul 05
Sat
Rockbox Theater Presents - "Celebrate America"
Rockbox Theater
July 5, 2014
8:00pm
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Rockbox Theater
109 N Llano Street  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-997-7625 | 866-349-6688
Rockbox Theater Presents - "Celebrate America"
An Independence Day Tribute to the BEST BIG BANDS of American Music History! Enjoy the GREATEST HITS of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Harry James and many more.

The greatest sounds of the greatest swing bands is alive and well, and you can enjoy that SOUND in person, courtesy of the dedication and musical artistry of the "Sentimental Journey Orchestra".

An authentic 19-piece big band featuring full sections of trumpets, trombones, saxophones, rhythm and vocals, under the direction of bandleader Ted Conerly, is sure to please as they serve up a banquet of the Big Band Greatest Hits.

Showtimes are Friday, June 27th at 8pm and Saturday, June 28th matinee at 4:30pm, and an evening performance at 8pm.
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Jul 06
Sun
Luckenbach Acoustic Song Swap with Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Luckenbach Texas
July 6, 2014
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Luckenbach Texas
412 Luckenbach Town Loop  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
888-311-8990 | 830-997-3224
Luckenbach Acoustic Song Swap with Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Americana/Country/Rock - Acoustic Song Swap
1-5pm - No Cover
at Luckenbach Texas
April 6, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

San Antonio-born Walt Wilkins has been called a genius, more than once, and a writer the caliber of John Steinbeck and his voice as comfortable as a pair of old blue jeans, and he is, and has, all of that. His crafting of story-songs, hard-edged vocals to sing them and a plaintive guitar have made him a fixture of the Texas music scene (and Nashville before that). He’s put his magical touch on recordings by new and veteran artists, too many to count. Is he near done? Hasn’t he done it all? Double hell no.
With The Mystiqueros, Wilkins has created something of a “Texas Hill Country super-group” that features five great singers and four great songwriters from the heart of the Lone Star State, all of whom have made their own records and are flush with recording credits.
Onstage and in the studio, Wilkins is joined by Bill Small (bass, percussion, acoustic guitar), John M. Greenberg (electric guitars), Ramon Rodriguez (drums, percussion) and Marcus Eldridge (electric guitars). Live performances around Texas are being likened to both outlaw country and classic rock bands, and they’re captured on DIAMONDS IN THE SUN on Tex-centric label Palo Duro Records.
Wilkins says this is the most fun he’s ever had playing music in a band in 30 years. He describes the music of The Mystiqueros (nicknamed mq5) as highly reminiscent of ’70s country rock from Texas and the West Coast and blues and soul that members grew up listening to and features high-quality songwriting and musicianship, rhythm, and vocal arrangements.

Josh Grider is a country songwriter/recording artist. His latest and greatest is the 4/29/14 release entitled 'Luck and Desire'. Josh’s confidence is unflappable. His mix of traditional and modern influences has combined to make a living, breathing collection of songs that range from ethereal and pensive, to light-hearted and downright funny. He makes no more apologies for his electronic loops than he does for his thoughtful lyrics. He proudly says, “I'm not ashamed of one thing on this record. I love traditional country music, but I doubt anybody will call this a traditional country album. I’ve got all the respect in the world for what was done, but I also believe that you've got to keep moving the ball forward. New stuff has got to keep happening. I'm not going to do it better than Haggard did it, so I'm not going to try and do that. I need to sound like me. My goal is to be greater than the sum of my influences. Not better than, but distinguishable from. Hopefully that’s what you’ll hear in Luck & Desire.”

Drew Kennedy is a singer / songwriter from New Braunfels, Texas. He's been making a living writing songs since 2004. Americana

“Drew Kennedy released an album this week that got the whole town talking. well they should be listening. His album, "Wide Listener" is ridiculously good.”
– Red Dirt / Blue Collar
July 7, 2014 - July 13, 2014
 
Jul 12
Sat
La Mujer, Continuadora de los Tiempos/Women, Keepers of Time
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
July 12, 2014
11:00am - 8:00pm
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922 San Pedro Ave  San Antonio, Texas 78212
210-228-0201 | 210-228-0201
La Mujer, Continuadora de los Tiempos/Women, Keepers of Time
Luz Maria de la Torre (Kichwa elder, Ecuador) addresses Rights of Mother Earth as an Indigenous cosmovision focusing on the value of the Feminine world within Andean philosophies, as well as women's roles as keepers of time and culture. At 11am is going to be a small group discussion, and at 7pm a platica at Esperanza Peace and Justice Center.
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July 14, 2014 - July 20, 2014
 
Jul 19
Sat
Chili & Chillin at Rancho Ponte Vineyard Live Music by Kathy Bauer
Rancho Ponte Vineyard
July 19, 2014
1:00am - 4:00am
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Rancho Ponte Vineyard
315 RR 1376  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-990-8555
Chili & Chillin at Rancho Ponte Vineyard Live Music by Kathy Bauer
Join us on Saturday July 19, 2014 for a taste of Chef Rachel Pontes Chili. Kathy Bauer will be playing live on our intimate patio from 2-5 PM. Swing by taste our chili, grab a glass of wine and enjoy the music!
Jul 19
Sat
Noche Azul de Esperanza
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
July 19, 2014
8:00pm
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922 San Pedro Ave.  San Antonio Texas, Texas 78212
210-228-0201
Noche Azul de Esperanza
ABOUT THE ARTIST AZUL: A musician originally from Mexico City and now local to San Antonio, Texas as the artist in residence for the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, Azul performs traditional Mexican & Latin American songs, working to conserve and develop the folk music that she was first introduced to as a child. Having learned and continuing her study of the rhythms and stories of previous generations, Azul rejoices in her Latina roots and gives life and meaning to the narratives of Latin American history by highlighting the many cultural influences and interconnections between Latin America, Africa, Spain and Mexico.
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July 21, 2014 - July 27, 2014
 
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2nd Annual Gitana Revolucion. Celebrating the Spanish Gypsy's Historia y Arte
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
July 25, 2014 - July 26, 2014
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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922 San Pedro Ave  San Antonio Texas, Texas 78212
210-228-0201
2nd Annual Gitana Revolucion. Celebrating the Spanish Gypsy's Historia y Arte
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is thrilled to welcome back the incomparable Silvia Salamanca during an artist showcase weekend at the “2nd Annual Gitana Revolucion: Celebrating the Spanish Gypsy's Historia y Arte” beginning on Friday, July 25, 2014.
Salamanca digs deep into the Gitana psyche and history to define and present a fascinating platica/lecture over the backstory and history of the “Raza Cale” (Spanish Gypsy people) while demonstrating a smoldering mind+body+music balance derived from the particular eras and distilled from the roots of various genres into an unforgettable experience.
Salamanca held the audience spellbound during the first “Gitana Revolution” as her physical fluidity astonished and infused the audience with her compelling vitality. Salamanca communicates Gitana history not only verbally with her knowledge and wit, but also embodies the Spanish/Gypsy/Arabic fusion with delicate strength and articulate movement to exude the quintessence of sparkle, spice, sensuality, and substance.
The 2nd Revolucion promises to surpass the first. Workshops will be available on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Register now at Eventbrite.com.Opening the evening will be Ms. Giomara Bazaldúa of Zombie Bazaar who is offering a free Panza Fusion workshop introducing traditional belly dance drills and core, textured moves of Panza Fusion. Zombie Bazaar is currently accepting donations toward the goal of competing and representing San Anto at &aa Halla Yall in August.
Silvia Salamanca is an internationally acclaimed performer and instructor from Mallorca, Spain, now living and working in Houston, Texas. She has earned world-wide accolades and is the Director of Shunyata Belly Dance. Her web site is http://silviasalamanca.com/

The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is located at 922 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212, and the Southwest Worker's Union is located at 1416 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205. Tickets to the workshops and performances can be purchased or reserved online at evenbrite.com search: 2ND ANNUAL GITANA REVOLUCION
Jul 27
Sun
"Fracking 101" Tours of the Eagle Ford Shale
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
July 27, 2014
10:00am - 5:00pm
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922 San Pedro Ave  San Antonio Texas, Texas 78212
210-228-0201 | 210-228-0201
"Fracking 101" Tours of the Eagle Ford Shale
Sister Elizabeth Riebschlaerger from Cuero, Texas leads fracking tours leaving at 10 am from Esperanza at 922 San Pedro Ave and returning at 5pm. Please bring lunch and drinks.
July 28, 2014 - August 3, 2014
 
Jul 29
Tue
Gallery at Vaudeville
Vaudeville
July 29, 2014
6:30pm
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Vaudeville
230 East Main  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-992-3234
Gallery at Vaudeville
The Gallery at Vaudeville is hosting a cocktail reception for the opening of their new installation "Cross Current", contemporary international jewelry curated by Charon Kransen
at 6:30pm. The show will be up until August 24, 2014 during regular business hours

It is surprising to realize the incredible variety of objects that can fit under the term "contemporary jewelry".
This movement has developed in different countries around the world manifesting itself in diverse practices.
For many centuries, metal combined with gemstones has been the norm for jewelry.
Today there are an incredible variety of objects that suit the term.
The Gallery at Vaudeville presents Cross Current which showcases the works of 25 of the most innovative international contemporary artists of our time.
Through the convergence of their modern creations and heritage, they invite us to travel through history and redefine our own idea of jewelry.

Hours: Wednesday - Monday: 8am - 6pm (Open until 9pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday)
Closed Tuesdays
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Beer by the Bay Music Festival
Horseshoe Bay Resort
August 1, 2014 - August 3, 2014
5:00pm - 11:00am
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Horseshoe Bay Resort
200 Hi Circle N.  Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657
877-611-0112
Beer by the Bay Music Festival
The BEER BY THE BAY MUSIC FESTIVAL returns to the Horseshoe Bay Resort August 1 -3, 2014.
Performances range from top Texas country artists (Jack Ingram and Curtis Grimes) – to – reggae (the Effinays) – to – soul and gospel (Matchmaker Band and The Stapletones). Add these great artists to all-you-can-eat cuisine, free parking, and award-winning Texas microbrews and you have a weekend you can’t miss!
Visit hsbresort.com or call 877-611-0112 for tickets and information.
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Aug 02
Sat
Hill Country Food Truck Festival
Luckenbach Texas
August 2, 2014
Noon - 11:30pm
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Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-997-3224 | 888-311-8990
Hill Country Food Truck Festival
The 1st Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival AUGUST 2, 2014. A full day of FOOD, WINE and MUSIC. The Hill Country community comes together under the shade of the Luckenbach Live Oaks to support the Texas Wine and Culinary Center in Fredericksburg.
Aug 03
Sun
Luckenbach Acoustic Song Swap with Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Luckenbach Texas
August 3, 2014
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Luckenbach Texas
412 Luckenbach Town Loop  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
888-311-8990 | 830-997-3224
Luckenbach Acoustic Song Swap with Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Walt Wilkins, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy
Americana/Country/Rock - Acoustic Song Swap
1-5pm - No Cover
at Luckenbach Texas
April 6, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

San Antonio-born Walt Wilkins has been called a genius, more than once, and a writer the caliber of John Steinbeck and his voice as comfortable as a pair of old blue jeans, and he is, and has, all of that. His crafting of story-songs, hard-edged vocals to sing them and a plaintive guitar have made him a fixture of the Texas music scene (and Nashville before that). He’s put his magical touch on recordings by new and veteran artists, too many to count. Is he near done? Hasn’t he done it all? Double hell no.
With The Mystiqueros, Wilkins has created something of a “Texas Hill Country super-group” that features five great singers and four great songwriters from the heart of the Lone Star State, all of whom have made their own records and are flush with recording credits.
Onstage and in the studio, Wilkins is joined by Bill Small (bass, percussion, acoustic guitar), John M. Greenberg (electric guitars), Ramon Rodriguez (drums, percussion) and Marcus Eldridge (electric guitars). Live performances around Texas are being likened to both outlaw country and classic rock bands, and they’re captured on DIAMONDS IN THE SUN on Tex-centric label Palo Duro Records.
Wilkins says this is the most fun he’s ever had playing music in a band in 30 years. He describes the music of The Mystiqueros (nicknamed mq5) as highly reminiscent of ’70s country rock from Texas and the West Coast and blues and soul that members grew up listening to and features high-quality songwriting and musicianship, rhythm, and vocal arrangements.

Josh Grider is a country songwriter/recording artist. His latest and greatest is the 4/29/14 release entitled 'Luck and Desire'. Josh’s confidence is unflappable. His mix of traditional and modern influences has combined to make a living, breathing collection of songs that range from ethereal and pensive, to light-hearted and downright funny. He makes no more apologies for his electronic loops than he does for his thoughtful lyrics. He proudly says, “I'm not ashamed of one thing on this record. I love traditional country music, but I doubt anybody will call this a traditional country album. I’ve got all the respect in the world for what was done, but I also believe that you've got to keep moving the ball forward. New stuff has got to keep happening. I'm not going to do it better than Haggard did it, so I'm not going to try and do that. I need to sound like me. My goal is to be greater than the sum of my influences. Not better than, but distinguishable from. Hopefully that’s what you’ll hear in Luck & Desire.”

Drew Kennedy is a singer / songwriter from New Braunfels, Texas. He's been making a living writing songs since 2004. Americana

“Drew Kennedy released an album this week that got the whole town talking. well they should be listening. His album, "Wide Listener" is ridiculously good.”
– Red Dirt / Blue Collar

First Friday Artwalk Fredericksburg
We invite you to spend a CULTURAL WEEKEND in the Texas Hill Country! First Friday Artwalk offers an up-close view of the Fredericksburg, Texas ART SCENE - Bringing ART and ART LOVERS together.

First Friday Artwalk Fredericksburg is THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY'S PREMIER EVENT for art lovers. A new TRADITION is forming in Fredericksburg, Texas! Make your plans for a CULTURAL WEEKEND in the Texas Hill Country! First Friday Artwalk is a wonderful way to spend a leisurely evening of ART, CULTURE, and socializing with FRIENDS! Participating galleries are open late (until 8:00 pm) for this self-guided tour.  Explore the unique character of each gallery and meet the artists, while enjoying a feast of art exhibits and demonstrations, live music, wine from participating local wineries, oeur d'oeuvres and INSPIRATION! Celebrate our diverse art community as you stroll through Fredericksburg's historic downtown. There is something for everyone, from the traditional mediums of painting, sculpture, and photography to ceramics, jewelry, contemporary and avant garde mixed media!  Discover art from local Fredericksburg and Texas Hill Country artists, as well as, artists from all over the country and the world!  Experience the Fredericksburg, Texas, ART scene up close and personal - all day long the FIRST FRIDAY of every month!

Fredericksburg Farmers Market
Seasonal, May - September
A Locavore / Locapour Event

Join the Fredericksburg,Texas locavore / locapour movement! Fredericksburg Farmers Market! It's more than a Farmer's Market.... It's a community HAPPENING! Join us at Marktplatz for farm to table FRESH produce, handcrafted goat cheese, Tuscan style bread by Josh Raymer, pinot grigio by Texas Hills Vineyards, Lobos by Fredericksburg's newest micro-brewery, Pedernales Brewing Company, homemade peach and strawberry ice cream... Dinner with friends! Gardens of splendor all around... at Marktplatz! Downtown Historic Fredericksburg, Texas! Every Thursday, 4 - 7pm! LIVE your Life! Fresh!

Luckenbach Texas - Putting Fredericksburg Texas on the LIVE MUSIC MAP!
A Texas Hill Country Bucket List Top 10!

If music is the "heart and soul" of Fredericksburg... Luckenbach Texas is certainly the "heart and soul" of MUSIC. In the last ten years, Luckenbach has experienced an amazing REVIVAL; it's one of those MAGICAL times when everything comes together and we all share the GIFT of perfect timing! Powered by a fired up, and very knowledgeable music buyer, and an infusion of outstanding hill country musicians, the Luckenbach "TRAIN" is turning heads! Already in 2012 Luckenbach has hosted: Roger Creager, The Gourds, Billy Joe Shaver, Max Stalling, Micky and the Motorcars with Jason Eady, The Tejas Brothers, Hal Ketchum, Rosie Flores, Larry Joe Taylor, Deryl Dodd, Blacktop Gypsy, WC Clark and Ray Benson, Gary P. Nunn, Ruby Jane,  Doug Moreland, Thomas Michael Riley, Will Owen Gage, Charlie Robison and Robyn Ludwick, Chris Berardo, Clay McClinton... just to name a few! AND, still to come in 2012... HOLD ON! Cory Morrow "Double Exposure" LIVE, Walt Wilkins, Robert Earl Keen, Reckless Kelly, Dale Watson, Jake Hooker and the Outsiders, Ed Jurdi and Gordy Quist, Larry Joe Taylor w/ John Slaughter, Jason Boland and The Stragglers, Stephanie Urbina Jones... and a whole lot more! WOW!

Tear 'em up, ABBEY!

The legendary Pickers Circles under the oak trees, or inside around the wood stove, depending on the weather, have likewise been GRACED with a stellar line-up of top-shelf hill country musicans... month after month...weekly hosts include hill country favorites: Kevin Higgins and Barbara Malteze from the Dust Devils, Bill Lewis, Jimmy Lee Jones, Clay McClinton, Maria Moss and Jon Hogan, Sol Patch, Owen Temple, Weldon Henson, Brigitte London, Ben Beckendorf, Bo Porter, BB Morse, the late, GREAT, Doug Davis... the list goes on and on! So, TREAT yourself to some MAGIC! Everybody's WELCOME! Your HEART, your SOUL will never forget!

Directions to Luckenbach from Fredericksburg:

Take Hwy 290 (Main St.) east for approximately 6 miles - toward Austin. Take a right on RR1376 (KOA Kampgrounds and Stagecoach Stop Shell Gas Station). Continue for 4.6 miles and take a right onto the Luckenbach Town Loop... just before the South Grape Creek Bridge.

HELPFUL HINTS:  When driving on RR 1376 DO NOT turn right onto the “Luckenbach-Cain City” Road – keep going. You will pass the large Feed Mill (Behrends Feed/”Uptown” Luckenbach) on your left. The next two rights after you pass Grapetown Road will be Luckenbach Town Loop. If you cross the South Grape Creek bridge you’ve gone too far.

Physical Address for GPS:

412 Luckenbach Town Loop
Fredericksburg, Texas  78624

Hours Are 9am 'till Close
(Feedlot is open Friday-Sunday 11am-9pm)

Visit Luckenbach Website: www.luckenbachtexas.com

The "Sit and Sip Tour" at Garrison Brothers Distillery in Hye, Texas
The “Sit and Sip” Tour is a guided walk of the ranch-distillery with detailed information about bourbon whiskey and the history of Garrison Brothers.
Our cooks and distillers will explain the process from “corn to cork.” You’ll smell the sweet corn cooking, taste sweet mash, and observe the fermenting distiller’s beer. You’ll tour the legendary stillhouse and sample high proof “white dog” right from the stills. Finally, we’ll walk you through our barrel barn for a small sample of our limited release. This tour takes about an hour.

Tours are $10 per person and free if you show up on a horse. Tastings are free for humans and horses.

When:  Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Times:  10 am, HIGH NOON, 2pm and 4pm

Cost:   $10

www.garrisonbros.com
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Jul 27
07:29

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Get some LOCAL COLOR! at the Arnosky Family Farm! Just a scenic drive away!



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Summer flowers! Here is a sample of what we picked and packed this week. You can find our flowers in Austin and San Antonio at your local stores. Look for Whole Foods Market, Central Market and HEB Blooms to find our flowers delivered fresh each week from the farm.
Jul 27
06:56

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking! I "LIKE" it!


Crunch Time
www.edibleaustin.com
Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking teaches us to make gluten-free crackers.
Jul 27
06:41

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Cabernet Grill -- Texas Wine Country Restaurant.... BEST of Fredericksburg! Texas Monthly


Fredericksburg TX Bed Breakfasts Lodging Texas B&Bs Hill Country
www.cottonginlodging.com
Fredericksburg TX Bed Breakfasts Lodging Texas B&Bs Hill Country: Cotton Gin Bed and Breakfast, Fredericksburg TX Bed Breakfasts, Lodging Texas, B&Bs Hill Country
Jul 26
15:49

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Burgers and Bats! Only at Alamo Springs Cafe! Just a scenic drive away!



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Hard to beat.... the original... Cover Burger.. which got its name from being on the cover of Texas Monthly Aug issue 09... This is The Burger!
Jul 26
15:18

Fredericksburg Texas Online

SIX GREAT TEXAS WINES from Texas Monthly GREAT Texas Wine Writer, Jessica Dupuy!


Nectar of the Gods
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Six great Texas wines.
Jul 26
15:15

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Don Pullum of Akashic Vineyard is turning Mason into a Texas Wine Destination!


Transforming Mason Into a Wine Mecca
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How Don Pullum of Sandstone Cellars is turning this sleepy little Hill Country town into a stronghold for Texas wines.
Jul 25
16:22

Fredericksburg Texas Online

If you don't take flight until the sun goes down, join @The_Nightowls at Crossroads! Tonight! Spread your wings! Fly! http://t.co/Rc8eTg3oar


Fredericksburg Texas (@VisitFredTexas) posted a photo on Twitter
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Get the whole picture - and other photos from Fredericksburg Texas
Jul 25
16:02

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Retweeted THE NIGHTOWLS (@The_Nightowls):

Get ready @VisitFredTexas! @The_Nightowls are coming to you live tonight at Crossroads. Show starts at 8:30pm!


Jul 25
06:45

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Are you ready to STOMP out some GOLD at Pedernales Cellars? August 8-10, August 15-17 and August 22-24. Let's do the Texas Two Step in the Fruit! Stomping starts at noon!


Jul 25
06:05

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Heading to HARVEST at William Chris Vineyards! Yummy! There's WINE on that VINE! TASTE TEXAS TERROIR!


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Jul 25
06:00

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Martha Stewart Weddings names Becker Vineyards a top 10 Vineyard to say, "I Do!" Dreaming of a Wine Country Destination Wedding? Follow your heart to the Texas Hill Country!
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/365135/vineyards-outside-california-where-you-can-get-married/@center/272419/youre-engaged#365001


10 Vineyards Outside of California Where You Can Get Married - Martha Stewart Weddings Planning...
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Browse Martha Stewart Weddings' 10 Vineyards Outside of California Where You Can Get Married collection. Find everything you need to start planning your wedding including checklists, tools, and inspirational how-to ideas to fit your budget at MarthaStewartWeddings.com.
Jul 25
05:52

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Saturday, July 26th at Messina Hof Hill Country is having a Harvest PARTY! Bottle your own and take it home! Uncork the FUN!


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Our @Messina_Hof Bottling Party in Fredericksburg is almost here! See you on SATURDAY! #livemusic #txwine #food
Jul 25
05:47

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Are you ready to STOMP? It's HARVEST TIME in Texas Wine Country! Follow the WINE.... Vine to Glass! Uncork the TASTE of Texas!


Jul 22
11:35

Fredericksburg Texas Online

I, for one, think we will survive, and I hope that along the way we can keep alive our experience with the flowering earth. For the bounty of nature is also one of the deep needs of man.?
- Lady Bird Johnson


Jul 21
02:02

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Pure HEAVEN!


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Cracking open wheels of Hopelessly Bleu for competition. Come get some of the first bites at the @[366986536706823:274:Mueller Farmers Market] today from 10-2. The Bleu is limited this year, so come early and enjoy some of the best goat Bleu in the country.
Jul 20
17:57

Fredericksburg Texas Online

All this WHITE is for Marianne and Morgan, who like white crepe myrtles BEST! It's also for ALL OF YOU in the Fredericksburg Texas Online Community! WE just hit 5000 LIKES, and I just want to say THANKS TO ALL OF YOU! Because this page belongs to ALL of US! Thanks for following along on my journeys through the gardens and pastures... and wide open spaces of the beautiful Texas Hill Country! Thanks for your comments and suggestions, positive and negative! And... your STORIES! Keep them coming! Photos too! I want to see where you've been! Here's to ADVENTURE, my friends!
Practice the ART of LIVING! Prost!


Jul 20
17:10

Fredericksburg Texas Online

WHITE-Bonnets! So PRETTY!


Jul 20
17:06

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Put Sparkle in your garden.... WHITE flowers shine day and night!


Texas Fine Wine

Welcome Texas Fine Wine! Four Premier Texas Wineries launch Texas Fine Wine. Bending Branch Winery (Comfort), Brennan Vineyards (Comanche and Four Point Cellars in Fredericksburg), Duchman Family Winery (Driftwood) and Pedernales Cellars (Stonewall), four distinctive, highly respected wineries recognized for making quality Texas appellation wines, delivering excellent customer experiences and setting the highest standards in the Texas wine industry, have come together to promote TEXAS WINE!

Visit their website for Events and Opportunities to taste wines from this prestigious group.

texasfinewine.com

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014
Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast named the Texas Hill Country, USA, NUMBER THREE on their list of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014"!
"It’s still a sea of cowboy hats and pickup trucks, a place where you can sip award-winning wines in a landscape dotted with as many cacti as vines. Visitors may flock to Hill Country to sip wine, but they end up drinking in the romance of the Old West, too. - Alexis Korman

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Smithsonian Magazine's "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013"
"What makes a small town big on culture?"

Smithsonian Magazine searched for "small towns and cities...  with populations of less than 15,000, that have exceptional concentrations of museums, art galleries, orchestras, theaters, historic sites and other cultural blessings". Fredericksburg, Texas, MADE the LIST! Read More at: www.smithsonianmag.com

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK
GALLERIES
Bringing Art and Art Lovers together!
Enjoy fine wine from local wineries and the Fredericksburg ART scene!

Find out more >

Texas Hill Country #1
on The New York Times
31 Places to Go This Summer

"Who needs Europe? The Texas Hill Country, west of Austin and north of San Antonio, might be the next best thing to crossing the Atlantic. The region is lush, colorful and, unlike much of the pancake-flat state, dotted with beautiful green hills that are evocative of Tuscany or the south of France. Moreover, the region is speckled with 22 wineries that buzz with food and music festivals year round. And towns like Fredericksburg offer a taste of the Old World, with German-style biergartens and schnitzelhauser. "

The New York Times
Sunday, June 1, 2008

#1 on Away.com's Top 10
"Hidden-Gem"

Wine Regions in the United States Hill Country, TX: Texas Hill Country, north of San Antonio and west of Austin, is one of the nation's fastest growing wine destinations. Boasting 24 wineries  along the Texas Wine Trail, this area is a must-see for its unparalleled wine diversity. Away.com's Top 10 Hidden-Gem Wine Regions In Your Backyard Sep 23, 2010

www.pressroom.orbitz.com

Uncertain about which TEXAS HILL COUNTRY wines to try?
Go for the GOLD!
2013 Houston Rodeo International Wine Competition

Whose bringing the
GOLD

home to the
Texas Hill Country?

PEDERNALES CELLARS

2012 Viognier
TOP TEXAS WINE

MESSINA HOF WINERY
TOP ALL AROUND WINERY


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 New World Rhone-style
White Varietals and Blends
Texas Class Champion
GOLD


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY
2010 Alamo Red
New World Bordeaux Blend
Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

FLAT CREEK ESTATES
2011 Flat Creek Rose
White Zin and Dry Rose
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

GRAPE CREEK VINEYARDS
2011 Cabernet Blanc
White Zin and Sweet Rose
Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
Tre Colore
New World Sangiovese
and Blends
Reserve Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
Barrel Reserve Port
Red Port & Port-style wines
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
2010 Private Reserve Merlot
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2010 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2012 Viognier
Top Texas Wine
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown - Reserve
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown
TX Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS
2010 Cabernet Franc
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

WOODROSE WINERY
2009 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

Texas Hill Country
By John Graves and
Wyman Meinzer

Two of Texas' most respected artists join their talents to create an unsurpassed portrait of the Texas Hill Country. "Together, John Graves and Wyman Meinzer once again demonstrate that they  are the foremost artists of the Texas landscape. The portrait they create in images and words is as close as you can come to the heart of the Hill Country without being there."

www.utexas.edu

Stardust Carriage Service
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for All Occasions!

Create romantic memories with horse-drawn carriage rides through historic Fredericksburg, Texas. Carriage rides are the perfect way to celebrate special occasions!

Call Margaret Creamer for reservations!
830.992.0700

Hill Country Trail Riding
Enjoy the AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL Texas Hill Country on horseback!

Come explore 800 gorgeous acres of Texas Hill Country on horseback. Beautiful valleys, hills and views, creek crossings, wildlife and so much more! Adventure awaits you! Call Jen Bursaw to reserve your ride today!
612.961.9441

Hill Country Bicycle Works

You can rent a bike at Hill Country Bicycle Works! Their rental fleets feature road and fitness hybrid bikes. It is recommended that you reserve your rental bike in advance, especially during holidays and weekends. They also have maps and recommendations for rides in and around Fredericksburg, Texas, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country! Located at 702 East Main. Closed Sundays and Wednesdays! 830-990-2609

www.hillcountrybicycle.com

Shermans Travel
5 Eco-Friendly Wineries

Pedernales Cellars, Texas

Composting, recycling, and natural pest management is just the starting point for Pedernales Cellars. By building underground, this Texas Hill Country winery takes advantage of the area’s natural limestone to provide a cool and steady environment for case storage, slashing the facility’s energy consumption in half. Removal of invasive plant species and cedar overgrowth from the property has also led to the reemergence of previously lost seeps and springs. An added bonus? The tasting room features local and sustainable products like Bella Vista Ranch’s olive oils and t-shirts made from renewable bamboo fibers.
- April 22, 2013 by Teresa Bitler
Read about other Eco-Friendly
Wineries at blog.shermanstravel.com