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134th Gillespie County Fair

August 25, 2022 - August 28, 2022 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Who doesn’t love a county fair? Especially the Gillespie County Fair– the Oldest Continuous County Fair in Texas! Join us for a weekend of Texas Hill Country and Gillespie County hospitality that the whole family will enjoy. It’s four big days filled with livestock shows, agricultural and home skills exhibits, FFA and 4-H Exhibits, arts and crafts, live music concerts and live pari-mutuel horse racing!   air Presented By: Gillespie County Fairgrounds & Exhibition Hall Dates: August 25, 2022 - August 28, 2022 Recurrence: Recurring daily Location: Gillespie County Fairgrounds & Exhibition Hall Address: 530 Fair Drive, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: (830) 997-2359 Time: Friday 1 PM to 5 PM; Gates open at 11 AM on Saturday and Sunday. Price: Saturday and Sunday $10 age 13 and up; $5 ages 6 - 12; age 5 and under free.

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134th annual Gillespie County Fair Parade

August 26, 2022 - August 26, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

One of the Texas Hill Country’s biggest parades has over 200 units, marches down Main Street and kicks off the 134th annual Gillespie County Fair. The parade starts behind the courthouse and travels east to S. Washington, then turns and goes west on Main to Edison St. Bring your chairs and arrive early!  

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Annual Grape Stomp

September 3, 2022 - September 4, 2022 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grape Stomping is the traditional way of separating juice from skins (white wine process) or wine from skins (red wine process). Guests can stomp grapes for fun on a "first come, first served" basis. And there is more!!! On Sunday, September 4, we will judge the "Lucy & the Italian Woman Costume Contest" for the best Lucille Ball & the Italian Woman impersonation! Dress up, join the fun & drink some wine! Children may stomp grapes but must be accompanied by their parents. Reservations are not required. The grape stomp takes place under a tent but it is outdoors. We recommend wearing casual clothes, hat, sunscreen and staying hydrated. Presented By: Becker Vineyards Dates: September 3, 2022 - September 4, 2022 Recurrence: Recurring daily Location: Becker Vineyards Address: 464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall, TX 78671 Phone: (830) 644-2681 Time: Saturday 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM; Sunday Noon to 05:30 PM Price: Free

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TWC The Perfect Pairing: Bread and Wine

September 10, 2022 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pairing wine with food is a lifelong pursuit, with many do’s and don’ts. In general, it comes down to personal preference and a goal of complementary flavors that balance and enhance your experience. Over the years, wine experts focused on meats, cheeses, and dishes, but they never thought to look at another staple of any global cuisine – bread.  So, we thought it would be fun to look at the bread and find some delicious pairings.

Date: Sat, Sep 10, 2022
Four Sessions 11:00 am, 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00 pm (only 10 seats per sessions) Advance reservations are needed for this event! Click here: $45.00 per person (Wine Club Members $5.00 off)

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58th Harper Frontier Days & Rodeo

September 23, 2022 - September 24, 2022 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

C’mon out for some family fun! A celebration of the way life used to be in the Harper community. Team roping at 6 pm Friday. Activities Saturday include washer pitching, kids fishing, 42 tournaments, live music, BBQ meal at 6 pm, and rodeo at 8 pm followed by a dance. Tickets are available online. Bring e-tickets to will call to receive a wristband.

  • Presented By: Harper Community Park
  • Dates: September 23, 2022 - September 24, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Harper Community Park
  • Address: 23478 W. US Hwy 290, Harper, TX 78631
  • Phone: (830) 864-5048
  • Time: Starting at 6:00 PM on Friday and 1:00 PM on Saturday
  • Price: Rodeo and dance $15 adults; $5 youth ages 6 to 12; under 6 free. BBQ dinner $15 per plate. VIP bundle $35 per person.

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Bikes N Burgers

September 24, 2022 - September 24, 2022 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come eat, drink and talk motorcycles with fellow riders. The bike shop will be open, too. Enjoy a Dino Burger (voted #1 best burger in Fredericksburg) or a BBQ pork sandwich. VIP motorcycle parking in front of the store at 11 am. Bar opens at 11 am. Kitchen opens at 11:30 am. Live music and washer pitching, too!

  • Presented By: Pecan Grove Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 4th Saturday of September
  • Location: Pecan Grove Store
  • Address: 5244 N State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Phone: (830) 990-4433
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Free

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Fall Festival at Wildseed

September 24, 2022 - September 24, 2022 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrating Fall - come and enjoy a wide selection of pumpkins and unique fall décor items. Live music! Pumpkin painting and tons of photo opportunities! A fun-filled family day!

  • Presented By: Wildseed Farms
  • Recurrence: Recurring on the last Saturday of September
  • Location: Wildseed Farms
  • Address: 100 Legacy Dr, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Phone: (830) 990-8080
  • Time: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Free

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42nd Oktoberfest

September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Oompah at its Best! Celebrate Fredericksburg's German heritage with food and drink, a waltz and a yodel contest, music on four stages all weekend, artisans, Kinderpark, souvenirs and more! Fun for the whole family! OkTUBAfest on Friday. Meet the brewmeisters: Shiner and Leinenkugel Brewing Company and Altstadt Waltz Contest on Friday. Kraut Run, Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance, Samuel Adams Beer Stein Hoist and Polka Contest on Saturday. 42 Domino Tournament, Family Dirndle and Lederhosen Contest, and Altstadt Yodel Contest all on Sunday. No pets allowed. Please visit the website for a complete schedule of events and entertainers.  Advance tickets will be available online and tickets will be available at the gate. Two and three day passes will also be available. The Fredericksburg Oktoberfest Park & Ride offers convenient parking by providing riders with all day park and ride access between the Gillespie County Fairgrounds parking area and the Oktoberfest festival located in downtown Fredericksburg. Shuttles leave every 30 minutes. $5 adults; age 8 and under free. https://www.oktoberfestparkandride.com/

  • Presented By: Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance
  • Dates: September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Marktplatz
  • Address: 100 block of W. Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Phone: (830) 997-8515
  • Time: Fri 6 pm to midnight; Sat 10 am to midnight; Sun 11 am to 6 pm.
  • Price: $10 adults; $1 kids ages 7 - 12; kids 6 and under are free. Adults two-day $15; three-day $20.

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31st Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

October 22, 2022 - October 22, 2022 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Annual grand celebration of Texas food and wine. Fredericksburg, Texas, is well-known for its juicy summer peaches, award-winning Texas wine and impressive culinary scene - so it’s no surprise that Fredericksburg also hosts dozens of food and wine events each year. At this event, enjoy Texas wineries and Texas-made specialty partners, Texas gourmet chefs demonstrating culinary talents at the Grape Expectations Cooking School and the Gargantuan Great Grape Toss along with a silent auction and live entertainment.  There are also several additional special events to attend including special dinners and a brunch for which tickets must be purchased in advance. Detailed schedule of events and advance tickets sales will be available on the website. Please note that pets are not allowed at Marktplatz. Main event is on Saturday.

  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 4th Saturday of October
  • Location: Marktplatz
  • Address: 100 block of W. Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Phone: (830) 997-8515
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: $25 per person; under 21 $5 each; kids under 5 free

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

December 2, 2022 - December 2, 2022 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

See Fredericksburg's historic Main Street awash in the glow of this illuminated holiday night parade.  Reserved bleacher seating, with amenities, is sold out. Seating along the rest of the route is free.  Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. and goes from Washington St. to Edison St. Attendees should bring folding chairs and blankets. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for pictures following the parade at 8 pm in the Peppermint Platz area of the Adelsverein Halle. There will also be a children's activity area.

  • Presented By: Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Recurrence: Recurring on the 1st Friday of December
  • Location: Main Street
  • Address: Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Phone: (830) 997-5000
  • Time: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Price: Free

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