Plan your summer visit to Texas Hill Country
Consistently voted one of the best small towns in Texas and one of the best small towns in the south, Fredericksburg has plenty of summer activities on deck. Centrally located, Fredericksburg is an easy drive from just about anywhere in the state.
Visiting Fredericksburg midweek, Sunday-Thursday, provides several perks including a more relaxed shopping experience, shorter wait times at restaurants, better availability on lodging and a more personalized experience at wineries.
Summertime in Fredericksburg is packed with events for all ages. Plan your visit around one of these can’t-miss summer events.
- Texas Craft Breweries will be highlighted at the 2nd Fredericksburg Craft Beer Festival, June 10. Taste Texas beer, meet brew masters, attend cooking demonstrations and participate in a stein hoisting competition.
- The 62nd Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo returns June 15-17. Events include peach judging, crowning of the Peach Queen, peach pit spitting, rodeo, live music, parade and more.
- Experience a small-town celebration the size of Texas during the Fourth of July. Special events are planned from June 30 through July 4 and include a parade, patriotic program, fireworks and more.
- The state’s oldest, continuous county fair returns August 24-27. Listen to big name concerts, enjoy classic fair staples like the carnival and funnel cake, watch livestock judging or see horses take their mark for pari-mutuel horse racing.
With so much to see and do, you will want to stay a while. Fredericksburg is home to a variety of different lodging options. Find your home away from home at one of more than 1,500 vacation rentals, guesthouses or cabins. Search by amenities like number of guests, kid or pet-friendly, swimming pools and more. Most lodging options offer high-speed Wi-Fi so guests can extend their visit and work from Fredericksburg.
If hotels are more your style, Fredericksburg has over 20 options from locally-owned to national chains.
Or opt to bring your home with you and stay at one of the area’s RV parks and campgrounds. Whatever your unique lodging preference, you are sure to find the perfect escape.
Taste Texas’ Flavors
The Texas Hill Country has a diverse culinary scene. Known for its German history and heritage, there are several restaurants serving German fare. Or taste mouthwatering Texas barbecue. Fredericksburg also has restaurants serving Hill Country flavors, Tex-Mex and more. From casual to fine dining, you are sure to find somewhere that pleases everyone’s appetite.
Summer weather calls for patios so be sure to check out the restaurants that offer outdoor seating.
Listen to Texas Tunes
Seven days a week visitors can find live music at restaurants, wineries and special events. Enjoy a glass of Texas vino or delicious food while listening to great music from country to blues.
Experience the history of Luckenbach Texas, made famous by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. Participate in the Picker’s Circle every afternoon under the oak trees or check out one of several music festivals or concerts scheduled throughout the summer.
Plan Your Visit
Start planning your summer getaway to Fredericksburg. Make the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center your first stop. Talk with knowledgeable staff who will help you make the most out of your time.
The Visitor Information Center also has public restrooms, ample free parking, free Wi-Fi and a water bottle filling station.
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To plan your visit or to learn more, go to VisitFredericksburgTX.com.
This post is a sponsored collaboration with Visit Fredericksburg TX