Learn the life history and ecology as you watch up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from an abandoned railroad tunnel; the smallest wildlife management area in Texas.
The first Friday of each month 13 local galleries stay open late and feature an “open house.”
Open to the public at no charge during normal park hours; fishing, a baseball and softball field, practice/multi-use field, 290 tennis courts and regulation basketball court can add to your visit.
The National Park Service operates the LBJ Ranch and offers public access to the ranch, Texas Whitehouse, LBJ’s birthplace, Johnson family cemetery, old Junction School, LBJ’s grandparents’ home and ranch showbarn.
Dance in the Historic dancehall made famous by Willie, Waylon & the Boys!
Fredericksburg is home to well over a dozen galleries featuring art from national and international artists as well as local talent.
Experience the rich German heritage of Gillespie County. This 3.5-acre museum complex contains superb examples of early German structures and artifacts.
Experience the only professionally cast live music, guaranteed family-friendly, golden era – rock ‘n’ roll show in the Hill Country.
With over 30 vineyards, wineries, and tasting rooms in and around Fredericksburg you might say we’re the heart of the Texas Wine Country. We’ve achieved national recognition with a range of award-winning varietals.
Woodrose Winery is located 14 miles east of Fredericksburg on over 24 acres and offers a variety of event spaces, including an Event & Dance Hall which can be rented and will accommodate up to 170 people. Additionally, they have a 2,200 square foot covered deck available for private events.
LBJ’s Texas Whitehouse – Tour this historical site/structure, picnicking, fishing, swimming, nature/historical trail, interpretive exhibits/museum, watchable wildlife, store. At Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, see how farm families of a century ago lived.
Award-winning musicals and comedies. Call for season schedule.
This unique building is a well-known landmark of the city of Fredericksburg in the heart of town. Learn about the original “Society’s Church” and its interesting history.
View 12 historic country schools in Gillespie County. A special map with highlighted routes will direct visitors to schools in a particular quadrant of the county.
Enjoy 150+ shops, art galleries and boutiques on and around our historic Main Street including sophisticated home décor, the latest fashion trends, gifts, antiques, jewelry stores, outfitters and much more.
Visit the largest working wildflower farm in the US with 200 cultivated acres at its Hill Country headquarters just seven miles east of Fredericksburg.
Dedicated to preserve and interpret the understanding and education of current and future generations of the historical significance and facts of World War II in the Pacific Theater.
Learn to cook, learn to taste, learn to share and learn to laugh – it’s all part of Fischer & Wieser’s new Culinary Adventure Cooking School.
Each two-hour class features a four-course lunch, brunch or dinner with wines from the Hill Country (now America’s second most visited viticultural region, after only Napa Valley), and each opens a window onto one of our dazzling Texas cuisines.
The flavorful journey also includes notes on local history and culture, techniques from chefs and grandmothers, tips on Fredericksburg wineries and restaurants, and no shortage of wisdom about food, wine and life. Talk with us about a customized class for your group of 8 to 20, in our new theater classroom or gathered around our friendly Cooking Table. We even accommodate vegetarians and others with special dietary needs.
Hill Country Escape is Fredericksburg’s live action escape game!! It is a fun and immersive game for small groups, 2 to 10 people. Your goal: work together as a team and test your wits and skills to escape from a locked room. While the goal is simple, the game is challenging. Escaping will require finding clues, solving puzzles, and teamwork.
Inspired by three separate wineries—McPherson Cellars, Lost Oak Winery and Brennan Vineyards—to form a matchless fourth. Has event space for up to 50 people in private tasting room and up to 250 in outdoor pavilion bar. Wine and Cheese – Chocolate and Wine tasting are available.
Huge, pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1,825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. It is one of the largest batholiths in the United States. Nice hiking trails and views.