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Fredericksburg 27.indd
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Visitors Guide GET OUTTA TOWN!
DISCOVER CENTRAL TEXAS
Fredericksburg Festivals & Events
For lodging information in
Fredericksburg/Gillespie County, visit
www.FredTexLodging.com.
1-866-Tex-Fest (839-3378)
Wildflower Planting Days
Sept. 12, 13 & 14
Coloring the hills of Central Texas,
wildflowers remain a state staple. Aiming
to promote proper planting procedures,
Fredericksburg’s Wildseed Farms will
host its annual Fall Planting Days.
The largest family-owned wildflower
center nationwide, Wildseed Farms
will hold daily information sessions and
demonstrations from 2-4 p.m., geared to
teaching successful wildflower planting
and nurturing. Come tour the working
wildflower farm; find specialty gifts,
foods and planting gadgets at their
Wildseed Market, or enjoy lunch at the
BrewBonnet Biergarten. Wildseed Farms
and their Wildflower Planting Days
provide the perfect platform for family
fun.
For more information visit
www.wildseedfarms.com.
Fredericksburg Bed & Breakfast and
Cuisine Tour
Sept. 14 from 2-6 p.m.
Nothing says small town charm like
a bed and breakfast and a fresh, local
dish. For visitors who love just that,
spend an afternoon strolling through
10 of Fredericksburg’s top lodges while
indulging in the town’s regional cuisine at
the Bed and Breakfast and Cuisine Tour.
Each of the 10 Bed & Breakfasts opening
their doors for the tour will be paired
with a local restaurant featuring delicious
foods sure to have you asking for seconds.
From rustic and historic to modern
and chic, Sunday Haus Style Homes to
country retreats, the bed and breakfasts
featured on this fun afternoon tour are
sure to give you a glimpse of what this
hill country town is all about.
Call 1-866-TEX-FEST or visit www.
tours.myfredericksburg.net for more
information. Tickets are just $25 per
person.
117th Annual German Saengerfest
Sept. 27
Founded by German settlers in the 1840s,
Fredericksburg’s ancestral culture is kept
preserved by their yearly German singing
festival. Sept. 27 marks Fredericksburg’s
117th annual Texanischen Gebirgs
Sangerfest, translated for all of you
non-German speakers to mean the
Hill Country Singers League. Held
nationwide, Sangerfest performances
are customary to the German culture.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of
Fredericksburg’s Arion Maennerchor of
Fredericksburg, an all male choir being
commemorated at the German festival.
The free afternoon event is sure to be a
good time for all.
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Oktoberfest
Oct. 3, 4, & 5
Start gearing up; Oktoberfest celebrates
its 28th birthday complete with singing,
dancing and plenty of toasts to go
around. One of the year’s biggest events,
Oktoberfest is a huge festival celebrating
the Fredericksburg community and
their German heritage. The event sets
the stage with three days of exhibitions,
contests, and the best of German and
Mexican-American foods. Three covered
stages will host over twenty entertainers
featuring the best of German favorites
– oompah, polka and the waltz will be
danced by all. Forty-five juried artists will
showcase specialty arts and collectibles
perfect for gifts and home décor. With a
rock climbing wall, super slide, jumping
castle, and games – the event is a perfect
family adventure the kids are sure to
enjoy. With all festival proceeds going to
support scholarships and local art, you
can celebrate supporting a good cause.
Bite into signature bratwurst, shop,
dance, and let loose with Fredericksburg
during Oktoberfest.
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