NEW BRAUNFELS AND GRUENE TEXAS CALENDAR OF EVENTS

New Braunfels Texas is perfectly located 30 miles from San Antonio and 45-50 miles from Austin Texas, our State Capital. Come relax in New Braunfels Texas where you'll be 10-20 minutes from live entertainment, antique and specialty shopping, museums and historic sites, the Tanger Outlet in San Marcos Texas (just 12-15 minutes), great restaurants, scenic driving in the Texas Hill Country or visit a Texas winery.

Take a day trip to Austin, Canyon Lake, San Antonio, San Marcos, Wimberley, Johnson City, Luckenbach or Fredericksburg.

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** WEEKLY - EVERY WEEK ALL YEAR ROUND **

NEW BRAUNFELS FARM TO MARKET - FARMERS MARKET * Enjoy shopping at the New Braunfels Farmers Market located across the street from Chase Bank on Castell Street. Come enjoy the very best of what the local area has to offer including fresh produce and vegetables, fresh honey, local vendors, live music, and even some handmade and homemade items. Come today and check this out for yourself. This farmers market is rated number 1 in the USA and is open every Saturday from  9AM to 1PM.            Contact: By phone at (830)-629-2223.



GRUENE MARKET DAYS (MONTHLY FEBRUARY-DECEMBER): Enjoy this wonderful event is held every 3RD weekend of each month March-November. December market days is Christmas Market Days, and it is held on the first weekend of December. Come shop, eat, drink and be merry. Come enjoy crafts, jewelry, and hand-made and home-made items. Here you will find gifts with character, personality and love from the artist hand. Come visit Historic Gruene and New Braunfels and stay a few days or nights. Wineries are also close to Gruene.




MONTHLY SCHEDULE OF NEW BRAUNFELS EVENTS

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MONTH OF JANUARY

NEW BRAUNFELS ANTIQUE MARKET  -  is a market with antiques, vintage items, jewelry, art, furniture, western items, pottery, glassware, garden items and more. Admission fees apply & it will be in downtown at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center (375 S. Castell Ave.) Call (918)-619-2875.

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MONTH OF FEBRUARY

HILL COUNTRY DOLL SHOW - This event will be held downtown at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center at 375 S. Castell Ave.  Call us for details or information - (830)-606-5868.

OLD GRUENE MARKET DAYS - This event is held every month on the 3rd weekend in the Gruene Historic District of New Braunfels, Texas. Go to gruenemarketdays.com or call us - (830)-832-1721.

GOSPEL BRUNCH WITH A TEXAS TWIST - This event is held in the Historic Gruene Hall and you can find more information at gruenehall.com or call us for more information at (830)-606-1281.

NORTH AMERICAN JEWELRY AND GIFT SHOW - This event will be held downtown at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center at 375 S. Castell Ave. Go to rgvshow.com for more information.

TROUTFEST - This event is held on the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, Texas. Come enjoy some fishing during the winter time in the Texas hill country. Sponsored by Rio Raft and Resort on the Guadalupe River. For more information, go to grtutroutfest.org or call us at (512)-413-3301.

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MONTH OF MARCH

GARTENFEST - This event is held in New Braunfels Texas at the New Braunfels Conservation Plaza just off of Loop 337. For more information go to nbconservation.org or call us at (830)-629-2943.

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MONTH OF APRIL

NEW BRAUNFELS SWAP MEET & CLASSIC CAR SHOW - This event is an annual event, and it is held at the Comal County Fairgrounds. Go to newbraunfelsswapmeet.org for more information.

FOLKFEST - This event is an annual event, and it is held at the Heritage Village and the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. Go to nbheritagevillage.com or call us for more information at (830)-625-6504.

KINDERMSKEN BALL PARADE -  This event is an annual event, and it is held in downtown New Braunfels Texas. This is a chance for children and their pets to dress up and show off their best. Divisions may be by age or other category. Go to nbheritagevillage.com or call us (830)-629-6504.

NEW BRAUNFELS RAILROAD JAMBOREE -  This event is an annual event, and it is held in the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center. Enjoy the old and the new in trains, and find real treasures here. Go to newbraunfelsrailroadmuseum.org or call us for more information (830)-627-2447.

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MONTH OF MAY

WEIN AND SAENGERFEST - This event is an annual event, and it is held in downtown New Braunfels. Go to weinandsaengerfest.com or call us for more information at (830)-221-4350.

AMERICANA MUSIC JAM - This event is an annual event, and it is held in Historic Gruene District. Go to gruenehall.com or call us for more information (830)-606-1281.

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MONTH OF JUNE

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MONTH OF JULY

FOURTH OF JULY PARADE AND PATRIOTIC PROGRAM - This event is an annual event and enjoyed by many local residents and visitors to New Braunfels Texas. Come enjoy live music on your radio while the wonderful free 1 hour firework show takes place in Landa Park in the downtown area. Go to sophienburg.com or call for more information at (830)-629-1572.

NORTH AMERICAN JEWELRY AND GIFT SHOW - This event is an event that takes place three times a year in New Braunfels, and offers visitors a wonderful variety of jewelry, gifts and other choices. Come enjoy some wonderful shopping in New Braunfels. Go to rgvshow.com for more information.

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MONTH OF AUGUST

PEDDLER SHOW - This event is an annual event that is held in downtown New Braunfels. Go to peddlershow.com or call for more information at (800)-775-2774.

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MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

COMAL COUNTY FAIR - This wonderful annual event is large and popular with local families and residents. It takes place in downtown New Braunfels at the Comal County Fairgrounds. Go to comalcountyfair.org or call for more information at (830)-629-1572. 

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MONTH OF OCTOBER
 

OCTOBER 1-31 - HARVEST WINE TRAIL
The "Harvest Wine Trail"
entices you through newly picked vineyards to wineries filled with the smells of new wine and the excitement of the harvest season. Enjoy patio sitting, picnics and more along with a glass of wine of your favorite vintage. Do you remember Lucy? (Lucille Ball)? You can reenact her famous grape stomp at the specific wineries offering annual stomps. A special drawing package awaits you at each winery visited with your registration ticket. The trail is the third and fourth Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month.

TEXAS WINE MONTH PASSPORT TRAIL
See why all of Texas is celebrating along the "Texas Wine Month Passport Trail". Celebrate new releases or revisit old favorites still available as autumn begins in the Texas Wine Country. Purchase your passport and receive the year's unique collectors' t-shirt. Kick off weekend is the first weekend of the month and the passport is honored all month. Visit ten of the twenty wineries and become eligible for a drawing.


OCTOBER 8, 9, 10, & 11, 2015 - GRUENE MUSIC AND WINE FEST FESTIVAL
LOCATION: Historic Gruene District in New Braunfels, Texas 
Phone: 830-629-5077,
www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org

ANNUAL SALSA FESTIVAL
LOCATION: Gruene Historic District in New Braunfels,Texas
DATES: TBA in October 2015
PHONE: 830-629-0777
 

OCTOBER - GRUENE MARKET DAYS  Enjoy this wonderful event every 3RD weekend of each month March-November (December is held on the first weekend of the month). Come shop, eat, drink and be merry. Come enjoy crafts, jewelry, hand-made and home-made items. Here you'll find gifts with character, personality and love from the artist hand. Come visit Historic Gruene and New Braunfels and stay a little while.


OCTOBER - TEXAS CLAY FESTIVAL
Renowned Texas potters display and sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities for kids.
Fourth weekend in October (ANNUALLY).
DATE: OCTOBER 2015 -- TBA
PHONE: 830-629-7975.
Try a bed and breakfast inn Texas near New Braunfels and Gruene.


FESTIVAL OF TREES (at New Braunfels Conservation Plaza).
It includes luncheon and auction of trees decorated by local businesses.
DATE: TBA in October 2015, Cost: $15.00
PHONE: Call for more information: (830) 832-9699.

 

MONTH OF NOVEMBER

WURSTFEST - An Annual Sausage Festival 
A Ten Day Salute to Sausage!
Location: Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park

Plan now for Wurstfest in New Braunfels Texas
2015 DATES: NOVEMBER - TBA.
2016 DATES: NOVEMBER
- TBA.

Come relax, sing a song or two, enjoy great food, and "kick up your heals" while doing the "chicken dance". German culture and roots run deep so, it shouldn't be surprising that New Braunfels is home to a 10-day salute to the Sausage! Wurstfest begins on the Friday before the first Monday in November, and is held on the Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park just 2-4 minutes from the Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast. Come stay during the weekdays when it is less crowded and less traffic. The festival began in 1961, and for the last 52 years has honored the traditional foods that were brought by German tourists. Wurstfest is open beginning at 5pm on weekdays, and is open on weekends beginning at 11am. It closes at 12 midnight on Thursday and Friday, 1 am on Saturday and 11 pm on Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, children under 12 are free.

For Wurstfest ticket or schedule information -

write to: Wurstfest Association, P.O. Box 310309, New Braunfels, Texas 78131         Contact us at (830)-625-9167.

Weihnachtsmarkt - Information coming soon.

NOVEMBER - GRUENE MARKET DAYS  Enjoy this wonderful event every 3RD weekend of each month March-November (December is held on the first weekend of the month). Come shop, eat, drink and be merry. Come enjoy crafts, jewelry, hand-made and home-made items. Here you'll find gifts with character, personality and love from the artist hand. Come visit Historic Gruene and New Braunfels and stay a little while.

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting & Santas Arrival - November - TBA.

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MONTH OF DECEMBER

DECEMBER - HOLIDAY WINE TRAIL
     Start your holiday festivities with a trip down the "Holiday Wine Trail". Visit Trail Wineries dressed for the season and filled with wines for gifts, parties and special dinners. With your registration confirmed and ticket in hand, you will collect a dated ornament, specially chosen, at each Trail Winery. Add each one to the grapevine wreath you receive with your ticket purchase and you will have fond memories for years to come. This Trail is held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the first two weekends of the month and sells out early every year.
LODGING FOR THIS EVENT-  NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS BED AND BREAKFAST

 

DECEMBER - GRUENE MARKET DAYS  Enjoy this wonderful event on the first weekend of December. Come shop, eat, drink and be merry. Come enjoy crafts, jewelry, hand-made and home-made items. Here you'll find gifts with character, personality and love from the artist hand. Come visit and shop in Historic Gruene and New Braunfels. 



NEW BRAUNFELS AREA LINKS:

New Braunfels Texas (Tx - Comal County) Live Music and Live Entertainment:
The live entertainment in New Braunfels Texas  and Historic Gruene Texas ranges from German music, country music, rock, jazz, classical, guitar, Spanish and western Texas swing. Music venues: the Brauntex, Gruene Hall, River Road Icehouse & Whitewater Ampitheater.

New Braunfels Texas Restaurants: An important element of any travel trip is the local restaurant. New Braunfels and Gruene offer a wide selection, so ask your innkeeper for suggestions. (** Margy and Darrell call this "research and development"). Local restaurants that we recommend include Clear Springs Catfish Restaurant, The Gristmill, Gruene River Grill, Huisache Grill, New Braunfels Smokehouse, and Myron's Steakhouse. 
Go to the Alpine Haus f
or authentic German cuisine, in a historic home and fine dining.

New Braunfels Texas Bars include the Bar at the Prince Solms Inn , the Kork Wine Bar, Gruene Hall and the River Road Icehouse. The Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus B&B is just 5-10 minutes from each of these wonderful New Braunfels Texas event venues, bars, & party locations. Ask the innkeepers for available taxi services.

Live Theaters in New Braunfels Texas

#1. Brauntex Theater - This wonderful historic building used to be the "Brauntex Movie Theatre". Come enjoy some local entertainment and music.
** Choose from Broadway shows, Comedy, Jazz, and more.


#2. CIRCLE ARTS THEATER Come visit and experience comedy, drama, and singing. Come during Wurstfest and experience a real melodrama where you can cheer the hero and boo the villan. Our new schedule is on the website.
Location 
is at 123 Elizabeth Street, New Braunfels, Texas 78130.
Tickets & Show Times:830-837-6172 Web:
http://www.circleartstheatre.org

HISTORIC KUEBLER WALDRIP HAUS BED AND BREAKFAST

1620 Hueco Springs Loop, New Braunfels, Texas 78132
Please call for RESERVATIONS (830) 625-8300 or Toll Free (800) 299-8372

A friendly innkeeper is always around the phone from 9 AM to 9 PM.



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