Tucked away amidst the quaint German community is one of the most bustling wine industries in the country. Fredericksburg TX home to more than 20 wineries and numerous tasting rooms, Fredericksburg and Gillespie County are becoming the new hotbed for oenophiles. Like our wildflowers, award-winning wineries have taken root along Highway 290 offering wine tours, tastings and events galore. Sit back. Relax. And raise a glass to Hill Country wine.
For a relatively small town, it’s easy for you and your family to get lost in Fredericksburg TX. In the serene beauty of the Texas Hill Country. In the rich German history. The countless unique and sophisticated shops. Numerous award-winning wineries and gourmet eateries. And our festivals, live music and outstanding theater productions. No trip through Texas is complete without a taste of our German heritage and Texan hospitality. So come. Get lost together. And find yourselves again. In the Hill Country magic of Fredericksburg.
Gt ready to shop! Because tucked away are over 150 shops, galleries and boutiques here in Fredericksburg, you’ll find creations by a variety of local artists. Women’s fashion ranging from vintage and hand-sewn to upscale contemporary. A staggering collection of home décor. Antiques, Western wear, antiquarian and Texana books. Gourmet food. Several shops selling award-winning wine from local wineries.
The spring wildflowers are absolutely intoxicating. The summer peaches are mouth watering. The fall festivals are never-ending, and the holidays bring a month-long Frohe Weihnachten you’ll never forget, complete with picturesque lighted Main Street, 26-foot tall German Christmas Pyramid and real ice skating rink! Needless to say, no matter what time of year visitors arrive, they all leave with the same thing — unforgettable memories.