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New Braunfels, Texas
390 S. Seguin
New Braunfels, TX 78131
830-625-2385
www.playinnewbraunfels.com
New Braunfels, Texas

Events in New Braunfels

With its beautiful rivers, waterpark, breweries, wineries, and first-rate attractions, New Braunfels is a true year-round destination. Throw in some of the top events in the Texas Hill Country and you’ve got even more reason to visit. Are you a craft beer fan? Mark your calendar for the Wurstfest Craft Beer Festival. How about a good old-fashioned crawfish boil and some zydeco music? Don’t miss the Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels. These are just a sampling of the annual events in New Braunfels. To get an idea of what’s going on in New Braunfels throughout the year, check out our calendar below. 


February

Guadalupe River Troutfest
There are few better places to go fishing in the Hill Country than the Guadalupe River, especially if you love fishing for trout. In fact, the Guadalupe River is known as one of the 100 best trout streams in the US. Experience it for yourself at Guadalupe River Troutfest, a three-day fly-fishing exposition featuring educational seminars, angling tips, and even an event just for the kids.
14130 River Road
New Braunfels, TX 78132


March

Wurstfest Craft Beer Festival
Do you enjoy the taste of a creamy stout or a hoppy IPA? If so, don’t miss Wurstfest, New Braunfels’ annual craft beer festival held in early March. There are more than 80 craft beers to sample, which can be paired with delicious eats from one of the many food trucks on site. Combine that with non-stop live music and you’ve got a must-visit event.
120 Landa Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130


April

Folkfest
Experience New Braunfels’ German heritage at FolkFest, held in mid-April at the New Braunfels Heritage Village. Throughout the event, you’ll see living history reenactments, pioneer craft demonstrations, and there will be free furniture museum tours, live music and German dance performances, and delicious food.
1370 Church Hill Drive
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels
Buckets of boiled crawfish and an endless amount of zydeco and country music; we must be talking about the Crawfish Festival of New Braunfels. This two-day Cajun tradition, held in late April, is paired with plenty of other things to see and do, such as the 5K Crawdaddy Dash and crawfish races.
701 Common Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130


May

Wein & Saengerfest
Texas wine and craft beer, a grape stomp, food seminars, and continuous live music make up this annual event in downtown New Braunfels. There’s also continuous live music throughout this one-day festival, which ends with a street dance in the town’s Main Plaza.
Downtown New Braunfels
New Braunfels, TX 78130


July

Fourth of July Parade & Patriotic Program
Fireworks, a patriotic parade, two days of live music, and other events comprise the Fourth of July celebrations in New Braunfels. These events take place in various locations in town. Check New Braunfels’ website for times and locations.
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Quiltfest
Marvel at the vibrant colors and intricate patterns of handmade quilts at the three-day Quiltfest, one of the largest quilting festivals in Central Texas. See some of the prettiest quilts in Texas and browse special exhibits and quilt-related vendors.
375 South Castell Avenue
New Braunfels, TX 78130


September

Comal County Fair & Parade
The Comal County Fair & Parade is an annual New Braunfels tradition that includes a PRCA rodeo, livestock show, barbecue cook-off, washer pitchin’ tournament, and more. Along with the events, there are carnival rides and all the tasty fair food you can handle.
701 Common Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130


October

Gruene Music & Wine Festival
For four days in early October, the Gruene Historic District is a showcase for some of the finest things in life: wine, beer, and live music. Each day of the festival differs from the others. One event includes tastings of wines from outside of Texas, while another features a set of more than 80 craft beers made right here in the Lone Star State. Tickets are available on the event’s website.
1601 Hunter Road
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Texas Clay Festival
See master potters and some of the top clay artists in Texas show off their craft at this one-of-a-kind annual festival that takes place in Historic Gruene. Watch artist demonstrations or buy a brand new decorative piece for your home.
1296 Gruene Road
New Braunfels, TX 78130


November

Wurstfest
Sip on a German beer, bite into a bratwurst, and practice your favorite phrases in Deutsch at Wurstfest, an annual 10-day celebration of New Braunfels’ old world culture. All the festivities take place on the Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park, and tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.
178 Landa Park Drive
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Weihnachtsmarkt
The Christmas Market is a German holiday tradition, so what better place to have such an event than New Braunfels? Shop for one-of-a-kind decorations, antiques, art, and food throughout the three-day event at the New Braunfels Civic Center.
424 South Castell Avenue
New Braunfels, TX 78130


December

Wassailfest
Colorful holiday lights, an abundance of holiday cheer, and a hot cup of wassail await you at Wassailfest, an annual tradition that can be traced back to medieval Germany. Explore the vendor stalls with your collector’s mug in hand, sample some food, and see the holiday displays at this family-friendly event. 
Downtown New Braunfels
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Gruene Christmas Market Days
Shop for a one-of-a-kind Christmas present, or simply enjoy the festive atmosphere, during Gruene Christmas Market Days. For two days in early December, peruse the wares being sold by arts and crafts vendors and take the kids for a photograph with Cowboy Cringle. Admission is free.
Gruene Historic District
Gruene, TX 78130

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New Braunfels, Texas
390 S. Seguin
New Braunfels, TX 78131
830-625-2385
www.playinnewbraunfels.com
New Braunfels, Texas

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