Christmas in Fredericksburg, TX

Bringing your family to Fredericksburg, TX but unsure of what to do and where to visit? Here are fun things to do in town during the holiday season gathered from first-hand experienced locals and tourists.

Christmas in Fredericksburg, TX

1. Festival of Lights in Downtown

Enjoy the holiday season downtown and see the beautifully decorated Christmas tree, lights, and enjoy a 10-minute audio presentation featuring the story of the town’s German heritage. See the guide here.


2. Ice skating Rink at Market Platz

Since its opening in 2008, it has been an integral part of Fredericksburg’s Christmas celebration. Your kids will definitely enjoy ice skating in Texas! Address: 310 Smokehouse Road Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 Phone: 830-997-6597


3. Fredericksburg Theater Company

Be sure to watch SCROOGE The Musical when you’re in town from December 10-19. Address: 1668 S U.S. Hwy 87 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: 888-669-7114


4. Hill Country Escape Game

Work together as a team to escape from a locked room. Test your wits and skills with your kids. You’ll definitely enjoy these games. Address: 162 Boos Lane Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Phone: 830-542-4094


5. Enchanted Rock

For outdoor fun, make reservations to hike at Enchanted Rock. See beautiful sceneries, enjoy a good hike, and immerse yourself in nature.


6. Backwoods BBQ

For a restaurant suggestion, taste one of the Hill Country's BBQ pride at Backwoods BBQ. Call and tell them ahead that you have a large group. They might offer a separate room for y’all! Address: 320 FM 2093 Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 Phone: +1 830-992-3262


7. Lights Spectacular in Johnson City

Drive 30-min away from town and you’ll arrive in Johnson City. Witness one of the most spectacular holiday Christmas lights in the state. NASA reported seeing these infamous lights from the International Space Station. Go see it for free and take Instagrammable photos!


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