Events

Our guests often visit New Braunfels for one of the many local events that take place throughout the year. Because of the towns rich German history and small-town Texas charm, there are a wide variety of events and entertainment to enjoy. Local festivals fill the main plaza with amazing live music, great wine and beer, delicious food, handmade local goods, and of course - great people.

Among the most popular festivals is Wurstfest which takes place in November and celebrates german Wurst in a Ten Day Salute to Sausage. The Wein and Saengerfest brings out all who love beer and wine, and the Folkfest celebrate the family heritage and Texas history. The Comal County fair is the oldest and largest in Texas - you cannot miss it if you come in late September!

We value our community and believe in supporting our local businesses - and the local events that take place in Braunfels are a large part of bringing people together to celebrate that community. That is why we make it easy for our guests to plan their trips around these memorable festivities - so that you have the opportunity to truly experience New Braunfels and all that it has to offer!

Check out our beautiful vacation rentals in New Braunfels, each fitted with great amenities and located conveniently for our guests to enjoy nearby events! The list below offers more details of our local events - start planning today!

NB Kidsfest

NB Kidsfest

April 7, 2018

This Kidsfest is action-packed and kid-focused annual event. It is where families can come together and have a great time with their kids. It is the largest kid festival in New Braunfels. Bring your whole family to this festival!
Location: Comal County Fairgrounds, New Braunfels
Folkfest

Folkfest

April 14 & 15, 2018

Folkfest is a 19th-century family heritage festival, that is fun for all ages. You can come to this festival and learn about the Texas History that a lot of us do not even know about. Come see what this FolkFest is all about at the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture.
Location: Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture, New Braunfels
Crawfest

Crawfest

April 27 - 29, 2018

This event people look forward to year after year. It is a festival that you will not want to miss, there will be live music, A LOT of Crawfish to munch on, crawfish races, and $500 for 1st place washer tournament. Crawfest is a 3 day festival at the Comal County Fairgrounds you will want to be here for!
Location: Comal County Fairgrounds, New Braunfels
Wein & Saengerfest

Wein & Saengerfest

May 6, 2018

Along with wine and beer tasting, this event offers a host of entertainment and activities that include continuous live music, a grape stomp, artisan market, food seminars and activities for the kids - culminating with a street dance at Main Plaza! Admission to the event is FREE. Wine tasting is $15 for 5 tastings and a commemorative wine glass. Craft beer tasting is $15 for 4 tastings and a commemorative pint glass.
Location: Downtown New Braunfels
Gruene Wine & Music Fest

Gruene Wine & Music Fest

October 4 - 7, 2018

Held in October, this festival features Texas wine, Texas music, and Texas fun.
Location: Gruene Historic District, New Braunfels
Clay Fest

Clay Fest

October 27 & 28, 2018

Clay Fest features some of the best Texan artists working in clay today. Come watch demonstrations in potter`s wheel work and kiln firing. You can even learn some sculptural construction methods. But the best part is you`ll be able to buy the latest work directly from the artist. There is no excuse to miss this one, because admission is free.
Location: Gruene Historical District of New Braunfels
Wurstfest

Wurstfest

November 2 - 11, 2018

You can never have too much of a good thing. Come join the fun in New Braunfels this November as we start our Ten Day Salute to Sausage. We`ll throw some music, dancing, and plenty of fun too.
Location: Landa Park, New Braunfels
Comal County Fair

Comal County Fair

This is one of the oldest and largest county fairs in Texas . Held in late September, this fair includes not only livestock and produce competitions, but also a rodeo, carnival, entertainment, dancing, even a tractor pull. Everything you could want in a county fair. Come join the fun at the Comal County Fair Grounds located at 701 E. Common in New Braunfels.
Gruene Hall Concerts

Gruene Hall Concerts

Gruene Hall is Texas’ oldest continually operating and most famous dance hall. Famous artists including Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and George Strait have performed here along with many popular new artists. Going to watch live music here is a must when you`re visiting New Braunfels. Be sure to check the concert schedule for upcoming shows!
Location: New Braunfels