With so many adventurous things to do in central Texas during the fall, this is one of the best times to book your stay at the Inn on Barons Creek hotel in Fredericksburg, TX. We offer exceptional on-site amenities and customer service at our hotel to ensure guests have the best vacation possible. The hotel is conveniently located just a short walk from downtown Fredericksburg, TX, and a short drive from all the Texas fall festivals and activities on this list.
Top 10 Fall Activities & Festivals in Fredericksburg, Texas
- 42nd Oktoberfest: Join in on the fun at one of the most popular fall festivals in Texas. With live music, German cuisine, a waltz and yodel contest and more – you don’t want to miss this treasured event! Read our tips beforehand as well on how to best enjoy Oktoberfest.
- Texas Mesquite Arts Festival: Take a gander at the exquisite woodwork from some of the world’s finest mesquite artisans at this Fredericksburg, TX fall festival. The items range from large furniture to small delicate gifts like Christmas ornaments.
- Knights Of Columbus Bestfest: Come here to feast on all-you-can-eat sausage and dance to polka and country music. The proceeds benefit the charitable giving from the Knights of Columbus Council 9765.
- Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest: Fredericksburg is well known for its wine and culinary excellence which is why this is one of the must-see fall festivals in Texas. Come to this event to explore the creations from Texas gourmet chefs, Texas wineries, and Texas-made specialty partners.
- Enchanted Rock State Natural Area: The beauty from the massive pink granite dome called Enchanted Rock truly shines in the fall aesthetic. Come and explore the caves, hiking trails, and rock climbing adventures near the Enchanted Rock while surrounded by the best fall colors in Texas.
- Vogel Orchards: Best known for their amazing peaches, they also have a lot of fun fall festivities. Come here to pick your own pumpkin, go on a hayride, and try some delicious fall treats.
- Wildseed Farms: Explore the several walking trails of gorgeous wildflowers and butterfly gardens. In the fall they often have pumpkins for sale as well.
- 13th Floor Haunted House: For all you horror lovers, this world-famous haunted attraction is just a one-hour drive from Fredericksburg.
- Fredericksburg Bat & Halloween Festival: This fall festival is usually held the last weekend of October and features a pumpkin patch, kids costume contest, hayrides, and of course, bats!
- Lone Star Gourd Festival: Put your gourd decorating skills to the test when you sign up for this gourd art competition and festival during your fall vacation in Fredericksburg, TX. Just make sure that if you want to compete you sign up by September 15.