Peach season is underway in Fredericksburg, Texas! It is an exciting time for the whole town and we are so excited to welcome you after such a trying time last year. The 2021 season was delayed a few weeks due to Winter Storm Uri, but the cold, wet weather benefitted the crops. Our local growers are reporting one of the best seasons in several years! It is truly a fantastic time to journey to lovely Fredericksburg. You’ll be comfortably near all the town’s attractions and businesses when you stay at Inn on Barons Creek, a Fredericksburg hotel in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Let’s explore all the great reasons locals and tourists alike ap-peach-iate Fredericksburg peach season.
Sweet as a Peach 🍑
Fredericksburg peaches have been a beloved Texas staple for years. A normal peach season in the Fredericksburg area takes place between mid-May to mid-August—a wonderfully sweet time. Local orchards and roadside markets are currently offering over 20 varieties of peaches. To find more information on the location and hours of over ten roadside markets, visit TexasPeaches.com. The Fredericksburg Farmers Market also has an amazing selection of fresh peaches and other produce every week.
Our town’s love of peaches earned us the position as one of the ten small towns that are totally obsessed with fruit! Gillespie County, where Fredericksburg resides, is one of the largest peach-producing counties in Texas with over 600 acres of trees. Area restaurants offer seasonal dishes and recipes centered around Fredericksburg peach season, so it is a grand time for any foodie to visit.
5 Ways to Have a Peachy Time in Fredericksburg
- Visit a local orchard and let the whole family pick some juicy peaches. You can even google a few for a sweet afternoon treat!
- Try a seasonal dish from a Fredericksburg area restaurant, like the elevated hip bistro Vaudeville.
- Explore Das Peach Haus and tour the historic grounds, taste peach goods, and go to the orchard out back.
- Grab a cool peachy ice cream from the local creameries, such as Clear River Ice Cream and Bakery.
Stay at Inn on Barons Creek, where you’ll be a few blocks away from historic Fredericksburg Main Street. With over 80 guest suites and modern amenities, you’ll feel right at home in our classic inn. Book your stay online today—just in time for Fredericksburg peach season! 🍑