Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season here in Fredericksburg, TX and you’ll want to spend your long weekend at the Inn on Baron’s Creek for some holiday cheer the whole family can enjoy.

Turkey Trot in Fredericksburg, TX

Turkey Trots are marathons held in anticipation of the upcoming Thanksgiving Day feast. Running and health enthusiasts alike run these “trots” to burn off all the calories they will consume during the big meal. Like most turkey trots this one benefits local charities; however, first prize winner still gets to take home a prize, a frozen turkey home for his or her family’s Thanksgiving feast. This year the Fredericksburg, TX, turkey trot will feature a one-mile Fun Run, a 5K or 10K race that benefits the MOM Center. The race starts and ends at the Fredericksburg Elementary School. Registration prices include a t-shirt, and you can pre-register online.

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

While you’re in town this weekend, you’ll want to enjoy family-friendly activities which is why we invite you to come and get in the Christmas spirit at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm in the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site. Your whole family will have fun decorating cookies as and learning about old German Christmas traditions. Participate in other German Holiday traditions such as candle making, wreath making demonstrations, and await the arrival of St. Nicholas. As you await the arrival of St. Nicholas take part in German Holiday traditions, such as making edible ornaments, wreath and candle making, along with other holiday traditional activities.  Don’t forget your camera to capture some family holiday photos! This free event will happen on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, from 10 am to 3 pm, so make sure you get over there for some quality holiday memories in Fredericksburg, TX.

Christmas Market Preview Party

As you Sip, Savor and Shop at the Christmas Market Preview Party, make plans to experience the annual Home Tour & Market in Fredericksburg, TX. At this preview party, you’ll get a sneak peek of the merchandise offered at the upcoming Christmas Market and annual Holiday Home Tour.  So, come out to the Gillespie County Historical Society Sanctuary from 6 to 9 pm. After you’ve seen the preview, you’ll want to make sure to come back to Fredericksburg, TX for the Christmas Market and Holiday Home Tour. So you can take part in the self-guided tour showcasing fabulous homes decorated in their holiday finest.

You won’t want to miss spending Thanksgiving in Fredericksburg, TX to start off your Holiday season in joyful spirits. Book your Holiday stay at our Inn on Baron’s Creek today to spend some cheerful family time.