During the Fest on Octoer 28, 2018, you will find a variety of Texas entertainment, food, wine and fun on the Marktplatz in Downtown Freericksburg, Texas. The following information is provided to help answer some of your questions.
General Admission is $25 for adults and includes a souvenir wine glass, six tickets for wine tastings (can be used in a variety of ways, such as for three two ounce samples tastings, or for one glass of wine), music, auction, and Gargantuan Great Grape Toss.
Minors under 21 are $5 each.
Admission is for the entire day. If you wish to leave the grounds and return later that same day, please be sure to have your hand stamped at the gate.
General Admission Hours
Gates open at noon on Saturday and the fest ends at 7:00 pm.
Marktplatz (Market Square)
Located at 100 block of West Main Street. Click here for a map of downtown Fredericksburg, showing the Marktplatz. (This map is not to scale, only to be used as a general refernece source.)
Fredericksburg is approximately 70 - 75 miles northwest of San Antonio and southwest of Austin. Click here for driving directions.
Food & Drink
Food and drink are sold on the grounds. Visitors are prohibited from bringing ice chests, beer, liquor, or wine onto the festival grounds or from leaving with open wine or beer.
The Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest continues rain or shine, and no rain dates are scheduled.
Parking is available all around Marktplatz.
Pets & Service Animals
No pets are allowed on the grounds unless that are aides to the impaired. We appreciate your understanding. If you have already arrived in Fredericksburg with your animals, here are some companies listed in the Yellow Pages offering boarding. You can call to inquire about your needs: Paws and Claws 830-990-1095, Pet Nannies 830-990-8866, Pedernales Veterinary Center 830-997-9946, and Fredericksburg Veterinary Hospital 830-997-4308.
An Automatic Teller Machine is located on the grounds, as well as at several nearby businesses and banks.
Can be obtained by calling the Fest Office at 830-997-8515.
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