New Braunfels residents love that the town provides so much to see and do while still maintaining a distinct culture and small town feel. This month is no exception! No need to research: We've handpicked 15 of the best things to do in New Braunfels in June. Hopefully, this list will make planning a perfect Texas Hill Country weekend a little easier!
1. Go Bowling and Network
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If you’re a local merchant looking for a fun way to network your skills and business, look no further than the Merchants League Bowling Club! Get a little competitive while you meet new friends and potential colleagues at the lanes each Monday night and learn how to work with a team. Register here!
When: Every Monday in June, 6:45 PM
Where: Fiesta Bowling Lanes, 1202 Huisache Ave
2. Go Painting with Friends
Painting with a Twist has a great line up of painting events happening this June. Classes will have themes like Beauty and the Beast, Birds and Blooms, Bambi, Starry Night Over Gruene Hall, Texas Vintage, and more! Seats costs about $35, and you must register here before attending to ensure your spot in the studio.
When: Times Vary
Where: Painting with a Twist, 1551 N Walnut Ave, Suite 20
3. Take a Food Course
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The Comal County ESD is hosting the Food IQ Summer Cooking Camp this month at the Preston Memorial Library. Kids will get a chance to partake in fun cooking activities while learning about food science. They will also learn a few healthy, yummy recipes and gain basic cooking skills to feel more confident in the kitchen. Maybe they will be the ones cooking dinner from now on!
When: Thursday, June 8 - 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Where: Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 South Access Rd
4. Play Mixed Foursomes Golf
Head down to the Landa Park Golf Course on Thursday, June 8th for a 9-hole, 4-person team scramble! Two men and two women will compete on each team and play half the course in the evening. For $30 per player, you’ll get a cart, heavy appetizers, and two drink tickets. Register by June 5th by visiting the Landa Park Golf Course website.
When: Thursday, June 8 - 6:00 PM
Where: Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs, 180 Golf Course Rd
5. Participate in a Domino Tournament
Grab a friend and head over to the Big Red Barn for a day full of the domino game “42”! Compete all day for just $40 per team, then enjoy a BBQ chicken lunch on-site for just $10. Smack those tiles down and show them what you’re made of!
When: Saturday, June 10 - 7:00 AM
Where: Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center, 390 Cordova Rd
6. Go to the Farmers Market
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The Farmers Market is the best place to go for fresh produce every weekend, and we must insist you pop over to see what it’s all about. Every Saturday, over 75 vendors will set up and sell goodies that you can bring home to make fantastic meals.
When: Every Saturday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Where: Farmers Market, 186 S Castell Ave
7. Get Lucky at Casino Night
Saturday, June 24th at the McKenna Events Center, a Casino Night Fundraiser will benefit the Lennon-Aid Foundation. Las Vegas will temporarily be in New Braunfels that evening, with slot machines, craps tables, blackjack tables, and more. Enjoy yummy food and play to win trips to Vegas, Cancun, and more!
When: Saturday, June 24 - 6:00 PM
Where: McKenna Events Center, 801 W San Antonio St
8. Compete in a Run and Swim Event
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The sixth annual Dos Rios Splash and Dash 5K event is going on this month to benefit the New Braunfels Parks Foundation. Tailor this event to your adventure level by either running the 5K or adding the challenge of tubing through the chute. In the heat of summer, this is a great way to stay fit and cool off at the same time! Register here.
When: Saturday, June 17 - 6:30 AM
Where: Cypress Bend Park, 503 Peace Ave
9. Watch Shrek the Musical
Shrek the Musical is coming to the Brauntex Theatre this summer. Based on the popular films, Shrek is a fairy-tale story about an unlikely hero who rises to his potential with the help of a talking donkey and a heart full of love. Tickets are available here, so don’t miss out on this family fun adventure!
When: June 8-11
Where: Brauntex Theatre, 290 W San Antonio St
10. Get Wet n Wild at Schlitterbahn
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The time is finally here! During the summer months, Schlitterbahn officially opens the doors, meaning families will be coming from all over to cool off at the state’s most popular waterpark. Go to the website to get your tickets early!
Where: Schlitterbahn, 400 N Liberty Ave
11. Float and Rock
River Road Ice House and Mountain Breeze Campground are teaming up for Tubes and Tunes, a weekend of live music and floating the river. The lineup features Mike and the Moonrise, Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe, The Detentions, and more!
When: June 2-3, 7:00 PM
Where: River Road Ice House, 1791 Hueco Springs Loop Rd
12. Dance the Night Away
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Two Tons of Steel is coming back to Gruene Hall for their famous Two Tons Tuesday nights. No need to bring a date: because the whole town comes out for these nights, and you’ll be sure to dance with a few strangers throughout the evening. Pay the $5 cover at the door and walk into the most memorable night of dancing you’ve had in years!
When: Tuesdays in June, 7:30 PM
Where: Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd
13. Go to Summer Camp
Get the kids excited to go to summer camp...all without leaving town! Camp Minnehaha is a summer camp program in New Braunfels with tons of activities. Arts and crafts, sports, nature and science, theater, cooking projects, and more will keep the kids busy. Register here for a spot this summer!
Where: Landa Recreation Center
14. Learn How to Babysit
Earn your American Red Cross Babysitter, CPR, and First Aid certifications this summer so you can start making money babysitting. Teens ages 11-15 are welcome to participate in classes that teach how to care for babies and younger children, manage behavior problems, and make babysitting a business. Register here for a session!
When: June 19-23, 8:00AM-1:00PM
Where: Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 350 Aquatic Circle
15. Join an Adult Sports League
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This summer, the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department are hosting several adult sports leagues, including flag football, sand volleyball, and softball. Grab a bunch of friends, make a team, and compete against other teams throughout the summer. Register here for each league!
Where: Landa Park