10 Fun Things to Do in New Braunfels: January 2019 Edition

What’s happening in #NBTX? Here are 10 fun things to do in New Braunfels in January.

These days, it seems like everybody loves New Braunfels, TX. From its utterly charming take on German culture to its beloved cypress-lined waterways, this little Hill Country town is about as idyllic as it gets.

So, whether you’re headed to New Braunfels for the day or you’re a local looking to spice up your calendar, leave the research to us: here are 10 of the best things to do in New Braunfels this January!

Image Courtesy of Swing Junction’s Official Facebook Page

1. Take Swing Dancing Lessons

This year, strike a resolution off your list right away and sign up for swing dance lessons! On Tuesdays (starting January 8th), take a beginner swing class at Swing Junction to learn the ropes. Swing dancing may look intimidating, but once you learn a few moves it can be really fun!

When: Begins January 8th

Where: Swing Junction, 410 W Coll St

2. See a Fleetwood Mac Cover Band

If you’ve always wanted to see Fleetwood Mac but never had the time or money, Nightbird (a Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks tribute band) is taking this stage for a night of fun at River Road Ice House. Find tickets here!

When: January 5th, 9:00 PM

Where: River Road Ice House, 1791 Hueco Springs Loop Rd

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3. Shop at An Antique Show

The New Braunfels Civic Center is playing host to the  New Braunfels Antique Show & Sale on the second weekend of January! Dealers from over 19 states (and even one from France!) will be there to show you the nostalgic treasures they've collected. 

When: January 11-13, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S Castell Ave

4. Learn About the Headwaters

Perhaps a resolution of yours this year is to learn more about the town in which you reside. Take note that the Headwaters at the Comal are touring the 1930s-era water utility buildings and their historical use this month. Once a month, enjoy the opportunity to dig a little deeper into the archaeology of our region by people who know their stuff.

When: January 12, 10:00 AM

Where: Headwaters at the Comal, 333 E Klingemann St

Image Courtesy of theNew Braunfels Farmers Market

5. Visit the New Braunfels Farmers Market

Take a weekend this month to check out the New Braunfels Farmers Market. Products from local farmers and other artisans will be on display and for purchase throughout the morning, and local entertainment will be a treat to your ears as you peruse the goodies.

When: Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Where: Farmer’s Market, 186 S Castell Ave

6. See The Oak Ridge Boys perform

The Oak Ridge Boys (a country and gospel quartet) are coming back to the Brauntex once again, and they're bringing their lush four-part harmonies and upbeat music with them. They have churned out dozens of country hits over the four decades of their musical careers and are surely a must see when they come to town. Grab your tickets here before they are gone.

When: January 18th, 8:00 PM

Where: Brauntex Theatre, 290 W San Antonio St

Image Courtesy of the Krause ’s Cafe Official Facebook Page

7. Watch the Dachshund Races

The pups are running again this month at the Dachshund Races at Krause’s Cafe! This favorite local event will take place on January 20th. Take a long Sunday afternoon to eat and drink at Krause’s with friends before the dogs get ready to race outside. 

When: January 20th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Where: Krause’s Cafe, 148 S Castell Ave

8. Say "Cheers" to the Arts

The 39th Annual Dinner with the Arts is happening at the New Braunfels Civic Center to commemorate an incredible year in artistry in our community. Enjoy a night of wine, an elegant buffet dinner, awards, and a show. Tickets are available here for those belonging to member organizations! 

When: January 27th, 5:00 PM

Where: New Braunfels Civic Center, 375 S Castell Ave

Image Courtesy of Reneau Farms Facebook Page

9. Find Ideas at a Wedding Show

Register here for the Reneau Farms wedding show happening this month in New Braunfels. If you are a married couple to be, this is a great chance to interact with 50 of the best Hill Country vendors around. The event also has door prizes, brunch, cocktails, a fashion show, hair and makeup demos, and so much more. This event is free! All you have to do is register.

When: January 27th, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Where: Reneau Farms, 1850 Schwarzlose Rd

10. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

At 10:00 AM at Prince Solms Park, gather with the community to commemorate and celebrate the work of Martin Luther King Jr. The event will include a re-enactment of a Dr. King speech, a gospel choir, and a march. This march is a great event for kids to learn about our civic heroes!

When: January 21, 10:00 AM

Where: Prince Solms Park at S Liberty and San Antonio St