10 Things to Do in New Braunfels: April 2018 Edition

The town of New Braunfels offers the charming sensibilities of a rich cultural heritage, along with the amenities of a lively modern city! Leave the research to us: check out this list of the 10 best things to do in New Braunfels this April.

1. Hunt for Easter Eggs (& Enjoy Great Food)

Image courtesy of the Sylver Spoon Facebook Page

The Sylver Spoon Dinner Theater (along with theTexas Ski Ranch) is hosting an Easter egg hunt for the kids! The event will include brunch, a glass of wine for the adults, and a play in the theater. Eggs will be distributed throughout the Texas Ski Ranch facility. Enjoy the weather and have fun for the whole family the first weekend of April. Reservations can be made on the website!

When: Sunday, April 1, 11:00 AM

Where: Sylver Spoon Dinner Theater, 6700 N I-35

2. Go to the Casino

Have a date night this month! Go out for an evening of games, cocktails, and fun at the 2018 LNB Alumni Fundraiser. Each ticket gets 1,000 chips, with a special offer of 20K chips for $100. All proceeds benefit the Youth and Adult Leadership programs and scholarships, so gamble with a feeling of giving! Register for the event here.

When: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 PM

Where: The Allen Farmhaus, 2606 FM 758

3. Buy Local Art

The New Braunfels Art League is letting emotions burn brightly in a special show entitled, “Love That Red” on Sunday, April 1st. Over 200 pieces of art will be available for purchase, including jewelry, pottery, paintings, photographs, and more. This is the last weekend to catch this show before it wraps!

When: Sunday, April 1, 5:00 PM

Where: New Braunfels Art League, 239 W San Antonio St

4. See a Country Legend at Gruene Hall

Wynonna is coming to Gruene Hall to put on a show you cannot miss. Boasting a career that spans 34 years (and worldwide record sales well over 30 million) Wynonna has been dubbed by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline”. What’s better is that she will be performing on the iconic Gruene Hall stage - a performance you won’t forget. Grab your tickets here.

When: Friday, April 6, 8:00 PM

Where: Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd

5. Taste a New Beer

Image Courtesy of New Braunfels Brewing Company

The New Braunfels Brewing Company is having a very special brew day to celebrate two years of brewing their farmhouse Hefeweizen “Blondine”. They will be pouring a Blondine that they have been aging over the years (September 2016, March 2017, September 2017, and March 2018).

When: Friday, April 6, 4:00 PM

Where: New Braunfels Brewing Company, 180 W Mill St #100

6. Watch Steel Magnolias

The Circle Arts Theatre is putting on a performance of Steel Magnolias for several weeks in April. Six strong southern women meet in a Beauty Salon and discuss life, love, and loss. Through their daily lives, they encounter the range of human emotion and grow closer together. Tickets are available here.

When: April 6-22nd, Various Times

Where: Circle Arts Theatre, 124 Elizabeth St

7. Head to KidsFest

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New Braunfels KidsFest is an event-packed kid’s festival where families get to check out the Hill Country’s best resources, produces, and services for children. Expect performances from local children talent, plenty of activity stations, and an opportunity to make new friends! For more information, visit the website.

When: Saturday, April 7, 9:00 AM-5: 00 PM

Where: Comal County Fairgrounds, 701 Common St

8. Dance Along to Swing Bands

Image Courtesy of the SA Swing Dance Society

The San Antonio Swing Dance SocietyAustin Swing Syndicate, KRTU Jazz, and Krause’s Cafe have partnered for the Battle of the Swing Bands, a night full of music, dancing, and fun. As two bands go head to head, the winner is everyone who gets to dance along to the great music. Buy your tickets here!

When: Friday, April 13, 8:00 PM

Where: Seekatz Opera House, 265 W San Antonio St

9. Build a Boat from Scratch

Think you have an engineer’s mind? Use your smarts to get a little taste of summer by building a cardboard vessel to take down the City Tube Chute on the Comal River in Prince Solms Park. Hopefully, your boat will make it out the other end! Pre-registration is required.

When: Saturday, April 28, 10:00 AM

Where: Prince Solms Park, 100 Liebscher Dr

10. Eat Up at Crawfest

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One of New Braunfels’ favorite events is this month: Crawfest! Enjoy pounds of crawfish, rock music from Whiskey Myers, and the taste of all the great gumbo cooking up for the Battle of the Roux. Plenty of games, food, drinks, and fun are waiting for you at Crawfest this year. Want to stick around for a while? Consider camping out!

When: Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29

Where: Comal County Fairgrounds, 701 Common St