10 Things to Do in New Braunfels: June 2018 Edition

What’s going on in New Braunfels, TX this month? Leave the research to us! Here’s a list of the 10 best events happening in and around New Braunfels in June 2018.

1. Go Two Stepping

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Two Tons of Steel is making Tuesday nights fun again with Two Ton Tuesday, a summer tradition of two-stepping, country music, and family fun at Gruene Hall. Grab a friend to come dancing, or make new ones on your own by strutting your stuff along with the beat of the iconic summer band, Two Tons of Steel.

When: Every Tuesday, (Doors at 7:30 PM, Show Starts at 8:30 PM)

Where: Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Rd

2. See a Painting Exhibit

The New Braunfels Art League is hosting a month-long exhibit, “The Wonders of Water” free to the public. Check out oil and acrylic, watercolor, drawing, pastels, and three-dimensional art by local artists who have contributed to the exhibition.

When: Monday - Saturday 10:00AM - 5:00 PM & Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 PM

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

3. See a Drive-In Movie

What is more nostalgic on a summer night that pulling into the drive-in to watch a double feature under the stars? Stars and Stripes Drive-In has some amazing double features lined up this month! From Jurassic World to The Incredibles, you’ll want to bring all your snacks and all your friends. Movie times are available here!

When: See showtimes here.

Where: Stars & Stripes Drive-in, 1178 Kroesche Ln

4. Hit the Waterpark!

The temperatures are soaring past 100 degrees, and everyone in New Braunfels knows what that means: Schlitterbahn is open and ready for to provide some summertime fun. Grab a season pass or day pass (depending on your schedule) and cool off at one of the world’s best water parks!

When: Park Hours Here

Where: Schlitterbahn, 381 E Austin St

5. Peruse Through Children’s Books

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Grab a bunch of quarters from under the couch (or maybe even in between the seats in the car!) and bring them to the New Braunfels Public Library on June 2nd. Children’s books will be for sale at a whopping $0.50 each! There is nothing better than a good summer read while the kids are out of school.

When: Saturday, June 2, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Where: New Braunfels Public Library, 700 E Common St

6. Head to a Music Festival

New Braunfels is hosting its very own hip festival this month at the Whitewater Amphitheater called “Illectric River”! Artists include Getter, Jai Wolf, Liquid Stranger, Party Favor, and many more. Grab your tickets here for the fest!

When: Saturday, June 2, 4:00 PM

Where: Whitewater Amphitheater, 11860 FM 306

7. Run and Swim Competitively

The Dos Rios Splash and Dash 5K is a race that will span two rivers and three parks and has runners jumping into tubes to head down the river chute. Register here for this fun summer fitness event (or if triathlons are more your speed, Texas Ski Ranch is hosting a triathlon on June 3rd).

When: Saturday, June 16, 8:00 AM

Where: Cypress Bend Park, Peace Ave

8. Play in a Golf Tournament

The Landa Park Golf Course is celebrating its 80th anniversary this summer with a dinner at the Villa at Gruene on Thursday, June 7, as well as a golf tournament on Friday, June 8. Registration ends on June 1! Keep up-to-date with the event information on their Facebook page.

When: Friday, June 8

Where: Landa Park Golf Course, 180 Golf Course Rd

9. Compete for Glory in a Beer Contest

If you live in New Braunfels, you have to know about Masskrugstemmen, the event where competitors hold a full stein of beer with their arm fully extended. Whoever lasts the longest wins! Each winner will move on to another round and will ultimately compete in New York City. The ultimate champion will win a trip to Germany!

When: June 16, June 23, 8:00 PM

Where: Krause’s Cafe, 148 S Castell Ave

10. Support Your Local Theatre (and See a Classic Fairy Tale!)

New Braunfels Performing Arts will be performing on a rendition of Beauty and the Beast this month at the Brauntex Theatre. Tickets. This classic performance is sure to be a hit! More information is available here!

When: June 22-23

Where: Brauntex Theatre, 290 W San Antonio St