Five Things to Do in New Braunfels (and Seguin!) This Weekend October 7-9

New Braunfels residents love that the town provides so much to see and do while still maintaining a great culture and small town feel. This weekend is no exception; there are a variety of different “things” happening in and around town. No need to research, four of the best fun things to do in New Braunfels (and one in Seguin!) this weekend are described below. Hopefully, this list will make planning a perfect Texas Hill Country weekend a little easier!

See Fall into Art As it Continues

Keep the culture rolling in New Braunfels at the Fall into Art festival that is going on this entire month. This weekend the FotoFiesta Juried Exhibit is at the Civic Center, the Circle Arts Theater is showing the “God of Carnage” and “Night Comes Early” plays at the Bulverde, and on Sunday, the River City Writers are having a Literary Reading at Vista Village. Art has been flourishing in the culture of the town of New Braunfels and has allowed its citizens to be more personal with the people they share the city with. By putting on this festival, the McKenna Foundation wants to see the New Braunfels community flourish in art by creating funding through grants for artists.

When: times vary (multiple events)

Where: venues TBA

Have Fun at Gruene Music and Wine Fest

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Gruene Music and Wine Fest is back and is ready to kick off the fun. Celebrating the two best things to come in and out of Gruene: great music and tasty wine. The festival is a fun way for locals and tourists alike to have some good fun while raising funds for the United Way of Comal County. It’s a night to let loose for a cause! Gruene Rd, where the wine flows like beer (did we do that right?), is also home to the Historic Gruene Hall which will feature Jack Ingram, Charlie Robison & Bruce Robison, The Marshall Tucker Band, Stoney LaRue, the Dirty River Boys, and much more! On Sunday there is a specialty beer tasting at the Grapevine Grounds. Don’t miss out! We're getting our tickets now!

When: All Weekend

Where: Gruene Rd

Go for a Canyon Lake Getaway

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Have a little time away at Canyon Lake during the Cruisin’ Canyon Lake Getaway Weekend. All throughout the weekend check out some local vendors at the indoor marketplace and bask in the beauty of the wildlife and landscape of the area. Canyon Lake is full of fun things to do, and at this set up there will be dancing, yacht cruising, kayaking, a tour of the gorge, Zumba (for you exercise nuts), paddle boarding, nature hiking, card making, gold, cigar appreciation, and so much more! Check out the website for more information and see Canyon Lake for all its beauty!

When: all weekend

Where: Canyon Lake, 1000 FM 2673

Grab a Drink at NB Brewing Beer Release

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New Braunfels Brewing Company is having a beer release at the brewery this Saturday. The “Willie Abides” is on draft only at this party, which is their Erdeweiss dunked infused with Meyers Dark Rum soaked pecan chips. This is the perfect fall beer for anyone who enjoys a good drink and wants to ring in the new season. Also, you can probably still catch their Das Lokal Batch Release (TX red wine barrel aged farmhouse hefeweizen) that they released this Thursday. Check out all the selections they have on the brewery website.

When: Saturday, 1:00PM-7:00 PM

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

Check Out the Guadalupe County Fair in Seguin

This weekend in Seguin, the Guadalupe County Fair is in town. Complete with fun rides and games for kids and adults alike, this is a guaranteed event for good weekend fun. Attractions and events include the baby barnyard, kids corral, senior bingo, wine garden, a food challenge, and of course, the PRCA rodeo! Plus, the BBQ cook-off, hot dog eating contest, and pumpkin decorating are going on throughout the duration of the fair. The Guadalupe County Fair is an all weekend event and opens every day by 11:00 am, but there is a parade Friday morning at 10:00 am, so make sure to get there early!

When: All Weekend

Where: Seguin Events Complex, 950 S Austin, Seguin, TX 78155