Fredericksburg comes alive in the winter with small town charm abounding, especially during the holidays. Make your holiday season brighter with a winter getaway and enjoy all the top things to do in Fredericksburg TX!

Join the Festivities along Wine Road 290

Along a 45-mile stretch of Wine Road 290 lies a wine connoisseur’s dream. Nineteen wineries extending from the west of Fredericksburg, through downtown, and continuing on to the east provide beautiful views of rolling vineyards and endless wine tasting opportunities. While each winery is independent, this group works together to provide the ultimate wine tasting experience. The location of these wineries along a single road make a self-led tour and tasting experience easy and enjoyable, and the cooler winter weather means you can linger in the picturesque vineyards without the stifling heat. If you’re headed to Fredericksburg in the winter surrounding the holidays, many wineries offer special events to participate in, such as Paint & Sip parties with a holiday theme. Be sure to check out their website to learn more about these wineries and see what exciting events will be happening during your winter visit!

Ice Skate is One of the Best Things to Do In Fredericksburg TX

Head to Eisbahn (ice rink in German) located in Marktplatz, Fredericksburg’s picturesque town square anytime between the Friday after Thanksgiving through New Year’s weekend to enjoy some fun on the ice. This volunteer-run ice rink comes alive with children and adults alike skating along to upbeat seasonal and Christmas music, and is among one of the top things to do in Fredericksburg TX. With the town lights twinkling and the ice underfoot, this is a magical place to usher in winter. View their updated hours here.

Experience a German Christmas

Named in Country Living’s Best Small Towns for Christmas, Fredericksburg is a festive destination surrounding the holidays. Settled by German immigrants, its heritage is on display throughout many of its festivities. Experience an authentic Christkindlesmarkt, as well as holiday events such as tree lightings, parades, choir events, and performances. Small town charm abounds during a Fredericksburg Christmas, with shops decorated and lights lining the streets.

Book Your Winter Escape

At Absolute Charm, we have a variety of accommodations available for your winter journey to Fredericksburg. Amenities such as cozy fireplaces, outdoor fire pits, hot tubs, and whirlpool baths are perfect for warming up on chilly winter evenings in Fredericksburg and the surrounding Hill Country. Choose one of our downtown rentals to be close to all of the holiday decorations and festivities, or enjoy a quiet retreat in the serene countryside just a short drive from town. From one bedroom to large estates perfect for groups, there will be plenty of space for your family or group to enjoy their winter stay. Give us a call today to book your rental and to learn more about the best things to do in Fredericksburg TX!