Texans Don’t Stop the Party For Rain! Fredericksburg Events

It may be raining but none of the parties seem to be slowing down! In addition to the giant Rodeo and Memorial Day fest going on in Bandera this weekend, Fredericksburg seems to have a few tricks up her sleeve.

Today kicks off the Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival

May 24 2013 to May 26 2013

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!  Louisiana-styled music and food sponsored by the Fredericksburg Jaycees.  Crawfish, jambalaya, boudin plus red beans and rice, and of course, some Texas favorites, too.  Great Cajun and Country/Western music all day every day featuring Jake Hooker and The Outsiders on Friday night and The Bart Crow Band on Saturday night.  Gumbo cookoff – vote for your favorite team!  Washer pitching on Saturday, arts and crafts, fun children’s area and more!  At Marktplatz.  In addition to the amazing amount of food to be eaten there are some great bands to see, including Jake Hooker and the Outhsiders Friday night and Bart Crow Band Saturday. Visit the website for the complete music lineup and schedule of activities. http://secure.lenos.com/lenos/signal/CrawfishFestival/home.htm

Friday 6 pm to midnight; Sat 11 am to midnight; Sun 11 am to 5 pm.  $7 adults; under 12 $1.

Address: 100 block of W. Main         Phone: (830) 433-5225

USO Style Hangar Dance: Saturday May 25, 2013

Help support the USO in Fort Hood by spending your weekend dancing to 1940′s big band sounds.  Swing dance lessons and costume contest, too!  At the Pacific Showroom at the Hangar Hotel.  Music by Bill Smallwood and the Lonestar Swing Orchestra.The party starts at 8pm and tickets are $30 per person

Address: 155 Airport Road   Phone: (830) 997-9990 Website: http://www.hangarhotel.com/

Luckenbach Birthday Bash & Memorial Weekend Celebration Saturday, May 25, 2013

Happy Birthday Luckenbach!   Bring a chair, bring your dogs, bring your family.  Come celebrate with Luckenbach!  Clay McClinton provides the Rockin’ blues entertainment for the afternoon, NO COVER! There will be cupcakes and cold beer.

Address: 412 LuckenbachTownLoop
Phone: (830) 997-3224

Memorial Day Observance at the NationalMuseum of the Pacific War Monday, May 27, 2013

Take your day off to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Patriotic music, presentation of colors, rifle salute and a guest keynote speaker will be a part of the ceremony.  More details coming soon to the website.

Address: 340 E. Main
Phone: (830) 997-8600


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