THINGS TO DO IN NEW BRAUNFELS – NOVEMBER 2021
NOVEMBER 5-14, 2021 | WURSTFEST
New Braunfels’ Wurstfest is a world-famous celebration rich in German culture. Enjoy live music, German food, dancing, carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. Join us for the best ten days in sausage history! Visit TexasMonthly.com for more information.
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NOVEMBER 6, 2021 | NEW BRAUNFELS’ VETERAN’S DAY PARADE
On Nov. 6, military associations will parade through Main Plaza starting at 8:30 AM. The parade will march to Chase Bank, then to the Comal River crossing the East San Antonio bridge then heading towards Prince Solms Park. Visit Herald-Zeitung.com for more information
NOVEMBER 14, 2021 | WOODSTOCK ENCORE
The “Tribute to Woodstock” sold out at the Brauntex Theatre in August and quite a few hippies were not able to see the show. So back by popular demand, WOODSTOCK Encore will be rockin’ the Watering Hole Saloon this November. Bust out your bell bottom jeans, tie-dye shirts and groovy headbands as top local musicians honor the most iconic music festival in history! 21+ Only. Visit The Watering Hole Saloon for more information.
The Watering Hole Saloon wants to add a bit of fun to the day…
BEST DRESSED HIPPEES can win WHS Bar Tabs…
$100 for Couple $50 for Chick $50 for Dude
NOVEMBER 16-18, 2021 | FESTIVAL OF TREES
It’s almost time for New Braunfels’ 6th Annual Festival of Trees. The family-friendly charity event is the perfect way to kick off the 2021 Christmas season. Festival goers will enjoy walking through a winter wonderland and taking pictures with Santa. More than 30 fully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths will be available to purchase through a silent auction. Proceeds go to support Meals on Wheels and Senior programs through Comal County Senior Center.
NOVEMBER 19, 2021 | DOWNTOWN TREE LIGHTING
The City of New Braunfels invites everyone to ring in the holiday season on Friday, November 19th with the arrival of Santa Claus. Spend the evening beneath a hundred thousand twinkling lights in historic downtown New Braunfels. The dazzling display of low energy and sustainable LED lights stretches through downtown and will remain lit for the holiday season.
The community is invited to join in the ceremony and countdown to the illumination, where the Mayor will “flip the switch” to officially light downtown and Santa will arrive on a vintage fire truck. The evening will kick off at 6:00 PM. with music provided by the Comal Community Band. Holiday treats and pictures with Santa on the bandstand will be available for purchase from the New Braunfels Downtown Association. Picture with Santa will be $10.00, cash only. Visit NBTexas.org for more information.
NOVEMBER 19-21, 2021 | WEIHNACHTSMARKT
Pronounced VY-NOKS-MARKT, this New Braunfels tradition offers the charm of open-air Christmas markets of Germany, except indoors. Enjoy Gemutlichkeit and fun at this three-day market supporting history education and preservation through the Sophienburg Museum and Archives. Shop over 60 merchants and artisans with unique German collectibles and ornaments, holiday decorations, apparel, jewelry and gifts. Free Parking. Visit Sophienburg.com for more information.
NOVEMBER 20, 21, 26, 28 | PHOTOS WITH COWBOY KRINGLE
Create a lasting Christmas memory with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene Historic District’s own brand of Santa! New and exciting photo options will be available to encourage social distancing. Masks will be required upon arrival but may be removed for photos. Spots fill up quickly, so reserve a spot in advance for photo packages, Christmas cards and other special-order items. Visit CowboyKringle.com for more information and to reserve your time slot.