Holidays in Bandera

A favorite spot in Bandera

Planning to spend the holidays in the Texas Hill Country? Here are some of our favorite events:

  • Dickens on Main (Boerne, November 27th): horse-drawn carriages, live performances, holiday shopping, children’s activities and more!
  • Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade and Holiday Village of Sharing (Fredericksburg, December 3rd): See Fredericksburg’s historic Main Street awash in the glow of this illuminated holiday night parade. Bleacher seating is available for purchase; other seating is free. Enjoy wine and food along with free activities. Other events throughout the season may be found on the website as well.
  • Cowboy Capital Christmas & Shoppers’ Jubilee (events scheduled throughout December; see the website for the latest information): Caroling, shopping and a cowboy Santa Claus. It’s silver bells… Bandera-style!
  • Weihnachts Parade (Boerne, December 4th): Visit Boerne for a Lonestar Christmas parade.

Happy travels!

*Event information is accurate as of the time of this post. Please be sure to check the individual websites for the most up-to-date schedules and any other information. 


More Adventures in Bandera!

Landa Park, New Braunfels

There’s always so much to do in the Texas Hill Country! Here are a few ideas for your next adventure:

Outdoor adventures:

  • Helotes Hill Country Ziplines: Soar over the Texas Hill Country and enjoy breathtaking views! No experience needed; reservations required.
  • Alpine Tower and Zipline: Soar up to 60 feet in the air, and enjoy a gourmet burger afterwards!
  • Predator Paintball Park: Bring a group and choose between a large selection of playing courses.
  • Landa Park: Located in New Braunfels, this beautiful park offers many attractions, including swimming, paddle boats, a golf course, a miniature train and more!


  • Pipe Creek Pumpkin Patch: Visit during the weekends in October to enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, marshmallow toasting and more!
  • Love Creek Orchards: Visit the Apple Store Bakery & Cafe, then shop for pies, jellies and jams.


What new adventures have you discovered in the Hill Country?

Autumn in Bandera

Planning a trip this fall? There’s always fun to be had in the Texas Hill Country! Here are a few highlights:

Looking for more ideas for what to do in the Texas Hill Country? Stop by the front desk during your stay — our friendly staff is a wealth of information and would love to help you make the most of this special area.

Stay Cool in Bandera

Our Resort in Bandera

Looking for ways to cool off in the Texas Hill Country? Here are a few ideas:

  • The Medina River is a wonderful place for tubing and kayaking. Contact the Medina River Company in Bandera or Bandera City Park (also a great place for picnicking and swimming) for more information.
  • Prefer a water park? The Flying L Ranch Resort (right in Bandera) has a small but fun water park, as well as golf, horseback riding and other activities.
  • The Boerne City Lake Park offers a fishing pier, 9-hole frisbee golf, a butterfly garden, picnicking and more.
  • Or visit the Kerrville Olympic Pool, which charges only $1 for admission and has a kids’ pool and high dive boards.
  • The Louise Hayes Park in Kerrville also offers a cute splash area.

Or spend the afternoon at our very own resort pool… stay cool and happy travels!