It’s almost here: the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo! This huge event was established in 1949 and draws over 2 million visitors each year. Between February 8th and 25th, you can enjoy rodeos, horse and livestock shows, live music, a carnival, a petting zoo, a craft beer tap room and many other events. Find all the information and buy your tickets here!
There’s no shortage of great spots to eat around Bandera! Here are a few more to consider during your next visit:
Hill Country Cafe (Kerrville): A Texas favorite since 1942! The cafe serves breakfast and lunch, and is known for its chicken fried steak and burgers.
Hermann Sons Steakhouse (Hondo): Indoor and outdoor dining, a full bar, outdoor entertainment and boutique shopping! This popular steakhouse has been family-owned since 1946 (for 3 generations). The Texas t-bone and homemade peach cobbler are favorites!
El Restaurante Azteca (Hondo): Another restaurant with a long history, El Restaurante Azteca was established in 1932 and offers both traditional Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes.
Fredericksburg Pie Company (Fredericksburg): Come early for the freshly made pies (once they sell out, they close for the day!), then explore handmade quilts, vintage books and other treasures.
What are you favorite restaurants to visit when you’re in Bandera?
It’s almost time for the Daytona 500! If you’ll be visiting us during the next month or two, check out these events:
Rolex 24 at the Daytona International Speedway (January 27th-28th): This endurance sports car classic has attracted racing legends since 1962. From sunrise to sunset to sunrise again, this twice-around-the-clock marathon is intense!
Historic North Turn Legends Beach Parade (February 10th): This free event is held in honor of Daytona’s historic beach racing days. Vintage race cars from 1948-1958 will parade down the beach beginning at 10:30 a.m.
And the big one… Daytona 500! (February 18th): This year, the Daytona 500 celebrates its 60th running! This event usually sells out, so make your plans now.
Another popular choice? Hanging at our beachside pool while grilling on the BBQs and then catching some shade under our beautiful tiki huts… enjoy!