The heart of Texas Wine Country

Welcome to Fredericksburg

A Texas Wine Country paradise with plenty to offer
Fredericksburg, Texas, is a city known for its wineries. The Pioneer Museum exhibits Fredericksburg's German heritage. This museum features artifacts, homesteads, and other settlers' items. Marktplatz, where the Vereins Kirche is located, is a replica of a 19th-century German cathedral that once stood in this area. The National Museum of the Pacific War houses extensive WWII exhibits. 
Fredericksburg is the heart of Texas Wine Country. It is home to more than 100 wineries than vineyards in Texas Hill. Fredericksburg's Gillespie County contains more than 50 wineries. There are many more within an hour. Texas Wine Country is home to award-winning wines, which have received honors worldwide. Fredericksburg was founded by the original settlers who used native mustang grapes to make wine.

What to Love

  • Sprawling, scenic views
  • Ideal location
  • Peaceful and calm
  • Home to fantastic wineries

Local Lifestyle

Homes in Fredericksburg tend toward more rural, often set upon scenic acres of land. Fredericksburg has many bars, restaurants, as well as parks, and the public school system is highly rated. Fredericksburg is a lovely, peaceful town, perfect for any family, whether retired or looking to build a home for their children.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Texas BBQ has a long history, and Fredericksburg is home to some of Texas's best places to enjoy it. Restaurants in the area offer a variety of favorites, including slow-smoked beef briskets, sausages, and ribs, as well as chicken, turkey, chicken, and other delicious dishes.
Fredericksburg, Texas, is full of local barbecue restaurants, each with its own claim to fame. Texas BBQ can be found everywhere, from Mac's Bar-B-Q in downtown Fredericksburg to David's Old-Fashioned Pit BBQ on West End Main Street.
Mexican food and Tex-Mex are popular in the Texas Hill Country. You can find delicious bites to eat everywhere, including traditional Tex-Mex enchiladas from Hilda's Tortillas. Main Street Taquitos are a great spot for street tacos, while El Gallo Mexican Restaurant has been a local family dining favorite since 1968. For every occasion, there are excellent dining options, including duck schnitzel at Otto's German Bistro, burgers at Hill and Vine, and fine dining establishment August E's. Hill Top Cafe in downtown Fredericksburg is the perfect place to go for classic, upscale dining with a unique flair.
Fredericksburg's Cabernet Grill has been voted a Top 100 Wine restaurant in the U.S. many times. Other recently opened spots, such as Chase's Place Kitchen & Cocktails. Although a small town, Fredericksburg is home to many outstanding restaurants that attract diners from around the globe. To ensure the best experience, book a reservation and plan. Notable shops in Fredericksburg include home goods store Black Chalk, upscale home boutique Vaudeville, and Elk Store winery and distillery. You can give them all visit and experience the ambiance. 

Things to Do

Fredericksburg hosts over 400 festivals and special events annually, not to mention the dozens of live music performances. Celebrate Oktoberfest each fall, a three-day festival in honor of Fredericksburg’s German roots. You’ll also love the Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest, a foodie’s dream, with over 50 Texan wineries and food producers serving delicious treats.
Summertime in Fredericksburg is never boring. Enjoy sunny days at the Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo, the Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, the Gillespie County Fair, and grape stomps hosted by local wineries.


  • Fredericksburg High School
  • Fleur De Lis School
  • All Saints' Episcopal Preschool
  • Florence Elementary School

Overview for Fredericksburg, TX

10,864 people live in Fredericksburg, where the median age is 51.1 and the average individual income is $39,279. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Fredericksburg, TX

Fredericksburg has 5,091 households, with an average household size of 2.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fredericksburg do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,864 people call Fredericksburg home. The population density is 1,181.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Fredericksburg, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Fredericksburg. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Ambleside School Of Fredericksburg
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Fredericksburg High School
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