'Tis the Season, German style
Cooler weather has finally arrived in the Hill Country, bringing with it the sights and smells of fall.
Fallen leaves, the hint of fall fires...all are treats to the senses of those who adore this time of year.
As we revel in this time of year, the anticipation of the holidays starts to build.
New Braunfels will usher in the holiday season with the annual Downtown Holiday Lighting held on Friday, November 18.
Held each year at the Main Plaza in downtown New Braunfels, the historic German town welcomes the festive season, replete with an appearance by the jolliest of men - Santa Claus!
If you are struggling with a little bah humbug, this event will absolutely cure you!
That weekend, the Sophienburg Museum will also be hosting it's annual Weihnachtsmarkt.
A German-style Christmas Market held in the New Braunfels Civic Center, there will be something for everyone on your list.
Unique decorations, gifts, antiques and specialty items will all be featured during this three-day market.
On Thursday, November 17, the annual Star Party will be held for a private preview shopping, and will include cocktails and cuisine.
On Saturday, November 19, get in on the fun by attending Santa's Workshop, There will be breakfast, activities, and photos with the big man himself.
Learn the art of paper cutting as taught by Bette Spain on Friday, November 18. There will be strudel and coffee as you learn the old-school techniques.
For more information and to make your reservations, visit sophienburg.com.
It's not too late to book your weekend getaway with us - stay here and explore the season New Braunfels' style!