There are so many reasons to look forward to fall: cooler temperatures, high school football, and the chance to get out and enjoy the Hill Country’s many festivals and special events.
Wurstfest New Braunfels is one of the most popular festivals, drawing visitors from miles around. A 10-day celebration of the area’s German heritage, Wurstfest is full of dazzling sights, joyful sounds, tasty food and of course, beer! If you’re new this festival, we’ve put together a few pointers to help you get the full experience.
Your Guide to Wurstfest 2019
Dates and hours: Wurstfest begins Friday, November 1st and continues through Sunday November 10th. Hours and admission costs vary daily.
|Fri, Nov 1||4 pm to 11 pm||Free Admission until 7 pm|
|Sat, Nov 2||11 am to 12 M|
|Sun, Nov 3||11 am to 10 pm|
|Mon, Nov 4||5 pm to 10 pm||Free Admission|
|Tues, Nov 5||5 pm to 10 pm||Free Admission|
|Wed, Nov 6||5 pm to 10 pm||Free Admission|
|Thu, Nov 7||5 pm to 11 pm|
|Fri, Nov 8||5 pm to 11 pm|
|Sat, Nov 9||11 am to 12 M|
|Sun, Nov 10||11 am to 10 pm||Free Admission after 3 pm|
Speaking of Admission Costs: Be sure to bring cash. Admission at the gate is cash only. Once inside Wurstfest, credit and debit cards are accepted on a very limited basis.
Advance Purchase: Online purchase through midnight, Thursday, October 31: $12
General Admission: Online and gate purchase: $15
Children 12 and under are always free!
Location: You’ll find Wurstfest at 120 Landa Street, near the banks of the Comal River. Shop the vendors at the Marktplatz, sample sausages at the Wursthalle, sip a variety of brews at the Biergartens, listen to bands at the Big Tent, visit the food trucks, and take the kiddos to the Carnival. There’s something for every member of your family – and all your friends – at Wurstfest 2019!
Parking: Parking adjacent to the festival grounds is extremely limited. You can, however, park at Schlitterbahn Water Park on Torrey and Liberty Streets. The furthest of these 1,000 parking spaces is less than a mile from Wurstfest’s Gate 3. The cost for parking is $15 per vehicle.
You can also check out he WurstWagen Park and Ride, with routes from the Comal County Fairgrounds and pickups at several local hotels.
An accessible bus runs to Wurstfest from the Comal County Senior Citizens Center. Parking and transportation is $8 for Senior Citizens Center members and $10 for non-members.
Music: Most of the music at Wurstfest has a German or Czech sound. This year, nearly 30 bands and musicians are scheduled to play at Wurstfest’s five stages.
Bragging rights: Start training now for Masskrugstemmen! This fun and friendly competition to see who can hold a full stein of beer with their arm outstretched takes place in the Big Tent. You’ll have six opportunities to claim your title, as the competition is held daily from November 2nd through November 7th.
Looking for more New Braunfels Fall Festivals?
For something completely different, but full of fun, check out the Fourth Annual Fall into Art Festival, sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council. This 2-day festival takes place October 19th & 20th at Gruene Lake Village, 2348 Gruene Lake in New Braunfels. Activities begin at 10 a.m. both days. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with handmade pottery, jewelry, paintings, photos and more.
Savor Life’s Simple Pleasures
Meyer Ranch was created with one central concept in mind: Life doesn’t have to be so complicated. We designed Meyer Ranch to be a warm, welcoming place where people could slow down, enjoy nature, get to know each other, and turn neighbors into friends.
Meyer Ranch pays tribute to New Braunfels’ rich German heritage and agricultural history. Set on a former working cattle ranch, the spirit of the land inspired the design of the community.
Explore the Hill Country Lifestyle at Meyer Ranch
While you’re in New Braunfels for Wurstfest or the Fall into Art Festival, stop by and tour Meyer Ranch, a new 700-acre master-planned community in the heart of our charming town. Stop by the Community Welcome Center, say hello, and meet the builders we’ve hand-selected to create our unique community. They include:
- Ashton Woods Meyer Ranch – from the $240s.
- Bella Vista Meyer Ranch – from the $230s.
- Gehan Homes Meyer Ranch – from the $240s.
- Highland Homes Meyer Ranch – from the $300s.
- Juell Homes Meyer Ranch – from the $300s.
- Princeton Classic Homes Meyer Ranch – from the $320s.
- Trendmaker Homes Meyer Ranch – from the $200s.
Prefer to schedule your tour at another time? We’d love to meet you! Give us a call at 830-213-7393 or visit us at 9666 W. Hwy 46, New Braunfels, TX, 78132.