SPECIAL EVENTS IN GRUENE
GOSPEL BRUNCH WITH A TEXAS TWIST
(Second Sundays, except January)
In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, Gruene Hall serves up awe-inspiring gospel music coupled with a mouth-watering buffet, catered by the Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar. Advanced tickets recommended.
COME AND TASTE IT
(Third Thursdays, except January)
Each month, The Grapevine spotlights a unique Texas winery or brewery. This completely free event includes complimentary tastings, live music and door prizes.
GRUENE MARKET DAYS and CHRISTMAS MARKET
(Every Third Weekend, February to November + the First Weekend in December)
100 vendors feature handmade crafts and Texas foods.
GRUENE'S ANNUAL TEXAS INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION (March 2nd)
A Texas-sized celebration with special offers and events!
FRIDAY AFTERNOON CLUB
(Fridays, March to September)
KNBT broadcasts 4-7pm from Gruene Hall. Popular meet-up for locals and visitors. Happy hour prices and great prizes!
KINDERSCHUHE 5K RUN/WALK
(First Saturday in March)
Open to all ages. Benefiting Communities in Schools.
AMERICANA MUSIC JAM (May)
An all-day celebration of Americana music featuring exceptional artists of the genre. Hosted at Gruene Hall, this event benefits local charities.
SWING INTO SUMMER
(Memorial Day to Late-August)
Summer Events in Gruene Historic District.
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TWO TON TUESDAYS and SWING DANCE LESSONS
(Tuesdays, June to Mid-August)
It wouldn't be summertime without popular rock-a-billy band Two Tons of Steel holding court in Gruene Hall every Tuesday evening. Come early for Swing Dance Lessons.
FRANK SCHLATHER DAY
Commemorates the legendary former “mayor” of Gruene with special offers at Gruene Hall, including 50 cent beers from noon to 2pm!
FALL INTO GRUENE
(September to Mid-November)
Fall Events in Gruene Historic District.
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(Second Saturday in September)
An old Gruene tradition! Enjoy an invigorating 10k run/walk for all ages through Gruene Historic District with post race music at Gruene Hall, plus food and beer for all participants. Benefiting local charities.
GRUENE MUSIC AND WINE FEST
(Columbus Day Weekend in October)
An array of Texas music, wine and beer events benefiting United Way.
TEXAS CLAY FESTIVAL
(Fourth Weekend in October)
Renowned Texas potters display and sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands on activities for kids.
CHOSEN MARATHON (Third Saturday in November)
Hosted by Rockin' R River Rides, this race benefiting orphaned children.
HOLIDAYS IN GRUENE
(Mid-November to New Year's Weekend)
Celebrate the holiday season every day for 6 weeks! Gruene Turkey Trot, Pony Express Ride, Christmas Market Days, Cowboy Kringle Photos, Town Lighting, Jingle Bell Run and more. www.holidaysingruene.com