Fall into Gruene

Calendar of Events - Fall 2020

Live Tunes at Gruene Hall

Every day

Gruene Hall features live music everyday year 'round. Most shows are free Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday-Sunday afternoon. Friday and Saturday evenings are generally ticketed or cover shows. For band schedule and availability, visit or call (830) 606-1601.


KNBT Friday Afternoon Club

Friday Afternoons

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 22nd year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals and drifters mix it up to start their weekend rite (pun intended!) This quintessential Friday happy hour celebrates the warmer weather with great beer prices, prize giveaways and the best in Texas tunes broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels.

There’s even a very special guest interview each week! Some that have stopped by for a chat have included Ray Benson, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Radney Foster, Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Good times!

Gruene 10K

September 12
Registration begins at 7am
Race starts at 8am

Enjoy a leisurely or competitive run through Gruene Historic District. Post-race music at Gruene Hall with food and beer provided to all participants. Sponsored by New Braunfels Running Club and benefiting a local New Braunfels charity. For more information, visit or call (830) 708-2991.

Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist

Second Sundays: September 13 | October 11 | November 8

In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, we are serving up awe-inspiring gospel music coupled with a mouth-watering buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Brunch hours are 10:30am-12:00pm. For information or to purchase tickets, visit, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 or stop by Gruene Hall in person. Advance tickets are recommended.

Come and Taste It

Third Thursdays: September 17 | October 15 | November 19

Sample Texas’ best wines and craft brews at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic District. On the third Thursday of each month throughout the year (except January), a featured winemaker showcases three of their newest released, top-selling or hardest to find wines, alongside a craft brew hand-picked by The Grapevine staff.

The complimentary tastings are held on the patio and garden of this popular tasting room. Each event features live music and three prize giveaways. This is a great opportunity to learn directly from the winery and The Grapevine staff, engage with other visitors interested in wine and beer and enjoy the natural surroundings and all the other offerings of Gruene Historic District. For more information, visit or call (830) 606-0093.

Old Gruene Market Days

Third Full Weekend: September 19-20 | October 17-18 | November 21-22

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods. Open at 10am. Free admission. Visit Gruene Market Days or call (830) 832-1721 for information.

34th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest

October 8-11

This Americana event benefiting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food and wines at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine.

All four days will be filled with vintner and music events, wine & food samplings and the Great Guitar Auction. Visit, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 for tickets and information.

28th Annual Texas Clay Festival

October 24-25

10am - 6pm

Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. Hands-on activities are available for children. Call (830) 629-7975 for information or visit

Photos with Cowboy Kringle

November 21-22 | November 27-29
10am to 5pm

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Find him in the breezeway betweeen The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with photo ornaments, Christmas cards and other special order items. For more info including future dates and hours,visit

12th Annual Gruene Turkey Trot - 5K Run/Walk and 1/4 Mile Kids' Turkey Chase

November 26
Registration begins at 6:30am

Fun for the whole family! Start your Thanksgiving Day with an exhilarating 5K run/walk through Gruene Historic District. Kids under 12 years old will have a blast chasing a Turkey Mascot for a 1/4 mile through Gruene. Races begin and end in front of Gruene Hall. Benefiting local charities, including the Comal County Sheriff's Green Santa Program and the New Braunfels Police Department Blue Santa Program. Register online at or email for more information.

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*Advance tickets are recommended

For information or to purchase tickets, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601,
stop by Gruene Hall in person or visit

See you in Gruene Historic District!

More InfoJanuary 26
School of Rock:
New Braunfels
at Gruene Hall

More InfoFebruary 1
Junior Brown
at Gruene Hall

More InfoFebruary 15 & 16
Gruene Market Days
in front of Adobe Verde

More InfoFebruary 21 & 22
Jon Wolfe
at Gruene Hall