Calendar of Events - Fall 2017
Gruene Hall features live music everyday year 'round. Most shows are free Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Friday and Saturday evenings are generally ticketed or cover shows. For band schedule and availability, visit GrueneHall.com or call (830) 606-1601.
KNBT Friday Afternoon Club
A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 19th 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!
Second Sundays: September 10 | October 8 | November 12
Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist at Gruene Hall
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 GrueneHall.com, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 or stop by Gruene Hall in person. Advance tickets are recommended.
Third Thursdays: September 21 | October 19 | November 16
Come and Taste It
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. Samples of food that is offered for sale will be provided, and 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 GrapevineInGruene.com or call (830) 606-0093.
Third Full Weekend: September 16-17 | October 21-22 | November 18-19
Old Gruene Market Days
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.
Registration begins at 7am
Race starts at 8am at Gruene Hall
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 AthleteGuild.com or call (830) 708-2991.
31st Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest
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 GrueneMusicandWineFest.org, call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 for tickets and information.
25th Annual Texas Clay Festival
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 TexasClayFestival.com.
November 18-19 | November 24-26
Photos with Cowboy Kringle
10am to 5pm in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store
Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Packages are available, along with photo ornaments, Christmas cards and other special order items. For more info including future dates and hours,visit HolidaysInGruene.com.
9th Annual Gruene Turkey Trot - 5K Run/Walk and 1/4 Mile Kids' Turkey Chase
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 ComalCopsForKids.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
*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 GrueneHall.com.
See you in Gruene Historic District!