There are plenty of reasons to be in Gruene leading up to and during Easter weekend...Get a head start on your holiday décor with a trip to Lone Star. Not only do they have perfect basket stuffers for the Easter Bunny to pick up, they also have a multitude of home decorations that will be sure to impress your guests. For fun Easter recipes or DIY projects, visit Gruene’s “Celebrate the Seasons” Pinterest board.
Live music through the weekend continues with a free show from Flat Top Jones from 1pm to 5pm Saturday, Junior Brown Saturday night, Slim Bawb from 12:30pm to 4:30pm Sunday, and Susan Gibson from 5pm to 9pm Sunday evening.
There will also be live music from Dan McCoy in the garden at The Grapevine from 3pm to 6pm Saturday. With their new addition of craft brews on tap, you can really have a Hoppy Easter!Last, but definitely not least, The Gristmill, Mozie’s and Cantina del Rio all have Easter specials on Sunday, March 31st.
Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar 1287 Gruene Rd., Gruene Historic District at New Braunfels, (830) 606-1287, GristmillRestaurant.com; Open daily at 11am.Off-menu lunch special - Pulled Pork Sandwich! Marinated pulled pork on choice of bread and topped with fresh slaw and a vinegar barbeque sauce. Served with chips or onion rings and a side of sauce ($10.99). Available 11am – 4pm.
Cantina del Rio 1299 Gruene Rd., Gruene Historic District at New Braunfels, (830) 515-1950, CantinaInGruene.com; Open daily at 11am.
Have the perfect Mexican Easter dinner with delicious pork tacos! Grilled diced pork, red onions, cilantro and lime on your choice of fresh flour or homemade corn tortillas served a la carte (just $2.75 each). For a heartier meal, have two tacos with a side of rice and beans.
Mozie’s 1601 Hunter Rd., Gruene Historic District at New Braunfels, (830) 515-1281, MoziesBarAndGrill.com; Open daily at 11am.