What: Riding the River & Live Tunes at Gruene Hall
Beat the heat with the cool water of the Guadalupe River. Whether you choose an inner toob, a raft or a SUP (stand up paddle board), jump in the water and enjoy a leisurely float along one of Central Texas' most beautiful waterways. Contact outfitters Rockin 'R’ River Rides or Gruene River Company for information. Dry off and head on over to
What: Two Ton Tuesdays and Swing Dance Lessons
It wouldn’t be summertime without popular rock-a-billy band Two Tons of Steel holding court in
When: June 19, July 17 and August 21
What: Come & Taste It
Meet Texas’ best winemakers and craft brewers at The Grapevine the third Thursday of each month except January. Throughout the year, eleven wineries and the winemakers are showcased on the patio and garden of this popular tasting room in Gruene Historic District. Complimentary tastings will be offered of the craft beer and three of the wineries newest releases, top-selling and hardest to find wines. This a great opportunity to learn direct from these craftsmen, engage with other visitors interested in wine and beer and enjoy the natural surroundings and all the other offerings of Gruene Historic District. Samples of food that is offered for sale will be provided, and each event features live music and prize giveaways.
When: June 8, July 13, August 10
In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, we are serving up awe-inspiring gospel music featuring The Gospel Silvertones and Bret Graham, coupled with a mouth-watering buffet, catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Known for his Evangelical work and inspiring messages, Buckner Fanning drops in when his schedule allows and it’s always a special treat. Brunch hours are 10:30am-12:00pm.
When: June 21-22, July 19-20, August 16-17
What: Old Gruene Market Days
Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10:00am-5:00pm. Free admission.
When: June 23
Also known as Frank’s Tranquilizer Hour, this event commemorates the legendary former “Mayor” of Gruene with special offers at Gruene Hall, including 50¢ beers noon to 2pm, or until 4pm with an original Frank t-shirt!