Monday, January 12, 2015

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Gruene!

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate with your Sweetheart on Valentine's Day this year? Grab your boots, and two-step your way to Gruene for celebrations to suit any couple!

Start the celebration early with Gruene Hall's Sweetheart's Gospel Brunch on Sunday, February 8th. In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, we serve up awe-inspiring gospel music featuring The Gospel Silvertones and Bret Graham, coupled with a mouth-watering buffet, catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Brunch hours are 10:30am-12:00pm. Want to make it extra special? Book a night at the Gruene Mansion Inn for you and your sweetie on Saturday! Tickets available at

Looking for a little dancing to spice up your romantic celebrations? You're in luck - Chubby Checker & The Wildcats - yes, the same Chubby Checker who invented 'The Twist,' will be at Gruene Hall on Thursday, February 12th! So, come on, baby - let's do The Twist! Tickets available at

During Valentine's Day weekend, Gruene Hall will host William Clark Green (Friday, February 13th) and Shinyribs (Saturday, February 14th). Before the show, be sure to stop by one of the fabulous dining options in Gruene for a romantic meal! Here are a few suggestions:

Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar (Special Available February 13th - February 15th)
A tender and juicy 8 ounce New York Strip accompanied by the Gristmill’s award winning bacon-wrapped stuffed Texas gulf jumbo shrimp. Served with loaded mashed potatoes and served with an iceberg wedge salad ($24.99). Don’t forget dessert…Indulge yourself with a most decadent favorite…Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake, creamy cheesecake with rich fudge, topped with caramel, pecans, chocolate chips and whipped cream. Served with two spoons, just the right ending to a truly romantic meal. Available Friday through Sunday.

Mozie’s (Special Available February 13th - February 15th)
Steak! Specials include a succulent 6 ounce filet and a 16 ounce porterhouse t-bone. Both flat top grilled, covered in Hoffbrau lemon butter and served with a bleu cheese wedge salad and a choice of side ($29.95). To “sweeten” your dining experience, try specialty martinis, including Strawberry Cheesecake, Godiva Chocolate or Key Lime Pie! Available Friday through Sunday.

Cantina del Rio (Special Available February 13th - February 15th)
Featuring a Sizzlin’ Valentine’s Special all weekend with happy hour prices! Try our tender chicken or beef fajitas marinated in our special fresh squeezed lime marinade, served with beans, rice, real guacamole, fresh pico and your choice of fresh flour or homemade corn tortillas. $11.99 for one or $20.99 for you and your sweetie. Enjoy a frozen margarita or sangria or an ice cold beer on our relaxing deck tucked into the trees of Gruene Historic District. Available Friday thru Sunday.