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Holidays in Gruene


Calendar of Events - November to January 2020



Sip-n-Shop

November 17

 

Stroll through Gruene Historic District enjoying complimentary beverages and special offers at many participating shops. This event is also the official “Kringle Cash” kickoff, available at select retailers. Stroll as long as you can, then rest your feet at Gruene Hall with live music. 

Get Kringle Cash here!




Cowboy Kringle

Photos with Cowboy Kringle


November 21-22

During Gruene Market Days


November 28-29


December 5-6

During Christmas Market Days


December 12-13


December 19-20

Last chance!



*Click here for times*


Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene's own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages are available, along with Christmas cards and other special order items.




Cowboy Kringle

Old Gruene Market Days

November 21-22


Gruene Christmas Market Days

December 5-6


Get a start on your holiday shopping in Gruene's relaxed atmosphere— you're bound to find something special for everyone on your list. Nearly 100 vendors offer Christmas gifts, uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Free admission. For more information, visit GrueneMarketDays.com.



11th Annual Gruene Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk & 1/4 Mile Kids' Turkey Chase

THANKSGIVING DAY! November 26
Registration begins at 6:30am
Trot begins at 8:00am


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 cccfk@ComalCopsForKids.org for more information.





19th Annual Gruene Pony Express Ride

December 5


Gruene Historic District welcomes Pony Express riders from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels at 10:00 am. Relay riders carry a "Christmas Greetings" message from the Governor of Texas. A temporary post office will be set up next to Gruene Outfitters in Gruene to cancel stamps for mailing.

Bring your Christmas cards to have the stamps cancelled with the 2020 commemorative stamp representing Gruene.



Gruene Town Lighting

December 5


Watch as Cowboy Kringle rides into town on horseback and lights Gruene for the holidays. We'll be celebrating with live music, festival food and beer/wine available for purchase.

While you're here, get some holiday shopping done at Gruene's 30+ stores, cozy up to a fireplace for dinner at the Gristmill, head over to Mozie's for a warming cocktail, or stop by the Hall for the evening show.



Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist,
CHRISTMAS EDITION

December 13


Gruene decks its Hall for Christmas in the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, with our own special Lone Star touches. Enjoy awe-inspiring gospel music, Christmas tunes and a savory buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar. Advanced tickets recommended. For tickets click here or call (830) 606-1601 (toll free from San Antonio).

Tickets on sale now.



Cowboy Kringle

LIVE MUSIC at Gruene Hall,
Texas' Oldest Dance Hall


Gruene Hall features live music every day year 'round.

Special Holiday Shows will be announced.

Hair of the Dog Day

January 1st

Bands will be announced.
*Free show - Limited capacity

 


Click here for a complete schedule.



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*Advance tickets are recommended

For information or to purchase tickets, call (830) 629-5077,
stop by Gruene Hall in person or visit GrueneHall.com.

See you in Gruene Historic District!

More InfoJanuary 10
Free Show Friday
with The Georges
at Gruene Hall


More InfoJanuary 11
Dirty River Boys
at Gruene Hall


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


More InfoFebruary 1
Junior Brown
at Gruene Hall