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Meeting and event specifications in Fredericksburg, Texas -- in the Texas Hill Country

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    • Meeting Planner Guide One Beautiful & Historic German Texas Hill Country Town + A handful of unique conference hotels & meeting venues+ 16 award-winning wineries, 70+ restaurants & over 150 boutiques, shops & galleries = Your Next Successful & Memorable Meeting Destination
    • Conference HotelsFredericksburg Inn & Suites www.fredericksburg-inn.com 201 S. Washington Street, Toll Free (800) 446-0202, (830) 997-0202Total sleeping rooms 103 • Total suites 10 • Total Function Space 3,700 sq.-ft.. One block off Main Street on five beautiful acres along Barons Creek. Two resort-style pools, outdoor fireplace, picnic areas and complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Facility Sq.Ft. Banquet Theater Classroom Square U-Shape Baron‟s Creek 2,360 140 185 120 35 25 Conference Ctr Cypress Room 1,364 72 90 50 35 25Hampton Inn & Suites 515 E. Main Street, (830) 997-9696 www.fredericksburghamptoninn.comTotal sleeping rooms 54 • Total suites 10 • Total Function Space 2,500 sq.-ft. On Main Street, within walking distance to restaurants, shops, art galleries, and more. Pool with slide, gazebo area and complimentary continental breakfast. Facility Sq.Ft. Banquet Theater Classroom Square U-Shape Meeting Rm. 2,000 75 125 75 75 75 Board Rm. 454 10 NA NA NA 25Hangar Hotel & Airport Conference Center155 Airport Road, (830) 997-9990 www.hangarhotel.comTotal sleeping rooms 50 • Total Function Space 20,000 sq.-ft. Three miles from downtown, boutique hotel, resembles a 1940‟s aircraft hangar with direct private aircraft access, Diner and Officer‟s Club bar. Facility Sq.Ft. Banquet Theater Classroom Square U-Shape Conference Center 8,000 500 700 160 NA NA Quonset A 1,000 80 80 40 32 28 Quonset B 800 48 50 32 24 20 Officer‟s Club Briefing Rm 250 20 20 NA 12 NA Pacific Showrm. 10,000 250 250 NA NA NAInn on Barons Creek Spa & Conference Center 308 S. Washington Street, Toll free (866) 990-0202, (830) 990-9202www.innonbaronscreek.com Total sleeping rooms 90, Incl 7 B&B suites • Total Function Space 6,000 sq.-ft. Two blocks from Main street, all-suite property on four scenic acres, pool, creek-side seating and complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. The Walch Haus Conference Center offers built-in state-of-the-art audio/visual Facility Sq.Ft. Banquet Theater Classroom Square U-Shape Nimitz Room (can be divided) 2,500 180 250 150 NA 60 Meusebach /Brodbeck 1,200 70 75 50 BA 28 (can divide) 784/ 476 Van der Stucken 350 40 50 35 NA 26
    • Event VenuesAdmiral Nimitz Museum Rental Facilities, 340 E. Main, (830) 997-8600 x 211 www.nimitzrentals.org - Offers several venues from the beautifully restoredhistoric ballroom & patio, board room, Cailloux Education Center and Ruff Haus; from 25 to 200 guests.Albert Dance Hall and Beer Garden, 5435 South RR 1623, Albert, TX www.alberttexas.com – 88 year old Historic dancehall renovated back to its original glory;entire town may be rented.Fredericksburg Brewing Co, Bed & Brew, 245 E. Main St. • (830) 997-1646 www.yourbrewery.com – Indoor Biergarten with seating for 150 (4k sq ft).Gillespie County Fairgrounds & Exhibition Hall, Hwy 16 South, (830) 997-2359 www.gillespiefair.com - 14,000 sq. ft. hall with capacity for up to 650.Gillespie County Farm Bureau Center, 237 Equestrian Dr., (830)997-4396 - 6,000 sq. ft. hall, small meeting room & kitchen available. Capacity for 400+.Gillespie County Historical Society, 312 W. San Antonio, (830) 997-2835 www.pioneermuseum.net - Historical museum complex, Social Hall (85 guests);Sanctuary and 3 tree-canopied acres for up to 350 guests.Kairos, The Celebration Barn, Hwy 16 South, (830) 990-9515 www.kairos-celebrationbarn.com -Featuring an Amish-style barn relocated from Ohio. 20 – 200Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course Cardinal Room Highway 16 South, (830) 997-4010 www.golffredericksburg.com - Beautiful facility for up to 80 guests.Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, Hwy 16 South, (830) 997-4202• Pioneer Pavilion – Capacity for 500 with stage and catering kitchen.• Tatsch House – Historic farmhouse with kitchen facilities, courtyard and capacity of 70.Lyndon B Johnson State Park Group Dining Hall, Highway 290 East, Stonewall, (512) 389-8900 - Capacity for 100 guests with a catering kitchen and picnicarea set on the banks of the Pedernales River.Luckenbach Texas, Luckenbach, Town Loop off RR 1376, (830) 997-3224 www.luckenbachtexas.com - World-famous historic community with dancehall,general store and bar; entire town may be rented.Marktplatz Halls (City of Fredericksburg), Main Street, (830) 997-4202 - Three open-air pavilions located in the heart of the Historic District. Capacity 600+.Pedernales Brewing Company, 97 Hitchin Post Trail, (830) 669-2917 www.pedernalesbrewing.com – Opened summer 2012 for tours and tastings. .
    • Wineries with Event Space4.0 Cellars began as a collaboration between three Texas wineries - Brennan Vineyards, Lost Oak Winery, and McPherson Cellars, locatedrespectively in Comanche, Burleson, and Lubbock. The name 4.0 Cellars is inspired by the three separate wineries that came together toform a matchless fourth winery, but the name also encompasses our common goal of striving for 4.0 perfection.Becker Vineyards, Jenschke Lane/Hwy 290 East, (830) 644-2681, www.beckervineyards.comLess than 15 miles from downtown Fredericksburg, offering outdoor space along with the 1800 sq.-ft. Lavender Haus, „Celebrate‟private tasting room up to 40 guests & „the Library‟ up to 20.Grape Creek Vineyards, 10587 E. US Hwy 290, (830) 644-2710, www.grapecreek.comThe experience here is like “Tuscany in Texas” with the architecture of the tasting rooms and the beautiful views of the HillCountry. Grape Creek offers a 2,000 sp.-ft. private tasting room (with full-wine bar setup) along with outdoor patio space for “mid-week” private reception & dining.Messina Hof Hill Country, 9996 Hwy 290 East, (830) 990-4653 www.messinahof/mhhillcountry.php10-acre estate just east of Fredericksburg offering 50 award-winning wines. Their VIP Room offers 1,100 sq.-ft. of private space;also offer outdoor patio space (that can be tented) as well as the entire facility (approx. 5,500 sp.-ft.).Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Rd, (830) 644-2037, www.pedernalescellars.comJust east of Fredericksburg and offering amazing views of the Pedernales River Valley. The “Library” offers private space for up to15 people; also the option of private events in their cellar and out on the deck for up to 75 people.Torre di Pietra Winery, 10915 E. Hwy 290 East, (830) 644-2829,www.texashillcountrywine.comThis winery offers a covered piazza with seating for up to 150 people, also a variety of patios that can be tented to accommodatevarious sizes for private receptions and dinners.
    • Wineries and Wine Tours Taste the Hill Country, an award-winning wine adventure awaits!4.0 Cellars Pedernales Cellars10354 E. US Hwy 290, (830) 997-7470 2916 Upper Albert Road, Stonewall, (830) 644-2037www.fourpointwine.com www.pedernalescellars.comBecker Vineyards Rancho Ponte VineyardJenschke Lane off Hwy 290 East, (830) 644-2681 315 Ranch Road 1376, (830) 990-8555www.beckervineyards.com www.ranchoponte.comBell Mountain Vineyards Santamaria CellarsHwy 16 North, Willow City, (830) 685-3297 12044 Hwy 16 South, (830) 998-5357www.bellmountainwinery.com www.santamariacellarswines.comChisholm Trail Winery Torre Di Pietra WineryHwy 290 West, (830) 990-2675 10915 E. US Hwy 290, (830) 644-2829www.chisholmtrailwinery.com www.texashillcountrywine.comFredericksburg Winery Woodrose Winery & Retreat247 W. Main St., (830) 990-8747 Hwy 290 East 12 miles right on 662 Woodrose Lane, Stonewall, (830)www.fbgwinery.com 644-2539 www.woodrosewinery.comGrape Creek Winery10587 E. US Hwy 290, (830) 644-2710 Wine Tourswww.grapecreek.com Fredericksburg Limo & Wine ToursHilmy Cellars (830) 992-0696 or (830) 992-560912346 E. US Hwy 290 (830) 644-2482 www.fredericksburgtexaslimos.comwww.hilmywine.com Texas Wine ToursMendelbaum Cellars (877) TEX-WINE or (830) 997-TOUR10207 E. US Hwy 290, (830) 997-7000 www.texas-wine-tours.comwww.mendelbaumcellars.comMessina Hof Hill Country Winery9996 Hwy 290 East, (830) 990-4653www.messinahof.com/mhhillcountry/index.htmOberhof Winery & Wine Cellars1406 S. Hwy 87, (830) 997-8969(inside Das Peach Haus)
    • Shopping is one of the number one reasons visitors come to Fredericksburg and for good reason. Historic Main Street and the cross streets are filled with over 150, boutiques, shops and galleries. You‟ll find a staggering collection of home décor. & women‟s fashion ranging from vintage to upscale contemporary. Plus homemade jewelry, antiques, artwork, gifts and much, much more. AttractionsEnchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Road 965, (830) 685-3636 Huge, pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. It is one of the largest batholiths in the United States. Nice hiking trails and views.Gillespie County Country Schools, maps at 302 E. Austin, (830) 997-6523 View 12 historic country schools in Gillespie County. A special map withhighlighted routes will direct visitors to schools in a particular quadrant of the county.Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, Texas Hwy. 16 S (830) 997-4202 Open to the public at no charge; fishing, a baseball and softball field,practice/multi-use field and regulation basketball court & newly reopened golf course.Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Hwy. 290 E., Stonewall, (830) 868-7128 - 16 miles from downtown Fredericksburg Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm Visit a living history farmstead of the pioneers & see how farm families of a century ago lived. Learn about seasonal activities such as sausage making, sheep shearing, canning, etc.Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park, LBJ Ranch District offers public access to the ranch, Texas Whitehouse, LBJ‟s birthplace, family cemetery,old Junction School, grandparents‟ home and ranch show-barn. Self guided & Park Ranger led tours.National Museum of the Pacific War, 311 E. Austin, (830) 997-8600 Dedicated to preserve and interpret the understanding and education of current andfuture generations of the historical significance and facts of World War II in the Pacific Theater.Old Tunnel State Park (Bat Tunnel), Old San Antonio Hwy., 12 miles, (866) 978-2287 Learn the life history and ecology as you watch up to 3 million Brazilianfree-tailed bats emerge from an abandoned railroad tunnel; the smallest Wildlife Management Area in Texas.
    • Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main, (830) 990-8441 - Experience the rich German heritage of Gillespie County. This 3.5-acre museum complex contains superbexamples of early German structures and artifacts. Vereins Kirche Museum, Center of Marktplatz, 100 block of w. Main St. - This unique building is a well-known landmark of the city of Fredericksburg in the heart of town. Learn about the original “Society‟s Church” and its interesting history.Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano, (830) 997-ROCK (7625) or (866) 349-6688 - Experience the only professionally cast livemusic, guaranteed family-friendly, golden era – rock n roll show in the Hill Country; new performances each weekend.Wildseed Farms, Hwy 290 East, 7 miles East of Fredericksburg (830) 990-1393 - Visit the largest working wildflowerfarm in the US with 200 cultivated acres at its Hill Country headquarters just seven miles east of Fredericksburg. Restaurants with Private Dining Andy’s Steak & Seafood Grille, 413 S. Washington (830) 997-7865 {75} August E’s, 203 E. San Antonio (830) 997-1585 {25} Cabernet Grill, 2805 S. State Hwy 16 (830) 990-5734 {50} Catfish Haven, 816 W. Min St (830) 997-9009 {50} David‟s Old Fashioned Pit BBQ, 342 W. Main (830) 997-7753 {50} Der Lindenbaum, 312 E. Main St. (830) 997-9126 {20} Farm Haus Bistro, 405 Whitney St (830) 997-8615 {40} Fredericksburg Brewing Co., 245 E. Main St (830) 997-1646 {175} Hill Top Café, 1006 N US Hwy 87 (830) 997-8922 {100} Navajo Grill, 803 E. Main St (830) 990-8289 {40} Hondo’s, 312 W. Min St. (830) 997-1633 {50+} Rathskeller, 260 E. Main St (830) 990-5858 {100} West End Pizza Co., 232 W. Main St (830) 990-8646 {50}
    • GolfLady Bird Johnson Golf Course, Hwy. 16 South (800) 950-8147Reopened September 2012 following a $2 million renovation with 7 new challenging holes. This beautiful 18-hole, par 72, 6,432 yard course, now meets US Golf Association specifications and will be the “best municipal golf course in the great state of Texas” as stated by Golf Director & PGA Head Professional, Alan Wooley.
    • Top Reasons to Meet in Fredericksburg: Heart of the State – we‟re central, just a short, scenic drive 75 miles west of Austin and 65 miles northwest of San Antonio. Walkability – Our Main Street Shopping & Dining District is one long National Historic Register District with a wide variety of restaurants, Biergartens, German bakeries, wine tasting rooms and over 150 shops, galleries and one-of-a-kind treasures. Hill Country Beauty – We‟re surrounded with ranch lands, wildflowers, nearby Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, LBJ Ranch and the incredible natural beauty bestowed to this special part of Texas. Simple Pleasures – „Laid-back, eclectic, historic, a slightly slower pace, charming‟ are just a few descriptions we continuously hear from attendees who meet here. Enjoy a sunset at the top of E-rock, a Bier amongst colleagues, a shopping spree with your fellow association members and a fine meal with your „work family‟. Wine Country – With 16 award-winning wineries in Fredericksburg/Gillespie County, an afternoon group outing of wine tours & tastings makes for a unique & memorable experience. Hill Country Hot Spot – People love our historic German town. Fredericksburg is consistently ranked as one of the top destinations in the state and does wonders for attendance. Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 302 East Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (888) 997-3600 (830) 997-6523 (830) 997-8588 Fax Laurie Hartz, Senior Sales Manager, cvbsales@fbgtx.org Karyn Lee, Sales & Services Coordinator, cvbservices@fbgtx.org www.visitfredericksburgtx.com http://www.facebook.com/fredericksburgtx http://www.twitter.com/visitfredtx