STAR SPANGLED In New Braunfels

Fourth of July New Braunfels

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A “star-spangled” Fourth of July kicks summer into high gear in New Braunfels. With attractions like cold rivers and lakes, cool caverns, and Schlitterbahn – 35 years of “the hottest, coolest time in Texas,” it’s the best place to “summer” in Texas!

Come enjoy the spectacular HEB Fourth of July fireworks and choose New Braunfels for your summer vacation. July is the perfect time – school starts again mid-August and you’ll be busy getting ready in about 30 days!

Here’s what’s happening over the Fourth of July weekend and you can still find places to stay here. Above the flags at the beginning of this page are buttons to help you plan your stay with us – just click on the Culture, Play, Stay (for a list of all accommodations for options beyond the 4th), Dine, Water Recreation, and Shop. And, below is a chance to win a great summer vacation in New Braunfels! Keep up with New Braunfels all year long, like us on Facebook.




Don’t miss these happenings (below) over the holiday week!

Downtown Parade:

2014 Old Time 4th of July Patriotic Parade and Program
Friday, July 4, 2014: 9:15 a.m., Main Plaza, Downtown, Fun for the entire family! Everyone is welcome to walk or ride! More Info…

Fireworks under the stars:

4th of July Fireworks Celebrate Independence Day Friday, July 4th in New Braunfels with fireworks under the stars presented by the City of New Braunfels, sponsored by HEB.The Groove hounds Drum The annual fireworks display and festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m., with a free concert featuring….The Groove Hounds. Landa Park Dance Slab Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. Note, no seating on the Landa Park Golf Course which is under construction but fireworks will be adjusted to be visible from Landa Park, Fredericksburg Fields, Hinman Island Park and Prince Solms Park.

Additional seating area for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display will be available this year only courtesy of the Wurstfest Association.  They will open the north gate on Elizabeth Street to allow guests to watch fireworks show from that area of the Wurstfest grounds. In addition, Wurstfest will offer free parking in the Lions Club Parking Lot, on the property next to the Knights of Columbus Hall on Landa Street. 

More info…

Surf like a star:

Surf Gate wake at Texas Ski Ranch New Braunfels Texas

Surf Gate Sunday at Texas Ski Ranch provides an opportunity to try wake surfing with Malibu’s Surf Gate and Wedge boat technology that creates a long, glassy wave on either side so you can ride a wave that never collapses – free but first come first served, surf sessions are 30 minutes long with four surfer group..


Listen to the stars:

Whitewater Amphitheater New BraunfelsEli Young, Turnpike Troubadours with Jerry Jeff Walker & Jonny Burke at Whitewater. Concert in the Park – Texanna.
Texas Tornadoes at Gruene Hall
(Peterson Brothers Free Show Sunday – they recently opened for Willie). United States Air Force Band of the West

Red White and New at Dry Comal Creek


Gold star wine tasting: Dry Comal Creek – Red, White & New




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