People love Boerne for the small town atmosphere, Hill Country views, and quaint downtown. However, Boerne also has far more to offer visitors and residents alike than many realize! Boerne is known for rich heritage, great location, and an active community, all of which are showcased by local businesses. No need to research, five of the best fun events to attend and businesses to visit in Boerne this weekend are described below. Hopefully this list will make planning a perfect Texas Hill Country weekend a little more simple!
Journey to The Christmas Town
If you haven’t had the chance to attend any of Boerne’s great Holiday Festivals this year you are in luck! This weekend the Vanguard Institute hosts The Christmas Town. The Christmas Town was created as a gift to local families, with the hope that they could slow down for a night to enjoy the traditions of the season. The experience consists of live music, shopping, the town of Bethlehem on the night of the first Christmas, hayrides, activities for kids and more! The area will be completely decorated to match the occasion and will even include a tunnel of lights and oversized Christmas Ornaments. Don’t miss out on The Christmas Town!
When: Saturday at 6pm.
Where: Vanguard Institute, 43360 IH 10 West, Boerne, TX
Explore Boerne Market Days
A local favorite and tradition, Boerne Market Days takes place the second weekend of each month on Main Plaza in the historical district. Main Plaza has been the heart of Boerne since it started as the town’s first park in the 1800’s. This Sunday, the Plaza plays host to hundreds of booths selling jewelry, handmade goods, antiques, and much more! As with any great market, there will also be an abundance of live music and food to choose from! Come by and celebrate the last Boerne Market Days of the year.
When: Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
Where: Main Plaza, 100 North Main, Boerne, TX
Enjoy a Boerne Concert Band Christmas Concert
Hoping to go to a Christmas Concert this season? The Boerne Concert Band offers an opportunity you can’t refuse this weekend. That’s right a FREE concert! The Boerne Concert Band is made up entirely of volunteer musicians who perform for the community throughout the year. The highlight of the winter season is the annual Christmas Concert featuring many of the Christmas classics you love, both old and new! The concert is sure to be a great experience for the entire family.
When: Sunday at 6pm.
Where: Boerne High School Auditorium, 1 Greyhound Ln, Boerne, TX
Catch The Last Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo This Season
If you haven’t checked out the Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo this season you have one last chance! Providing home-grown goods in a natural community setting, The Farmer’s Market at the Cibolo is a great example of Boerne’s culture. The Market offers a variety of local produce, baked goods, and homemade crafts along with live music. If you need more than just the market to draw your interest, the Cibolo Nature Center is a site to see in itself. The Center features a historic homestead, along with wildlife habitats, open fields, and marked trails. Don’t miss out on the last Farmer’s Market of the year at the Cibolo!
When: Saturday from 9am to 1pm.
Where: Cibolo Nature Center & Farm, 140 City Park Rd, Boerne, TX
Go to Cypress Grille
If you’re looking for a great place to have a meal this weekend, you can’t go wrong with Cypress Grille. The restaurant has been a Boerne staple for the past decade offering both great ambiance and food alike, along with an impressive wine list. The menu includes food choices from Hand Pulled Mozzarella Tapenade to Prime Rib Cheese Steak Sandwiches. Located in the heart of downtown, a trip to the Cypress Grille followed by a stroll to Main Plaza or River Road Park makes for a perfect date night!
Where: 170 South Main, Boerne, TX