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New Braunfels to kick off 175th anniversary with ceremonial toast

The “Simultoast” will kick off the city of New Braunfels' 175th anniversary celebrations.


New Braunfels Wassail Meister winners announced

Keller Williams Heritage won first place in the 2019 competition.


Multiple holiday concert options available in New Braunfels

Celebrate the season with festivities and song at these holiday concerts.



New Braunfels Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade announces new route

Hometown Holiday Parade will feature floats, live music and a visit from Santa.


Downtown New Braunfels to receive an additional historic splash of color

A total of eight murals will soon depict the city's rich history.


New Braunfels 1 of 3 locations worldwide to host Anthony Bourdain exhibition

New Braunfels-based auction house Lark Mason Associates will present one of three exhibitions worldwide featuring property from the collection of famed chef and travel documentarian Anthony Bourdain. The exhibit takes place Oct. 9-30 at 210 W. Mill St., New Braunfels.


GALLERY: Comal County Fair parade rolls through downtown New Braunfels

Thousands of spectators were on hand Friday, Sept. 27 as the Comal County Fair parade rolled through downtown …



City of New Braunfels plans to livestream Comal County Fair parade

The city of New Braunfels will livestream the 2019 Comal County Fair parade beginning at 10:10 a.m. on Sept. 27, according to a city news release.


Garth Brooks gives performance at Gruene Hall

Under the hazy blue lights of historic Gruene Hall, country music legend Garth Brooks put on a show for a crowd of nearly 800 lucky fans.


Float Fest 2019 canceled due to rain-related construction delays

Organizers of the annual Float Fest announced June 21 that this year’s event, set to take place July 20-22, has been canceled.


Schlitterbahn sold for $261M, will continue business in New Braunfels, Galveston

Schlitterbahn, celebrating 40 years as a family owned business based in New Braunfels, announced its sale for $261 million to Cedar Fair, a publicly traded company that owns 11 amusement parks in the United States, including its flagship park, Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.




Happy Cow celebrates a decade of providing food, drinks and live music

Happy Cow, a bar and restaurant located at 9103 FM 1102, New Braunfels, first opened 10 years ago in 2009. …


Plan a staycation: 10 local destinations to visit this year

From amenity-rich parks to a spring-fed water park and Texas’ oldest dance hall, spend time in 2019 …


Rustic Brush now open in Marketplace Shopping Center

The Rustic Brush opened at 651 N. Business I-35, Ste. 1335, New Braunfels, in the Marketplace Shopping Center …



Grand opening to take place at Book Haus' new location Jan. 26

Book Haus is moving from 863I-35, Ste. A, New Braunfels, to 681 S. Hwy. 46, Ste. D. A grand opening event …


Comal Master Gardeners to kick off free speaker series Jan. 12

A free speaker series presented by the Comal Master Gardeners will kick off Jan. 12 with Gary Johnstone’s talk on “soil amendments and composting.” The event will take place at the Westside Community Center, 2932 S. I-35, New Braunfels, where the Comal Master Gardeners maintain a vegetable garden.


Sylver Spoon Dinner Theater celebrates first year with New Year's Eve Party

Sylver Spoon Dinner Theater celebrates its one-year anniversary in December at 6700 I-35, New Braunfels. The company was built by three sisters who wanted to merge their talents to create the ultimate “dinnertainment.” The restaurant offers a chef-inspired menu in addition to theatrical performances and a wine club. There is also on-site day care.


6 things to do in New Braunfels through Jan. 30

Get a head start on filling your calendar for 2019 with these local events and …



New Braunfels library adds more than 100,000 digital titles

With the addition of the cloudLibrary database, the New Braunfels Public Library has added more than 100,000 titles to its digital eBooks and eAudiobooks selection. Library cardholders may access the database on desktop computers, many e-reading devices and iOS and Android phones and tablets.


New Braunfels hosts meatless cooking show at Village Venue on Nov. 15

For those looking to host family members who do not eat meat or are lactose-intolerant, Mike Behrend, executive chef and founder of Veggie SA, will present an evening of food and cooking instruction in New Braunfels.


Rescheduled 'Soul Searching' cemetery tour to provide education, entertainment in New Braunfels

The walking tour “Soul Searching: Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery” was set to take place in October but was postponed because of inclement weather. New dates for the event will be Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m.


Wurstfest is underway, provides more opportunities for free admission

Wurstfest has been a New Braunfels community tradition since 1961, and this year it is evolving on many fronts.



Sidecar craft cocktail lounge and piano bar now open in downtown New Braunfels

Sidecar, a craft cocktail lounge and piano bar, held a grand opening event at its location in the basement of …