There is a range of events to choose from in October and November in New Braunfels. From town hall meetings and a train show to different festivals, there is something for everyone.

Pumpkin Patch at Rockin’ R

Get in the seasonal spirit by attending the first annual pumpkin patch at Rockin’ R in Gruene. The Little Pumpkin’s Play Patch for kids will feature a corn pit, a jump pad, scarecrow dressing, crafts, a picnic area, a bubble station and other games. The Fall Market and Festival will take place from Oct. 28-29 and offer seasonal vendors, face painting, food trucks and more.
  • Sept. 30-Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-8p.m. (Pumpkin Patch), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Little Pumpkin’s Play Patch); Oct. 28-29 (Fall Market & Festival)
  • Free (pumpkin patch), $10 (Little Pumpkin Play Patch)
  • 1405 Gruene Road, New Braunfels
Town hall meeting

The Comal County Conservation Alliance and League of Women Voters of the Comal Area will hold a town hall meeting highlighting two amendments that, if passed, would invest $1 billion in developing new water sources (Proposition 6) and $1 billion in state parks (Proposition 14).Fall Train Show

The Fall Train Show will have an extra-large exhibit of Lego trains, seven to nine additional large displays of traveling model railroads, and over 60 Texas vendors displaying over 300 tables to purchase, sell or swap trains. There will also be hourly drawings for prizes, a silent auction and food.'Deep in the Heart'

The Comal County Conservation Alliance will host "Deep in the Heart," a film showcasing Texas landscapes and diverse wildlife. The film, which is narrated by Matthew McConaughey, also aims to highlight the importance of water and wildlife conservation, and the importance of Texas’ conservation on a continental scale. There will also be a meet and greet with Associate Producer Josh Winkler.Downtown Spooktacular

The city of New Braunfels will host the 2023 Downtown Spooktacular. Downtown businesses and local nonprofit organizations can sign up for Trick-or-Treat Stops and pass out candy and non-candy options, such as stickers and tiny toys. Businesses or nonprofit organizations interested in participating need to register.7th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival: A Celebration of Life and Culture

The New Braunfels Chamber's Hispanic Business Alliance will host its annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. There will be a variety of food, including street tacos, elote, gorditas and fajitas. There will also be vendors selling handmade earrings and Mexican dresses, face painters, live music, arts and crafts, and dancing.31st Annual Texas Clay Festival

The Texas Clay Festival features work from over 80 Texas potters and clay artists. The festival also allows attendees to view and purchase artists’ work.
  • Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Gruene Historic District, 1724 Hunter Road, New Braunfels

The 62nd annual festival celebrates German culture with food, live music, dancing, carnival rides and games. The festival will host 42 entertainment acts across five stages over the 10-day celebration, totaling 367 hours of live music.
  • Nov. 3-12, times vary
  • Tickets range from $18-$22.50
  • 120 Landa St., New Braunfels