A Beatles tribute show and a live music festival are a couple of the events happening in New Braunfels in April and May.


Total Solar Eclipse Party

Celebrate this celestial wonder at the library with events and activities including eclipse ambassador training, a "make your own" eclipse t-shirt station, interactive displays and exhibits, educational arts and crafts and more. There will be free eclipse glasses on a first-come, first-serve basis.Hill Country Craft Beer Festival

Sample local craft beer, eat from food trucks and enjoy live music at this festival from the Rotary Club of New Braunfels. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
  • April 13, 2-8 p.m.
  • $35 admission through April 12; $45 admission at gate; $150 VIP admission
  • Historic Stelzenplatz at Wurstfest Grounds, 120 Landa St., New Braunfels
  • www.hccbf.com
Aim Wild Wellness Fest

Local holistic wellness businesses will offer movement classes, services, presentations, products and food.
  • $5 admission, free for children 12 and under
  • April 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels
  • [email protected]
Folkfest 2024

Join the Heritage Society of New Braunfels for its annual celebration of early Texans.Fiesta San Antonio

San Antonio’s annual 10-day springtime celebration offers over 100 citywide events including parades, culinary pop-ups, exhibits, vendor markets, a carnival and more.Train Show

Join the New Braunfels Railroad Museum for an event that takes up the entire Civic Center. Kids will get to be junior engineers at the museum’s "Kids Run the Trains" Layout. There will be displays of model railroads, over 60 vendors with items to buy, sell or swap, a silent auction, a museum store as well as snacks, beverages and lunch selections.Liverpool Legends: Beatles Experience

Take a musical journey back in time with Liverpool Legends, the internationally acclaimed Beatles tribute band hand-picked by Louise Harrison, sister of The Beatles’ George Harrison.
  • April 20, 7:30 p.m.
  • $41-$81 including fees, depending on seats
  • Brauntex Theatre, 290 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels
  • www.brauntex.org
5k Beer Run

Run, walk or jog this 5k course that starts and ends in downtown New Braunfels. Afterward, celebrate with a locally-brewed craft beverage from New Braunfels Brewing Company at the finish line.Earth Day Celebration

Join Headwaters on the Comal and other community environmental organizations in celebrating Earth Day. Connect with nature by exploring a native prairie restoration, strolling along the Comal river or participating in hands-on activities.Thru the Chute Boat Race

At this competition event, participants will launch their handmade cardboard boats through the New Braunfels City Tube Chute as spectators cheer them on. There will also be educational activities hosted by event partners on the banks of the Comal River.May

Saengerfest 2024

Formerly known as Wein and Saengerfest, this festival will have two stages for live music from headliners and local musicians, family and kids’ activities, downtown shopping, food vendors as well as wine and craft beer samplings. A free park-and-ride shuttle will be available at New Braunfels City Hall from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.‘Matilda: The Musical JR.’

Watch Roald Dahl’s beloved story of a girl with an extraordinary imagination on the main stage. With dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda JR. is a show for children and adults alike.
  • May 3-5, 7 p.m. (Fri.-Sat. shows); 2 p.m. (Sat.-Sun. shows)
  • $12 admission
  • Circle Arts Theatre, 124 Elizabeth Ave., New Braunfels
  • www.circleartstheatre.org/shows
Mayfest 2024 at Mayfair

The inaugural live music and family festival will feature tethered hot air balloon rides, an exotic petting zoo with baby kangaroos, a rock wall, inflatable games, kites, ax throwing, food trucks, local vendors, and more, with the option to tour model homes. Musical acts Bicycle Boy, Sound Cynic and Zoomdust will perform.