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3 Texas Hill Country Food Festivals to Add to Your Foodie Favorites List

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With such a large size and a variety of cultures that make up the state of Texas, almost every type of cuisine is available here. Eaten, loved, and celebrated, many foods are lauded in their own festivals, across the entire Lone Star State. With warmer weather now upon us, the number of food festivals one can attend is starting to increase exponentially. So, if you love celebrating food as much as we do, and equally love Central Texas, then here are three great Texas Hill Country food festivals to add to your foodie favorites list.

1. Hill Country Food Truck Festival

3 Texas Hill Country Food Festivals to Add to Your Foodie Favorites List

Photo: Facebook/Visit Fredericksburg TX

Now in its fifth year, the Hill Country Food Truck Festival features “…14 food trucks, 12 Texas Hill Country wineries and a full day of live Texas music,” taking place in Luckenbach Texas. Happening June 23 this year, prior years have seen attendance of roughly 2,500, at “…what could be best described as an iconic summer day in the Texas Hill Country – delicious food, Texas wine, ice cold beer and great Americana music!”

2. Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

3 Texas Hill Country Food Festivals to Add to Your Foodie Favorites List

Photo: Facebook/Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest, October 27, 2018

Scheduled for October 27 this year, the Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest will be held in historic, downtown Fredericksburg, in the Texas Hill Country. “It is a full-course celebration of Texas food, wine, beer, music, specialty booths, food court and fun for all! Plus fabulous events: Thursday’s Go Texan! Dinner, Friday’s Celebration of Texas Food & Wine and Saturday’s Patron Party on Marktplatz,” according to the event website.

3. Wurstfest, New Braunfels

3 Texas Hill Country Food Festivals to Add to Your Foodie Favorites List

Photo: Facebook/Wurstfest

With more than 40 years under its belt, thanks to its German influences, New Braunfels has successfully hosted one of the greatest Texas Hill Country food festivals known to locals and tourists alike. Featuring plenty of pretzels, strudel, sausage, polka music, and so much more, this year’s Wurstfest will be taking place November 2 – 11. It boasts “…good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment.”