New Braunfels Folk Fest

Join us for a family friendly weekend experiencing and appreciating New Braunfels’ unique history and heritage from a pioneer perspective at the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture! New Braunfels Folk Fest is located on our lush and expansive 11 acres full of Texas live oaks and blooming wildflowers, right along the route of the historic Camino Real. New Braunfels Folk Fest is full of entertainment, reenactments, and fantastic historical education all while enjoying food, craft beer, wine, and shopping from local vendors, as well as a great many kid-friendly, hands-on activities and much much more all focused on the life and times of a 19th century New Braunfelser.

Come dressed in period costume and gain free admission!
Active duty miltary and their families get in to New Braunfels Folk Fest free. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children 6-12, 6 and under

 

KINDERMASKEN Parade

Be part of New Braunfels’ oldest heritage tradition, the historic Kindermasken Parade! Hermann Seele, one of the city’s first teachers, founded this costumed parade for school children as early as 1856. He wanted a May Day celebration for children to remember their German heritage. Some local families have participated in the parade for seven generations! Make historic Kindermasken Parade a part of your family tradition. Join us the first Saturday in May in historic downtown New Braunfels.

Take a drive back into history

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