8 of the Best Annual Texas Hill Country Summer Events

There are tons of fun celebrations to enjoy if you’re exploring Wimberley this summer. Tons of live music, food, and entertainment await you at these fantastic events that you won’t want to miss. Keep reading to discover some of the best summer events in the Texas Hill Country. 

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Wimberley Market Days – All Summer 

Wimberley Market Days offer visitors a fantastic way to shop locally. Hundreds of vendors sell fascinating goods, products, and food. Be sure to check the schedule so you can ensure that you get to experience this fantastic local event during your trip!  

San Marcos Summer in the Park Series – June Through August 

Soak up some sun and live music at the San Marcos Summer in the Park Series. Check out this year’s lineup!   

Blanco Lavender Festival – June  

The Blanco Lavender Festival is an annual event in June celebrating over 20 years of growing this beautiful flowering plant in the Texas Hill Country. Live music, beer and wine, and a market accompany this fun event. 

Independence Day Parade – July  

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Wimberley with the Independence Day Parade! “The Best Little Parade in Texas” begins in front of Katherine Anne Porter School and runs along 2235 down through Wimberley Square, showcasing plenty of patriotic spirit and red, white, and blue.  

VFW Annual Rodeo – July 

The VFW Annual Rodeo is one of the most anticipated summer events in the Texas Hill Country. Three days of mutton bustin’, bull riding, and two-calf scramble are just a few of the fun activities to watch, in addition to the food and other vendors present. 

The Peddler Show – August  

If you love shopping and supporting small businesses, then The Peddler Show is the perfect Texas Hill Country event for you. Boutiques and plenty of local, Texas-owned shops showcase their goods at this incredible shopping experience. It stops in New Braunfels in August, which is only about a 35-minute drive from our Inn! It also makes a stop in Fredericksburg in late November. 

Art Squared Arts Market – All Summer  

Discover local crafts, live music, and demonstrations at the Art Squared Arts Market. This annual summer event in the Texas Hill Country is a great way to view and purchase a local treasure. 

Wings Over Wimberley – September 

Experience the exciting phenomenon that is the bat emergence. Wings Over Wimberley is a fun celebration of this incredible sight, with a day full of things to do before watching the hoard of bats fly. 

Plan Your Summer Hill Country RetreatWimberley Cottage working area 

The Blair House Inn offers one of the most unique stays in all of Texas Hill Country. Our beautiful Inn is home to a collection of accommodations and amenities that make a stay at our Inn second-to-none. Delectable cuisine is at the heart of our mission, and our fine dining restaurant allows you to indulge in a delicious array of gourmet eats. You can also enhance your stay by booking one of our cooking classes, enjoying a spa service, or specials. Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway at The Blair House Inn!  

Start planning your Texas Hill Country getaway by booking one of our accommodations today. We look forward to welcoming you to our Inn.