First Sommerzeit fest is Saturday

Sommerzeit Festival will make its inaugural appearance in Fredericksburg Saturday, July 16, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.

Main gates open at 11 a.m., and Sommerzeit activities begin around 4 p.m. Festival times are 4 p.m.-midnight.

All-day access tickets for entrance to both the races and Sommerzeit are $15.

General admission to Sommerzeit Festival is $10. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at

Held in conjunction with the Night In Old Fredericksburg Race Meet, this event celebrates summer and means “summertime” in German.

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