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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Wassailfest Returns to Downtown New Braunfels


The City of New Braunfels is excited to once again partner with the New Braunfels Downtown Association for the return of Wassailfest!

The annual event is set for December 2nd, 2021, in downtown from 6pm to 8:45pm, followed by a free concert from 8:45pm to 10pm hosted by the New Braunfels Jaycees.

Beyond the traditional Wassailstops, this year’s event will feature non-profit food vendors, shopping specials and extended hours at downtown businesses, and a variety of entertainment and activities. The Main Plaza bandstand will feature several local singing groups offering up holiday melodies for those attending Wassailfest 2021. Here’s the lineup: 

6:05pm-6:25pm - Freiheit Elementary School

6:30pm-6:50pm - Oak Creek Elementary School

6:55pm-7:15pm - Rebecca Creek HawkApella Choir & Mountain Valley Elementary Harmonic Hawks

7:20pm-7:40pm - Hoffmann Lane Lyrical Leopards

7:45pm-8:05pm - Danville Middle School Voice Studio

8:10pm-8:30pm – New Braunfels Middle School Choir

 “Wassailfest is an iconic local event that brings the community together to celebrate the holiday season in our beautiful and historic downtown,” said New Braunfels Mayor Rusty Brockman. “Just like a good cup of Wassail, the community spirit of gathering together and helping local non-profit agencies warms the soul, and we hope residents and visitors find their way downtown for this festive event.”

Several street closures around downtown Main Plaza will affect driving routes throughout the day. East San Antonio St. from Comal Ave. to Union St. will be closed beginning at 10am. At 4pm, several other road closures will begin, including:

  • All of Main Plaza
  • Seguin Ave. (from Mill St. to Coll St.)
  • San Antonio St. (from Comal Ave. to Hill Ave.)
  • Castell Ave. (from Mill St. to the alley behind the Antique Mall)

Drivers are asked to remove their vehicles from these areas prior to 4pm.

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