A woman stands in a gallery, taking a photo, at First Friday Art Walk.

Fredericksburg, TX may not immediately pop into art-lovers’ heads when planning their next art-centric getaway. Believe it or not, our historic Texas Hill Country town is home to a vibrant arts scene and community! We have quickly become a wonderful travel destination for art lovers from all over, as we always provide rich cultural experiences. First Friday Art Walk is a long-running event that invites the public inside participating fine art galleries and spaces. As its name suggests, this event takes place on the first Friday of every month, making for a fantastic activity for early weekend getaways or extended stays.

When you come into Fredericksburg for First Friday Art Walk, surround yourself with authentic Texas Hill Country hospitality by staying with Peach Tree Inn & Suites. We’re proud family-owned and operated, sitting only a few blocks away from Main Street in Downtown Fredericksburg. Our affordable accommodations and fantastic amenities will allow you to be comfortable and ready to explore all that’s in store at the month’s First Friday Art Walk. Keep reading for more information on how you can celebrate our diverse art community! 

Paint the Town at First Friday Art Walk

As mentioned, First Friday Art Walk occurs on the first Friday of every month. During this phenomenal day-long event, participating art galleries open their doors to art-lovers, no matter their level of interest or expertise. You will have the opportunity to mingle with various artists and residents as you feast on wondrous works of art. The galleries will remain open until 8 p.m. so you can take in as much art as possible. First Friday Art Walk is all about bringing art and art lovers together!

Your leisurely Friday evening will not only be filled with art; participating galleries will host new shows, exhibitions, demonstrations, live music performances, and more! Many local wineries lend robust drink options, making for an ideal date night for couples. As you wander the glorious streets of Fredericksburg, look for galleries flying the Art Walk flag. Please note: while some gallerists may be more than happy to give you a tour, most are only open for self-guided tours. There’s something for everyone, from avant-garde mixed media to modern jewelry. Sip some wine and find your new favorite artist! 

Stay near the Art

Many of the more than two dozen Fredericksburg art galleries are located on the West End, near Marktplatz. Several galleries participate in the First Friday Art Walk. Peach Tree Inn & Suites is within walking distance of Marktplatz, so you’ll be near all the sophisticated action during the next art walk. Book your colorful stay with us online today!