After my side trip to Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park as described in my earlier blog, I continued driving towards Fredericksburg town. Fredericksburg is also known as the Peach Capital of Texas, so it is common to find stops along the road selling peach, stone fruits and grapes. It was a weekend and the traffic jam was like 2 miles long. After a couple of turnings looking for parking bay, I finally parked my car quite a distance from the city centre on smaller road near some housing area to tour the city by foot. First stop was the National Museum of the Pacific War which is dedicated exclusively to the Pacific Theatre battles of World War II. After 2 hours touring the museum I ventured to the Market Square for Octoberfest. Everyone seem to converge at Fredericksburg's Market Square at the city centre to saviour Octoberfest. A busy intersection was cordoned off to let merry makers had their fills of beer and had fanfare during to celebrate Octoberfest. It was quite chilly and luckily I had my jacket on. The main street of Fredericksburg was one busy tourist street, full with visitors coming from near and far. There was a $6 entrance fee to the Octoberfest where inside were merry makers, beers flowed (not free) and German props and anything resembled Germany origin were on display.
It was my first time celebrating Octoberfest and an eye opening one. Here are the photographs I took while in Fredericksburg:
Location: Fredericksburg, Texas
Coordinates: 30°16′27″N 98°52′19″W