New Braunfels Hosts Folkfest 2017 on April 8, 9


If you have ever wondered what it was like to be a 19th Century New Braunfels resident, you’ll want to attend Folkfest 2017 on April 8 and 9 at the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. Set on 11 lush and expansive acres, the folkfest is a celebration and appreciation of New Braunfels’ unique history and heritage from a pioneer perspective.

This spring festival is full of entertainment, reenactments and interesting historical experiences. Guests will enjoy food, craft beer, wine, shopping from local vendors and hands-on activities that focus on the life and times of 19th Century life in New Braunfels. Those who come dressed in period costume receive free admission. General admission for adults is $5, $2 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 get in free.

Folkfest takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 8 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 9. The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture is located at 1370 Churchill Dr. in New Braunfels. For more information about Folkfest, visit

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