Nestled on the borders of the Guadalupe River, with a population of just over 20,000, Kerrville still retains its old world charm.
Kerrville Folk Festival:
The Kerrville Folk Festival was founded by Rod Kennedy in 1972. It is an 18 day music festival featuring many upcoming and original singers and songwriters from all over the world. It takes place in the spring and is a well beloved hill country event.
Founded in 1922 as a militia training ground, Schreiner University is now a well respected university home to several aspiring students.
Jewelry artisan James Avery started this Texan company in 1954 in Kerrville, TX. Famous all over Texas now for its unique charms and Christian themes, this gorgeous jewelry company is a big part of Kerrville.
If you feel nature trails are all this place has to offer then you are in for a surprise. There is more to this rustic town than its scenic beauty and quaint feel. Its cultural calendar is filled with numerous activities that you can be a part of. If you are looking for some fun things to do while in Kerrville, you will not be disappointed.
Play a leisurely round of golf at one of the many golf courses in and around Kerrville if you want to do something different. There are many golf courses strewn within a few miles of Kerrville. The golf courses are entertaining and challenging.
You can spend your time shopping or browsing through the shops selling genuine antiques. The shop owners will be happy to share with you the history of anything that catches your fancy. Fredericksburg, Comfort, Ingram , and Boerne are some of the sister cities you need to check out. There are more shops on Water Street where you can pick up interesting knick-knacks to take home. If you cannot resist fine jewelry, you must visit James Avery, for they have some exquisite pieces.
A number of Mexican, Italian, Southwestern, American, and even Japanese restaurants can tickle your taste buds. You can get your choice of authentic and fresh seafood, steaks, barbecue, or sushi.
Things To Do
fri29may10:00 amfri4:00 pm"From Realism to Surrealism"" Art Exhibit at Kerr Arts & Cultural Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm Kerrville Arts & Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett Street Kerrville, Texas 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville
fri29may10:00 amfri4:00 pmBarbara Blckburn Cooledge Art Exhibit at Kerr Arts & Cultural Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm Kerrville Arts & Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett Street Kerrville, Texas 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville
sat30may9:00 amsat5:00 pmTexas Gun & Knife Show at Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center9:00 am - 5:00 pm Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3705 Hwy 27 E Kerrville, TX 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville
sat30may10:00 amsat4:00 pm"From Realism to Surrealism"" Art Exhibit at Kerr Arts & Cultural Center10:00 am - 4:00 pm Kerrville Arts & Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett Street Kerrville, Texas 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville