Your Guide to the Best Memorial Day Weekend in Texas

Each year, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. This day kicks off the season of BBQs, swimming, outdoor adventures, and picnics with the family. Celebrate this holiday weekend and treat yourself to a trip to the Texas Hill Country. Stay at Cypress Creek Cottages in Wimberley, and you’ll be in the heart of many popular Texas cities. Here’s your guide to the cities’ best events occurring during Memorial Day weekend in Texas

For more tips regarding the area’s best restaurants, attractions, and events, take a look at our Texas Hill Country itinerary

Events During Memorial Day Weekend in Texas

Friends sitting on the grass eating at a music festival


Only a 45-minute drive from Cypress Creek Cottages.

Lone Star Jam

This two-day music festival in Austin features all-star country musicians, such as Josh Abbott Band and Jack Ingram. 

The Paramount Theatre Summer Film Series

Throughout Memorial Day and the rest of the summer in the capital of Texas, you can enjoy a free, outdoor showing of a classic film, such as Casablanca or Cabaret. 

San Antonio

san antonio amusement parks

Only an 80-minute drive from Cypress Creek Cottages.

Amusement Parks

San Antonio is home to an impressive list of thrilling amusement parks including Six Flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld San Antonio, Splashtown of San Antonio, and the San Antonio Zoo. Many of these attractions feature special rates and discounts during Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day Artisan Show

This annual festival takes place along the iconic River Walk in San Antonio. Peruse the artisan booths and boutique shops and admire handmade pottery, textiles, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. 


Only a 70-minute drive from Cypress Creek Cottages. 

crawfish boil

Crawfish Festival

Have you ever indulged in cajun food? You’ll find plenty of it at the Crawfish Festival in Fredericksburg. The festival also features German food, carnival rides, and live entertainment. 


Home of Cypress Creek Cottages

Red, White, and Blues on the Falls

After flooding in Wimberley in 2015, this music festival was created to promote positive vibes and to promote the restoration and promotion of the Texas Hill Country. Red, White, and Blues on the Falls features live music, delicious food, and unique vendors and shops. Plus, one dollar of every ticket sold is donated to Hill Country Conservancy Non-Profit Organization! 

Stay in Your Own Private Texas Hill Country Cottage

Cottage 10 Hot Tub

When you’re celebrating Memorial Day weekend in Texas, you’ll need somewhere to be your hub to all of the exciting events occurring. Stay in a private, pristine cottage at Cypress Creek Cottages. Each of our cottages has it’s own theme and color and will make you feel at home. Some of our guests’ favorite features of the cottages include the fully-equipped kitchens, outdoor decks, hot tubs, BBQ grills, and the feeling of being surrounded by nature. During the hot summer months, beat the heat and go wading in the trickling creek located on the property grounds. 

The month of May and the Memorial Day holiday mark the beginning of our busy season here at Cypress Creek Cottages. Check our availability and reserve your favorite cottage before someone else does!

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