Play at the Platz


You’re invited to Marktplatz (Market Plaza; 292 E. Tolle St) for Sunday evenings of family-friendly fun. Bring chairs or a blanket and be ready for live acoustic music, games from New Braunfels Parks & Recreation’s Rec-n-Roll, and a lively atmosphere.

Get Directions to Marktplatz

June 11 | July 9 | August 13
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.


First Fridays


Visit Downtown New Braunfels on the first Friday of the month (March through October) and enjoy shopping late, FREE adult beverage samples, and prizes and giveaways.
Join the Downtown Association at the three official Downtown prize stops, where you can sample adult beverages, get your prize card stamped, and be entered in our drawing for a First Friday Downtown Prize Package.


Visit three different Downtown prize stops each month! Follow Downtown New Braunfels on Facebook and Instagram, or sign up for our email list on our homepage to stay up to date with each month’s participating businesses.


Every First Friday of the Month
5:00 to 8:00 P.M.


“Tubing” and “New Braunfels” are practically synonymous. Summer isn’t complete without a float down the crystal clear Comal River, which passes right through downtown New Braunfels.

Know before you go – Visit for Comal River tubing information, river rules, and more details to help you plan your trip.