Month: October 2015

Mayor of New Braunfels Signs Disaster Declaration in Wake of Flooding

October 30th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

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via New Braunfels Police Department: On the heels of heavy rain and major flooding, New Braunfels Mayor Barron Casteel has signed a Declaration of Disaster, which is attached. As of this release, here are the current river conditions: COMAL RIVER (at Hinman Island): Flood stage is 11ft. Currently at 20.3ft and rising. Expected to crest […]

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Thursday: Downtown New Braunfels Spooktacular Early Kickoff to Halloween Weekend

October 27th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

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For the 7th year in a row, the Main Street/Downtown Development department, a branch of the Planning and Community Development department of the City of New Braunfels, will host it’s annual Downtown Halloween Spooktacular this Thursday, October 29th from 3:30 to 6:30pm in the streets of Downtown New Braunfels. According to the City of New […]

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Wurstfest Buy One Get One Free Admission Coupon

October 26th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

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 The Wurstfest coupon for 2015 has now ended. We hope you will still make your way to the Wurstfest grounds this year, and on your way to and from, we would love for you to stop by Downtown New Braunfels. We have many places for you to shop, eat, and drink. We also hope that […]

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Heavy Rains Force Closure of New Braunfels’ Comal River

October 24th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

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According to a recent post on the New Braunfels Police Department Facebook page, the Comal River has been closed to recreation until further notice: New Braunfels, Texas — Due to heavy rains, the Comal River in New Braunfels will be closed for recreational use until further notice. Heavy rain has increased the water levels on […]

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WATCH: Drowning Child Rescued in New Braunfels’ Comal River Caught On Video

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

“Had somebody not been there, this kid would’ve likely drowned.” That’s a quote from Commander Craig Smith of the Austin-Travis County EMS who pulled a drowning boy out of the Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas on October 5. They young child was in the right place at the right time as the Austin-Travis County EMS […]

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National Geographic Pays Visit to Downtown New Braunfels

October 16th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

Robert Reid, a featured digital reporter for National Geographic Travel, recently paid a visit to Downtown New Braunfels stopping by some of our favorite stomps like, the Train Museum, the Sophienburg Museum and Archives, and The Phoenix Saloon for a true bowl of Texas chili. Texas has had a long love affair with chili; they […]

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Wine Stroll 2015: And the Winners Are…

October 9th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

We’d like to thank everyone that participated in the Downtown New Braunfels Wine Stroll hosted by the Downtown Association. We hope you got to visit all of your favorite downtown businesses and made some new ones, too. Be sure to come back and visit Downtown New Braunfels. Now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for… […]

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Wine Stroll 2015: Where to Get Your Passport

October 8th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

The New Braunfels Downtown Association is extremely excited about tonight’s 2015 Wine Stroll. We’ve seen a HUGE response this year, and, honestly, it lets us know we can probably guarantee you a few things: 1.) We will run out of passports, and 2.) Many of the participating stores will more than likely serve all of […]

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Wine Stroll 2015: Pumpkin Sangria? OK. Century 21 Brings That and More.

October 7th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

Sangria, sangria, sangria! At this year’s New Braunfels Downtown Association Wine Stroll, Century 21 Randall Morris and Associates will be serving up samples of sangria in flavors of red wine, harvest citrus white, and PUMPKIN! Yes, it is fall, and we know how much ‘Murica loves the pumpkin spice in fall. So this is a […]

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Wine Stroll 2015: Sophienburg Presents Selfies with a Prince at Arlan’s

October 7th, 2015 | Posted by Downtown New Braunfels | DTA, News

New Braunfels practically wouldn’t be here had it not been for Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels. Prince Solms, as he’s come to been known around these parts, spearheaded the establishment of colonies of German immigrants in Texas. We think that makes him a pretty cool dude. The kind of dude that, if he were around today, you’d […]

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