San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Events

December 2023

December 2

Join us on Saturday, December 2nd as we host our very first Historic Career Fair!

San Felipe de Austin was a town of many talents and professions. Learn about all the jobs, skills, and chores of those living here by witnessing demonstrations and participating in hands-on activities of skills used in our town 200 years ago! The program will run from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, December 2nd...

December 2

Join us on Saturday, December 2nd as we team with the Gideon Lincecum Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists for their Birding Festival!

With birding activities and crafts for all ages, learn about our area's natural history while surrounded by the cultural history of our community. Activities run from 10am to 2pm. We'll see you there!

December 16

Join staff and volunteers at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site for Texas history and holiday crafts to celebrate the Christmas season!

Christmas was much different for settlers in Mexican Texas than what most of us experience in our modern lives. The day’s activities will be aimed at history lovers and families alike. They include informational presentations on religion and...

February 2024

February 24

You are invited to the wedding of Rachel Virginia Kennard and Henry Fanthorp! Join us at San Felipe de Austin to commemorate the 190th anniversary of the Fanthorps' union . Hear the story of their early life, courtship, and marriage, and discover traditions associated with a colonial Texas wedding.

Contact Chandler Wahrmund at or 936-878-2214 x250 or...