Labor Day Weekend in Georgetown
Whether you’re into shopping, swimming, camping, hiking, or unique art, there is plenty to do in and around Georgetown this Labor Day Weekend. Headed out of town? Keep reading for 3 ideas for the perfect weekend trip!
Georgetown Farmers Markets
If you’re spending this Labor Day weekend closer to Georgetown, then the farmers markets are a must. This time of year is arguably Central Texas’ best season for local produce, and there are so many different markets to choose from.
These three standout Georgetown farmers markets should be on the top of your list to visit:
Wolf Ranch Farmers Market
Wolf Ranch Farmers Market is a fixture in the community. The market runs every Saturday at Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Drive, Georgetown TX from 8:30 AM – 1 PM.
Sun City Market
The Sun City Market is held every Tuesday morning from 9:00-Noon at 2 Texas Drive Georgetown, TX.
Wilco Downtown Georgetown Market
This market is held every Thursday from 10 AM to 2 PM at the parking lot on 8th Street across from the Georgetown Public Library.
Looking for more of a weekend getaway? Here are 3 fun Labor Day trip ideas if you’re planning to head out of town this Labor Day weekend…
Mustang Island State Park
Mustang Island is just southeast of the city of Corpus Christi, about a 3.5-hour drive from Georgetown.
This destination features over five miles of open beach and is one of the most popular family beaches in Texas. The park offers an amazing location for any activity under the sun: great camping, picnicking, fishing, beach combing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, sunbathing, surfing, and more.
Facilities in the park include campsites with water and electricity, primitive beach sites, shaded picnic areas, restrooms, and showers.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Readily accessible by car, motorhome, or fifth wheel, Palo Duro Canyon is the most spectacular and scenic landscape feature in the Texas Panhandle. It’s about a 7-hour drive from Georgetown, but it’s worth it.
With a descent of some 800 feet to the canyon floor and more than 16 miles of paved road, Palo Duro Canyon State Park offers fantastic scenic views, miles and miles of hiking and biking trails, a variety of camping & parking areas suitable for day trips, overnight tent camping, or extended stays in the largest of campers and motorhomes.
Marfa, “America’s Coolest Art Town”
Vogue dubbed Marfa “America’s Coolest Art Town” earlier this year. Located 7 hours to the east of Georgetown, it’s well worth the trip if you’re into edgy and immersive art and shopping.
There are a few quaint bars, restaurants, and hotels to enjoy if you’re making a weekend out of it. Several unique clothing and jewelry stores dot the town if you want to pick up something special for you or someone you care about.
Labor Day Done Right
If the 7-hour drive to Marfa for specialty shops and quirky art exhibits isn’t your cup of tea, Georgetown can offer up more than enough fun this Labor Day Weekend. Lately, lots of people are deciding to stay in Georgetown…
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