During 1968, the local theatre group of New Braunfels decided that it had run their course and wanted to shut down their company. But Elizabeth Elliot, the Founder and Executive Director of Circle Arts Theatre decided that New Braunfels needed a thriving arts theatre and so she founded the Circle Arts Theatre.
Located in Landa Park, New Braunfels, Texas, Circle Arts Theatre is mostly known for their 4 major productions a year. The productions mainly consist of musicals, comedies, dramas, mysteries, etc. Alongside these, the theatre tries to provide a number youth programs throughout the year.
The Circle Arts Theatre, now celebrating its 44th season, gathers the brightest stars amongst New Braunfels talent and performs great theatre productions ranging from classics like Fiddler on the Roof, to more recent comedies such as The Unnecessary Farce.
New Braunfels is mostly known for Wurstfest, which is a 10-day festival where the inhabitant of New Braunfels celebrates German food and culture with Texas flair. Generally celebrated from November 6-15, this festival, known predominately for the endless supply of sausage, brings in thousands of visitors each year. The Circle Arts Theatre produces a Special production for the Wurstfest every year. This year’s production is titled, Beauty and the Wurst.
Apart from these theatres and the festival, New Braunfels offers many interesting and exciting things to do. Landa Park, unlike any other park, is one of the best things of New Braunfels. Giant Oak trees canopy, walking and jogging trails, miniature train tracks, paddle boats for boating in the Comal River and Lake Landa. There is also a 18 hole golf course. Any golf fan will enjoy the course and 19th hole clubhouse grill. New Braunfels also offers The Farm to Market, which is the highest rated farmers’ market in the whole state of Texas!
These are just the handful of the things you may love to do around New Braunfels. It is a beautiful mixture of culture, heritage, adventure, sports and foods. One should not miss the opportunity of visiting New Braunfels and enjoy the variety of life.