Fredericksburg 4th of July Drive Thru Helicopter and Farmer’s Market in the Field


11 - 12

4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Grapetown TX

Please note that we have a no refund policy. This is clearly stated on our website:

If you are not able to attend the event anymore, for any reason, we'll gladly change your ticket to any future event.


The safety, health and wellness of our attendees always remains our top priority. Given the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and the Governor's recent Executive Order we have decided to take the following actions regarding the coming July 3 & 4 events.

CAPACITY: We will be operating the food portion of this event at 50% capacity in an outdoor open air space.

TEMPERATURES: Everyone’s temperatures will be taken at the entrance. If anyone has a high temperature, they will be refused entrance.

MASKS: Masks are encouraged but optional at this time. Masks will be REQUIRED for anyone that would like to do a helicopter ride. Please bring your own mask.

SANITIZING: Hand sanitizing and hand washing stations will be distributed throughout the property. There will be a restroom attendant on-site during operating hours to help ensure cleanliness and social distancing. Cleaning staff will also be sanitizing high-touch areas before, during and after hours of operation.

SOCIAL DISTANCING: All tables and seating will be set up six feet apart. Guests are asked to follow all CDC social distancing guidelines.

SAFETY FIRST: If you feel sick or uncomfortable attending this event we will credit you for any of our future events up to a year and a half from now. Simply email us at to confirm the new date of your choice. Unfortunately no refunds will be issued. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you soon!

SEAFOOD: The food portion of the event including: Lobster, Crab, Oysters & Crawfish will still take place with additional safety protocols including temperature checks, social distancing and capacity limits (more details are below).

CONCERT: The Eli Young Band Concert has been postponed to the Fall (date to follow). All tickets will be credited to the future date. Once announced, if you can not attend the new date your ticket can be credited for any future event for up to a year and a half. Events are listed here:

HOT AIR BALLOONS: We will be upgrading all hot air balloon ride ticket holders to a Helicopter Ride. We will be contacting you to schedule the ride on either July 3 or 4. In addition, we are rescheduling the full festival to the September 11 weekend and will honor your full passes that weekend. While helicopter rides are a go, all Hot Air Balloon activities have been postponed for July 3 and 4 to September 11 & 12. Hot air balloon ticket holders can either still attend on July 3 & 4 and be automatically upgraded to a helicopter ride or they can attend the new date (September 11 & 12). If you do not wish to upgrade to a helicopter ride and can not attend the new date your ticket can be credited for any future event for up to a year and a half. Events are listed here: (more to be announced soon).

HELICOPTER: Helicopter Rides will be available. Anyone with a Hot Air Balloon Tethered Ride ticket can upgrade for free to a helicopter ride. Masks are required for all guests that wish to take a helicopter ride.

FIREWORKS: All fireworks have been cancelled.