Exotic cuisine. Outdoor pleasure. Cold beer. Live audio. Shopping. Desserts. Let us face it, even when it comes to getting a fantastic time, nothing beats a good Texas festival. And that is particularly true once you’re talking about spending some time at the gorgeous, historical Texas Hill Country.
If day excursions, romantic evenings, and family enjoyment are in your schedule this season, some of those Texas festivals you will want to check out include:
Whether you are a longtime Texas resident or just passing through to pass the time, you won’t want to overlook this celebration on the website where delegates met in 1836 to officially announce Texas’s independence from Mexico Dallas Texas Fun. Events include live music, crafts, food, and”living history presentations.”
If you are a flower enthusiast, this is one of these Texas festivals that is a must-see. The gorgeous sight of this flowering Texas wildflowers is celebrated annually in Burnett, where visitors into the Bluebonnet Festival may see the countryside taking in the stunning wildflower perspectives, like live music and dance, or go searching for antiques and other unique Texas antiques.
July: Independence, TX July 4th Celebration (Freedom, TX)
What better spot to commemorate America’s birthday than at a city named Independence? This little town gem of a Fourth of July celebration includes a day trail ride, a parade, a street dancing, and a night fireworks extravaganza.
Visit the Harvest Grape Stomp, where you can as well as the children can indulge in hayrides, grape picking, barrel stomping and much more – like delicious vintages and yummy grape juice to the under-21 audience.
Kickoff your vacation season in style with this enchanting two-day occasion, normally held the first weekend in December. Tasks include the light of the Courthouse Square, caroling, narrative time, live entertainment, a”Jingle Bell” shopping marketplace,”Breakfast with Santa”, along with a Christmas movie revealed at the Simon Theatre. And , yes, a stunning lighted parade held in the center of downtown Brenham.
This popular event includes maps to get a self-guided tour across the historical Hill Country town of Brenham. Every stop on the tour (which changes annually ) is adorned for the holidays, and hosted with a”Heritage Belle” – your personal guide who is available to provide you with the interesting history and backstory of every dwelling, dressed in period costume.
The Holiday Home Tour is held the weekend before Thanksgiving and is still another fantastic way to kick off your holiday season, Texas Hill Country style.
Resolutions not off to a fantastic start? No worries, you can pursue the post-holiday blues off with a day or evening of wine tasting and purchasing in Brenham’s downtown area. Do not forget to obtain a keepsake glass.