Celebrate Texas Independence at "Independence Eve"

March 1


Fireworks on the Brazos presented by HEB

07/04/2016, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Celebrate national independence at the very site where Texas gained its independence in 1836. Presented by H-E-B and coordinated by the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association, the annual 4th of July celebration includes a day filled with family activities from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2016.

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Highlights of the celebration are the free music concert by Cody Bryan Band from 7 to 9 p.m. in the park’s amphitheater, followed by a fireworks extravaganza with patriotic music at approximately 9:30 p.m. Family programs will run at Independence Hall at 11 a.m. and 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m., followed by old fashioned period baseball games at between 6 and 7 p.m. Buses will run constantly from 1 to 10 p.m. to shuttle guests to the different areas of the park, at no charge. Food and craft vendors will offer a variety of items for sale throughout the event. Located near the Visitor’s Center, H-E-B will give away free sodas at 5:30 p.m. As always, admission to the park and parking is free. Fees apply for access to Independence Hall; the Star of the Republic Museum; and Barrington Living History Farm.

Visitors can bring picnics, blankets, lawn chairs and flashlights. State park rules apply; alcohol prohibited. Contact Jon Failor at (936) 878-2214 ext. 224 or Jon.Failor@tpwd.texas.gov for more information.

THIS EVENT IS MADE POSSIBLE BY: H-E-B, Brenham National Bank, Brenham KTEX 106 Sounds Like Texas, Del Sol Food Company-Briannas, Germania Insurance, Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mike Hopkins Distributing

Location Map (Washington on the Brazos Site)

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