Celebrate Texas Independence at "Independence Eve"

March 1


Fireworks on the Brazos

07/04/2017, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

“Fireworks on the Brazos,” one of the park’s most treasured events occurs on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Presented by H-E-B and coordinated by Washington on the Brazos State Park Association. The event celebrates when the U.S. became the U.S., at the place “Where Texas Became Texas.” The Fourth of July celebration includes a concert; patriotic music; old-fashioned baseball games; period games; rifle firing demonstrations; food and crafts; and living history interpretations. Admission to the park and parking is free during this event; shuttle within the park is also free. Visitors can bring picnics; blankets; lawn chairs; and flashlights; alcohol is prohibited. For more information, contact Jon Failor at 936-878-2214 ext. 224 or jon.failor@tpwd.texas.gov.

Event schedule:
10 a.m. – 7p.m. Park Attractions Open
11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. Tours of Independence Hall
1 p.m. – 3p.m. Kids Crafts at the Visitor’s Center
Afternoon Free Soda from H-E-B
Between 6 and 7 p.m. Old-Fashioned Period Baseball Games
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Free Blue Bell Ice Cream
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Free Concert by Wesley Westbrook Band
9:30 p.m. Free Fireworks Extravaganza

Brought to you by H-E-B, Brenham National Bank, Brenham KTEX 106 Sounds like Texas, KWHI 1280, Blue Bell Ice Cream, Del Sol Food Company-Briannas, Germania Insurance, KAGS TV, Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau, TPWD, the Star of the Republic Museum/Blinn College and the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association.


Location Map (Washington on the Brazos Site)

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