American Flags, hot dogs, parades, food trucks, and fireworks are on everyone’s mind this week as we gear up for 4th of July in Bryan College Station! Patriotism runs deep in this community, making it the perfect 4th of July destination for the whole family. 

Thursday

 
Old Fashioned 4th of July in the Park

The festivities begin Thursday morning with a good, old-fashioned Independence Day celebration! This free, annual celebration presented by the Brazos Heritage Society will include a flag-raising, children's parade, music, refreshments and more.

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July 4th Music @ Century Square

Spend your afternoon in Century Square with the talented Tanner Usrey. Grab your blankets, your friends, and a treat from one of Century Square’s delicious restaurants and enjoy free live music before heading to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum for the fireworks!

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“I Love America 4th of July Celebration”

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets and spend Fourth of July at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at this annual family-friendly event. Admission to the Bush Presidential Library & Museum will be free all day, with food trucks, train rides & bounce houses for kids, live music (featuring Great American Boxcar Chorus and the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra), and will finish with the best fireworks show in BCS!

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Friday

Museum of the American G.I.

Take a step into the past as you explore the temporary exhibits and permanent collections honoring those who have served in our country’s military. The Day by Day: D-Day to D-Day +84 exhibit features daily situation maps of the first 85 days of the Normandy Campaign. A special highlight of the exhibit will be a display of items belonging to Lt. Col James Earl Rudder commander of the 2nd Ranger battalion. Come see D-Day in a new way!

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Experience the arts, sciences, and history of the Brazos Valley

From hands-on experiences at The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley, to George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones collection at Cushing Memorial Library, there is a museum for everyone here in Bryan College Station! Friday afternoon is the perfect opportunity to explore the unique art, culture, and history of the Brazos Valley, and you can stay cool while doing it.

Learn more about our museums here.

 

First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan

The Downtown Bryan Association invites you to come out to First Friday! Enjoy live music, art and an array of shopping and dining options. This is a free, family friendly event and a great way to enjoy the evening!

For a full schedule of events, click here.

 

Saturday

Community Outdoor Yoga @ Lake Walk Town Center

Bring your friends and family to this fun, interactive yoga class Saturday morning at 8am at the Lake Walk Pavilion. All you need is a mat and water. Community Yoga is free and open to the public to attend and open to all ages and skill levels. 

Learn more here.

 

Aggieland Safari

It’s going to be a wild holiday weekend at Aggieland Safari! Games, run-through sprinklers, camel treks, snowcones, and more are all on the schedule, along with the usual family fun you can find at Bryan College Station’s newest attraction year-round!

Learn more here.

 

Catch a comedy classic at The Queen

Beat the heat & catch the Chris Farley classic, Tommy Boy, at The Queen in Historic Downtown Bryan for only $5! Showtimes are 3PM & 7PM.


 

Where to Stay:

Soak up the summer sun poolside at Cavalry Court! Their bomb-pop “poptails” combined with military theming down to the finest details make this the perfect place for your 4th of July weekend getaway!

Book your stay: https://www.experiencebcs.com/hotels/

 

Where to Eat:

Pick up a map & hit the trail on the Brazos Smoke Texas BBQ Tour! Collect as many stickers as you can at these restaurants for a chance to win some amazing prizes! For the real BBQ fans, stop by at least 5 of the 8 restaurants for a chance to win a vacation package to come back to Bryan College Station in the Fall!


Learn more at BrazosSmokeBBQ.com