H-E-B Presents Fireworks on the Brazos

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 5/18/2015, 4:35 p.m.
Celebrate national independence at the very site where Texas gained its independence in 1836: Washington on the Brazos State Historic ...

Celebrate national independence at the very site where Texas gained its independence in 1836: Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site, between Brenham and Navasota.

Presented by H-E-B and coordinated by the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association, the annual 4th of July celebration at this 293-acre state park includes a day filled with family activities from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015. 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. 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 Barrington Farm and the Star of the Republic Museum and tours of Independence Hall.

Food vendors will offer a variety of festival food choices; arts and crafts vendors will offer items for sale. 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.

KTEX/KWHI will broadcast the fireworks display live.

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, Texas Parks and Wildlife staff at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site, the staff of the Star of the Republic Museum, and the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association.

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is located at 23400 Park Road 12, Washington, TX, 77880—approximately halfway between Brenham and Navasota, off of State Hwy. 105. From Hwy. 105, follow either FM 912 or FM 1155 to Park Road 12. For additional information, call (936) 878-2214 or visit the site’s new website at www.wheretexasbecametexas.org.