Summer Sip

Get ready to be Summer Sippin' the second Saturday in Historic Downtown Brenham! Your collectible glass is your ticket to sampling dozens of cocktails from around the world, all while strolling through the unique shops in Downtown Brenham! Purchase your glass online or at any Summer Sip participant locations! 

classic cars parked outside of the Texas Cotton Gin Museum in Burton Texas

Cotton Gin Classic Car & Truck Show

Annual Car & Truck Show held in the shadow of the oldest operating cotton gin in America and located in Burton, TX.

Juneteenth Jr Queen and King sit on top of a blue, silver, and gold float, waving to attendees.

WCJA Juneteenth Ceremony & Parade

Annual Juneteenth Parade in Downtown Brenham held by Washington County Juneteenth Association.

The Texas Historical Commission, Washington on the Brazos Historical Foundation, and Texas Ten Historical Explorers Cordially invite you to their Annual Judge Eddie E. Harrison Juneteenth Heritage Celebration, Celebrating the Legacy of the Black Cowboy, June 24th, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Annual Judge Eddie E. Harrison Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington on the Brazos is proud to celebrate Juneteenth as a part of Washington County’s long history of marking the end of slavery in Texas. This event is dedicated to the memory of Judge Eddie E. Harrison who pioneered the now annual commemoration in 2017 and who’s legacy looms large over the entirety of Washington County and the Brazos Valley.

July & August

a black classic car in a parade with many flags and red, white, and blue, for independence day in Chappell Hill

Chappell Hill Independence Day Parade & Festivities

Biggest small town parade! Come on out to celebrate 4th of July in Chappell Hill.

Independence Celebration in Independence Graphic

Annual Independence Celebration

Come celebrate Independence Day in Independence, TX with a trail ride, parade and fireworks!

Hot Nights, Cool Tunes Concerts

Have a cool time around historic Downtown Brenham’s square where four Saturdays nights – typically every weekend in July (depending on how the holiday falls) – are made for Hot Nights Cool Tunes free outdoor concerts! Bring your lawn chairs and listen to great live music played by a different band each evening. Also find the Stray Katz Classic Car Cruise-In, food and beverage vendors, and tasty selections at local restaurants.

ladies under an awning tasting cheese, crackers, and wine

Chappell Hill Wine & Cheese Crawl

This will be a day filled with going to the different shops along Main Street and tasting different wines, sampling goodies that will blend with the wines and spending time with friends and family while you explore Chappell Hill.