We’ve found all the freedom-celebrating fun events for the Fourth of July in Bryan and College Station! These activities are filled with food, fireworks, music and patriotic fun for the entire family!
“I Love America” Celebration at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
The College Station Lions Club’s Fourth of July “I Love America” Celebration, will be going on all day at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at A&M.
The museum will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. with free admission for everyone all day; building closes at 8:30 p.m. Live entertainment, concessions and games for children begin at 5 p.m. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display and concert by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets, but leave your pets or glass containers at home please.
Free parking is available to the public at Reed Arena and the West Campus Parking Garage on the campus. Shuttles will begin running at 4:30 p.m. from the garage to the museum. Handicapped parking is available in the north side of Lot 41 in front of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. See the schedule of events below and for more information, go here: http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/museum/events/2014/661/
Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration at Heritage Park (600 Hutchins in Bryan) from 9:30 am- Noon
For the past 28 years, the Brazos Heritage Society sponsors an old-fashioned Independence Day in Heritage Park, located at 30th and Hutchins Street in the Eastside Historical District of Bryan. This free event includes a flag-raising ceremony, patriotic readings and music, a children’s parade, games and activities, and refreshments.
Spirit Ice Arena Ice-Skating and a Movie (400 Holleman Dr East, College Station)
Spirit Ice Arena & the American Cancer Society are teaming up to give you a COOL way to celebrate the 4th of July from 12 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.! What better way to beat the summer heat than in an ice rink?
•$4 on the 4th to skate
• Help raise money for the American Cancer Society – part of proceeds will be donated to the 2015 Cattle Baron’s Ball
• BBQ -$10 wristband for BBQ and skating
• Movie inside the rink
City of College Station July 4 | Independence Day Celebration
All pools will operate 12-6 p.m and there will be games every hour, duck derby, noodle races, $1 hot dogs and more at Adamson Lagoon!
15th Annual Fireworks-on-the-Brazos July 4th Celebration
Washington on the Brazos is located between Brenham and Navasota off State Hwy 105, on FM 1155.
The celebration will feature events and activities all day including:
• All park attraction are open from 10:00am-7:00pm
• Free country music concert by Josh Ward at the amphitheater from 7-9 p.m.
• Free parking & shuttle
• Food (picnics, blankets and lawn chairs allowed)
• Food and craft vendors
• Free goodies from H-E-B and free Blue Bell Ice Cream
•“Fireworks on the Brazos” firework show presented by H-E-B begins at 9:15 p.m.
City of Navasota’s 4th of July Celebration and Parade
The City of Navasota is hosting the annual patriotic City Parade and Independence Daze celebration at the Navasota Center. The July 4th Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Prosperity Bank and ends at the Navasota Center on Stadium Drive with the Independence Daze celebration begin at 10:30am. The parade is for people of all ages and invites everyone to bring their bikes, wagons, roller skates, skate boards, pets and more. Free carnival games, joy jump, free food and drinks, music, games and more will be located at the Navasota Center afterwards! The Navasota Swimming Pool will also be open and admission is free July 4th from 10:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. More info: https://www.facebook.com/navasotatx/posts/10152497893177718.