Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site Events

December 2022

December 17

Ring in the holidays at the Birthplace of Texas! Join festive citizens from the Town of Washington as they celebrate the season with popular readings and songs from the 19th Century. Learn about common Christmas traditions that would have taken place in towns like Washington and listen to stories of Christmases gone by in the Brazos Valley. Enjoy a taste of the season by sampling some homemade...

January 2023

January 21

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington supplying a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. The program features activities suited for the entire family. Take a spin on our Wheel...

February 2023

February 18

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington supplying a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. The program features activities suited for the entire family. Try your hand at quill...

February 25

10a-6p

Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an annual two-day living history celebration on Saturday, February 25th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, February 26th from 10am to 3pm on the 293-acre Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site to celebrate where 59 delegates bravely met in 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836. The admission-free event...

February 26

10a-3p

Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an annual two-day living history celebration on Saturday, February 25th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, February 26th from 10am to 3pm on the 293-acre Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site to celebrate where 59 delegates bravely met in 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836. The admission-free event...