(StatePoint) Spring in Bryan, Texas is filled with beautiful wildflowers, exciting events, local markets, outdoor activities, and incredible weather. Spring is one of the best seasons to visit the Bryan & College Station area, whether you're exploring Texas A&M University's campus, enjoying the shops & restaurants in Historic Downtown Bryan, or taking in a breath of fresh air under the big Brazos Valley sky.
With so much to do in Bryan, it’s hard to know where to start. The following ideas are sure to have something just right for you.
The streets of Historic Downtown Bryan transform into one big stage on the First Friday of each month with live music, performances, art demonstrations, and unique and interactive events and activities! Plus, all your favorite Downtown Bryan shops and restaurants stay open late for the evening. This is the place to be on the First Friday of each month in Aggieland!
You’ll want to make sure to visit Valley Museum of Natural History on Saturday, March 25 for Wildflower Day at Boonville Heritage Park, a unique historical setting to enjoy and learn about local wildflowers.
Come identify wildflowers, interact with local artists and organizations, and create your own unique wildflower masterpiece! Watercolors, coloring pencils, paper, and clipboards will be available, and budding artists are also welcome to bring their own supplies. Parking is extremely limited; visitors may park in surrounding public areas.
Be sure to respect the park grounds and natural landscaping this spring! Use footpaths and be cautious not to step on the wildflowers and bluebonnets growing within the park!
Bryan is home to an incredible amount of arts, culture, science, and learning opportunities. The Brazos Valley ArtFest continues to build on that by inviting artists from around the globe as well as local museums and Texas A&M University groups to showcase their work to locals and visitors alike.
Experience this free event featuring live music, family-friendly activities, hands on art demonstrations, shopping, education and more on in the historic downtown on April 15.
Don’t miss a chance to have a drink with your best friend. Pints & Paws is a dog-friendly event in Historic Downtown Bryan, hosted by Destination Bryan and returning for its second year on March 26! The event will feature local craft beer by Blackwater Draw Brewing Co. and KinderHill Brew Lab, dog portrait mini-sessions with the famed ZilkerBark, and more treats for you and your furry friends.
For more information on all the fun things to do in Bryan, visit www.destinationbryan.com/things-to-do/spring/.