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First Fest-Fall Festival

First Baptist College Station
A Fall Festival with carnival games, candy, moon walk and more! Friendly costumes are encouraged.

Children's Ministry Office

9th Annual Rompin' Stompin' Street Fest

Edge, Texas
Come enjoy hours of free entertainment, great food, prizes and kids activities.
Music featuring Ronnie Vaughn Band, the Fence Post Pickers, The Guitarman, Brice Woolard Band, Blues Country Band, The Paul James Band, David Michulka, Bill Stacy, Claire Hoehertz and Jade Kelly.

FM 974 at Edge Cut Off Road in Brazos County

Kappa Alpha Theta 6th Annual ThetaFest

Kappa Alpha Theta House 1503 Athens Drive College Station, TX
The women of Kappa Alpha Theta invite you to join them for their 6th annual Fall philanthropy event, ThetaFest. ThetaFest is a $5 fajita dinner with entertainment, raffle prizes, and fun for the whole community! 100% of the proceeds go to Scotty’s House, a local child advocacy center that provides services to abused children and their families in the Brazos Valley. Mark your calendars for Friday, November 6th from 6-9pm to come to the Kappa Alpha Theta House located at 1503 Athens Drive.

For more information on how to attend and donate, please visit our website

Third Annual Pumpkinpalooza Weekend

Millican Reserve, 19851 FM 2154, College Station, TX 77845
Join us for the Brazos Valley’s Third Annual Pumpkinpalooza Weekend! Enjoy a lakeside dinner by Ronin Cooking at our new boathouse on Friday evening. Dance the night away at the Millican Music Festival on Saturday, featuring recording artists Down for the Count and Gary Ray! Bring chairs and blankets to relax on while you sample refreshing beer and delicious cuisine from local food trucks. Gates open at 5:30 pm. Come out on Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm for the third annual Fall Harvest & Pumpkinpalooza Festival! Bring the whole family out for a day of live music, delicious food, and pumpkin chunkin’ on our twenty foot trebuchet! Shop our extended farmers’ market for fresh produce and handmade goods from local vendors. There will be tons of activities for kids of all ages, and the most entertaining pumpkin pie eating contest in the Brazos Valley! The Third Annual Pumpkinpalooza Weekend is full of fun activities for the whole family. We’ll see you there! For more information, visit us online at or

Emily Cain,

Our Lady of Loudres Parish Festival

St. Mary Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 500 W OSR, Caldwell, TX
The St. Mary's Parish Festival will be on Sunday, October 18th at St. Mary in Caldwell. The festival will begin with Mass at 10:00 am. Afterward, join St. Mary's in the gym for a live and silent auction and games for the kids. The Knights of Columbus will be selling turkey and dressing plates and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Society will be providing Care Guisada Plates; you can choose fromeither plate option for $10 each. Proceeds from the St. Mary's Parish Festival will benefit the construction of the new gym for St. Mary.

St. Mary Catholic Church

Spec's Beerfest

Aug 26, 2015 5:30 pm

Spec's Wine, Spirits and Finer Foods 1729 S Texas Ave College Station, TX 77840
The 4th Annual Spec's Beerfest is Wednesday, August 26th from 5:30 pm - 8 pm. There will be 10 different breweries, sampling 2 beers each. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with each brewery representative and talk "all-things-beer!"

Food vendors will also be offering free samples. Each visitor will be given a score card to use at each tasting station, and there will be special pricing on each featured beer if they decide they would like to purchase any of their favorites. All visitors must be 21 or older with a valid, current, government issued ID that can be physically presented at the entrance.

Each station will also be giving out promotional products and gifts (while available). It's completely free to enter and participate. There will also be a drawing at the end of the night for a gift basket, and that is free to enter as well.


Messina Hof Winery & Resort - Grand Finale Gala, A Night to Dazzle

Aug 22, 2015 7:00 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
This elegant evening event raises a toast to a successful Harvest Festival at Messina Hof Bryan. Don your sparkling attire and enjoy this five-course menu presented by The Vintage House Chef. Our Winemaker will introduce each wine and walk you through the pairings. Guests will also have the privilege of having "first-taste" of new releases.

$99.95+ tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Blend Your Own Bordeaux Wine Dinner

Aug 15, 2015 7:00 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
Become a Winemaker for a night and get a true hands on experience of blending. Guests will have a chance to blend their own Bordeaux style wine all while enjoying a wonderful three course dinner of Vineyard Cuisine™.

$69.95+ tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Sunset Harvest Dash

Aug 21, 2015 7:00 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
Join us for this exciting evening where teams will compete in the vineyard to see who can pick and stomp the most grapes set to live music! Every attendee will receive a t-shirt and 2 wine tickets good for 2 glasses of wine or 2 wine slushies!

$45+ tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Murder at the Baths, Murder Mystery Dinner

Aug 14, 2015 7:00 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
Put on your togas and solve the mystery of Whodunnit?! by attending this Grecian themed Murder Mystery Dinner! This interactive wine dinner will be filled with mystery, laughs and wonderful wine pairings!

$89.95+ tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Taste of Tuscany Wine Dinner

Aug 8, 2015 7 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, Texas 77808
Take your palate on a culinary journey through Tuscany with this special Harvest Wine Dinner. Each course will expertly paired with one of Messina Hof's award-winning wines!

$69.95 + tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Moonlit Harvest

Jul 31, 2015 7:00 pm

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
Harvest Festival begins! Join Messina Hof for the official kick-off of the 38th Annual Harvest Festival. This event will feature the Blessing of the Vines, grape-picking in the estate vineyard followed by a traditional grape stomping! Afterwards, guests will dine in The Gallery featuring a fabulous Vineyard Cuisine buffet from The Vintage House Restaurant.

$55.20+ tax and gratuity

Messina Hof Harvest Festival - Daytime Harvest

Aug 1, 2015 - Aug 22, 2015 8:00 am

Messina Hof Winery & Resort 4545 Old Reliance Rd Bryan, TX 77808
Daytime Harvest activities include traditional grape harvesting and stomping, wine tastings, behind-the-scenes winery tours, entertainment, Vineyard Cuisine™ and much more.

August 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd.

August 15th is Aggie Day!
A special Aggie Daytime Harvest! Show up in your Aggie gear and harvest the grapes that will go into the 2015 vintage of Midnight Yell Port and enjoy all the other traditional Harvest events of stomping, wine and food as well!

Multiple ticket packages available

Bluebonnet Festival of Texas

Apr 13, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013 Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM

Downtown Chappell Hill
Celebrate spring at the Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas, listed as Texas Highways magazines #7 most popular event. 300-plus vendor booths, food, live entertainment and music, and fun in the heart of bluebonnet country. Sat. 10:00am-6:00pm; Sunday, noon-5:00pm. Free Admission.

123rd Annual Maifest

May 3, 2013 - May 5, 2013 N/A

Fireman's Park
Bring the entire family and enjoy one of the oldest German Festivals in Texas ! A colorful parade, spectacular performances, "all you can eat" Blue Bell ice cream with the Noon Lions Club, German food and live entertainment, quality arts and crafts booths, kids' activities at the "hands-on" German Village and lots of family fun!
Free admission to the festival and shuttles to historic downtown shopping.


The Fruitful Herbal Harvest

Mar 22, 2013 - Mar 23, 2013 N/A

Round Top Festival
March 22 and 23, Round Top Festival will host Herbal Forum, “The Fruitful Herbal Harvest.” Come and explore the world of herbs and grow in knowledge and understanding while learning exciting new ways to utilize these ancient plants. There will be plants for sale, workshops, bookshops, and gift shops. For registration and more information please visit or call (979) 249-3129

Festival of Minis

Apr 26, 2013 - Apr 28, 2013 8 AM each day

Brazos County Expo Complex

Brazos County Expo, (979)823-3976,

Wiener Fest 2012

Oct 27, 2012 N/A

Wolf Pen Creek
Weiner Fest is the largest annual fund raiser for the Aggieland Humane Society (formerly Brazos Animal Shelter). It has food, music, dachshund races, wanna-be-a-wiener races, kid zone, costume contest, 5k fun run, and shopping. Entrance to the event is free and all proceeds go to the Aggieland Humane Society.


Christ's Way Baptist Church Annual Fall Festival

Oct 31, 2012 6 - 8 PM

CWBC @ 3885 Copperfield Drive, Bryan
CWBC will hold its annual Fall Festival as an alternative to trick-or-treating. Join us for FREE games, candy, inflatables, face painting, hay rides, train rides, food and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Child friendly costumes are welcome.

Call the church office @ (979)775-5000 for more information or visit

Texas Reds Festival-Kids Zone

Oct 13, 2012 10 AM - 7 PM

Downtown Bryan
Texas Reds Festival Kids Zone- Oct 12-13
Don’t know what to do with your kids while you’re wining and dining at the annual Texas Reds Festival? Drop them off at the Kids Zone provided to you by The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley! The area will consist of awesome moonbounces, crafts, and activities for your little one to participate in. If you go on our website before the festival, you can get an unlimited pass wristband for only $8- less than the door price! Individual tickets for each game will be $1 otherwise. Find out more here!
You can also volunteer at our Kids Zone, we would love some help!

Lyndzey Person

Lincoln Recreation Center Annual Fall Festival

Oct 25, 2012 5:30 - 8 PM

Lincoln Recreation Center
Put on your best Halloween costume and join the fun and games at the Lincoln Recreation Center Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:30-8 p.m. The Lincoln Recreation Center is located at 1000 Eleanor St.

Activity coupons are five for $1 and activities will include joy jumps, face painting, cupcake walk, cookie decorating, the most Horrific Haunted House, an appearance by Charity the Clown and much more. Free refreshments will be available for children, including hot dogs, drinks and Halloween candy.

For more information, contact the Lincoln Recreation Center at 979.764.3779.

Lance Jackson
979-764-3779 |

Allen Academy Fall Festival

Oct 27, 2012 5:30 - 10 PM

3201 Boonville Rd; Bryan, TX 77802
The Allen Parent Association is hosting a safe and family friendly Fall Festival full of carnival games, interactive activities, a spooky haunted house and lots of good food.

Julie Enriquez 979-218-6107

Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival Performance

Sep 14, 2012 - Sep 15, 2012 7:30 PM

Dance Theatre, room 263, READ Building, Texas A&M University
The Brazos Dance Collective is hosting a variety of talented artists from the surrounding area for this year's Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival. This non-profit dance company is excited to announce that dancers from Austin, Bryan-College Station, Denton, Houston, and San Antonio will be performing in the Dance Theatre at Texas A&M. Come join them September 14 & 15 at 7:30 pm to see passionate artists bring you a memorable evening of contemporary dance! The festival also includes dance classes offered on Saturday. Find discounted tickets and more information at

Available in advance:
$12 general admission, $6 students & seniors

At the door, cash only
$15 general admission, $8 students & seniors

Featuring performances by:
Brazos Dance Collective (BCS)
Amanda McCorkle (Denton)
Big Rig Dance Collective (Denton)
Bonnie Cox (Austin)
Brittany Lopez & Erika Record (Denton)
Lisa Nicks (Austin)
Nicole Roerick (Austin)
UH Dance Ensemble (Houston)
Wendy Ellis (San Antonio)

Stasha Kraguljac, 979-393-8119

Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Fest

Jun 16, 2011 - Aug 14, 2011 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

Chappell Hill Lavender Farm
The scent of fresh lavender is in the air! The Chappell Hill Lavender Farm hosts the sixth annual Lavender Fest on Saturday, August 13, 2011, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The festival kicks off the blooming season and guests will have the opportunity to cut their own fresh lavender and learn how to make lavender wands.

The popular Tour de Lavender returns this year where guests can explore charming destinations in scenic Washington County. Stops include the Windy Winery, which uses only Texas grapes to make great Texas wine. Try the Lady Lavender wine, and enjoy a hay ride to the vineyard, live music, great food and more.

Other sponsors include the Bluebonnet House & Garden Center, a timeless country gift shop; the Rock Store with historical hand-stitched wall hanging; Chappell Hill Sausage Company; and Bevers Kitchen for great home cooking.

Begin your tour at the Chappell Hill Lavender Farm with so much to see and do. Don't miss the wide variety of craft booths showcasing handmade soaps, lotions, birdhouses, jams, jellies, salsa, linens, candles, jewelry and more. Plus, enjoy live music with Front Porch Friends and sample lavender cuisine. Tour the farm's gift shop with its wonderful selection of lavender-related items.

For a unique, relaxing getaway, Lavender Fest 2011 is the perfect event destination. For more information, call 1-888-BRENAHM or visit

1-888-BRENAHM or visit