Top 30+ Things To Do In Bryan, Texas

1. Connect With Nature At Lake Bryan

Three boats pass over the water of Lake Bryan during a sunset.
Day passes to visit Lake Bryan are $5 and annual passes are just $75.

2. Dine Under A Full Moon At Ronin

Server walking with food at dinner at Ronin Farm and Restaurant
A Full Moon Dinner at Ronin Farm & Restaurant in Bryan.

3. Experience A First Friday In Downtown Bryan

Little Boy Smiling at First Friday in Downtown Bryan
First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan is fun for the whole family!
How to make the most out of a First Friday

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4. Pick, Stomp & Sip At Messina Hof Winery & Resort

A group of women hold up t-shirts with wine-colored footprints after stepping on grapes at Messina Hof Winery.
At Messina Hof's annual Harvest Festival you can pick & stomp the very grapes that make their Port wine!
More Agricultural Experiences in Bryan-College Station

5. Book A Relaxing Getaway Or Staycation At A Local Hotel In Bryan, Texas

Rocking chairs on the front porch of The Milton Parker Estate
The Milton Parker Estate Bed & Breakfast in Historic Downtown Bryan.
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The Milton Parker Estate Bed & Breakfast — A Legend Reborn

6. Shop Local At Farmers' Markets & More

Farmers' Market pickle vendor selling produce.
Local producers provide produce, pantry-essentials, and more that align with each season.
Young women shop at a food vendor stand at The Local market at Lake Walk
The Local at Lake Walk features a wide selection of vendors in each market!
Guests walk through The Farm Patch Market in Bryan, TX.
The Farm Patch market offers plenty of seasonal veggies, fruits, jams, and locally produced honey.

7. Share A Cup Of Real Friendly Coffee At Polite Coffee Roasters

A man in an apron pours milk into a latte in front of a house in Bryan, Texas.
Steve Turner, Head Roaster and owner of Polite Coffee pours a latte in front of the historic Kyle House.
6 Cute Coffee Shops You Have to Try in Bryan, TX

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8. Gather The Squad For A Decadent Brunch

A group of friends having drinks and food at Rx Pizza in an outdoor setting.
Enjoy brunch-inspired pizza and more at RX Pizza!

9. Bite Into The Best Burgers In Bryan

A burger and fries meal at Top of The Hill Burger in Bryan, TX.
A classic burger and fries meal at Top of The Hill Burger!
11 Restaurants & Bars With The Tastiest Burgers In Bryan, Texas

10. Taste Some Of The Best Tacos In Texas On The Bryan Taco Trail

People reach into a basket of tortilla chips on a table with other Mexican-inspired cuisine in Bryan, TX.
Don't forget your appetite when dining in Bryan. Especially on The Official Bryan, Taco Trail.

11. Explore Bryan As A Culture-Rich Foodie Destination

A plate of shrimp, green beans, and mac n' cheese at Remnant of Nawlins in Bryan, TX.
From mouthwatering cajun creations at Remnant of Nawlins, to modern Japanese cuisine at Kanji Sushi, it's all on the table in Bryan.
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Dine In Bryan

Bryan is a foodie city

12. Learn About Local Black History At The Brazos Valley African American Museum

Exterior of the Brazos Valley African American Museum.
The mission of the BVAAM is to explore, develop, preserve and present the cultural history, and heritage of African Americans.

13. Connect With The Past At the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Bear
Each year, the museum reaches over 50,000 children and adults with science programs, exhibits, and special events!

14. Create, Play, And Innovate At The Children's Museum Of The Brazos Valley

Kids Coloring at a table at Childrens Museum in Bryan, TX.
There's always something fun happening at The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley!

15. See The Serengeti of The South At Aggieland Safari

At Aggieland Safari, you can meet some of nature’s most fascinating creatures up close and personal.

16. Check Out The Local Brewery & Distillery Scene

Friends enjoy craft beer on a warm, sunny day at KinderHill Brew Lab
Give a cheers to craft beer in Historic Downtown Bryan!
An old fashioned and whiskey sour drink at Hush & Whisper Distilling Co.
Sip on craft cocktails and more distilled right here in Bryan, Texas!
12+ Restaurants, Bars, & Pubs With Outdoor Patios In Bryan

17. Shop To Your Heart's Content In Historic Downtown Bryan

Shop owner walks through Mad Cowboy Vintage Goods shop
Shop an assortment of locally owned shops in Historic Downtown Bryan!
Shopping in Bryan

18. Take A Relaxing Stroll At Lake Walk

Aerial view of Lake Walk Tower overlooking a lake on a sunny day in Bryan Texas
Discover Lake Walk in Bryan!

19. Revel In Bryan's Live Music Scene

musicians perform on stage during Hullabaloo Music Fest in Bryan, Texas
A DJ spins records at The Grand Stafford Theater during a First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan.
Live Music in Bryan

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20. Encounter Bryan's Eclectic Art Scene

Colorful murals line the side of a building in Bryan, Texas.
The West 31st Street Murals are a compilation of artwork from various local artists.
Degallery offers classes, rotating exhibits, and more!
A Guide To Experiencing The Arts in Bryan

21. Experience Movie Theater History During A Showing At The Iconic Queen Theatre

exterior of The Queen Theatre at night with an illuminated crown, "Queen" sign, and marquee sign in Bryan Texas
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the pictures at The Queen Theater in Historic Downtown Bryan!
The Queen Theater — A Legend Reborn

22. Take A Journey Through Time With The Official Self-Guided Bryan History Tour

An old photo of a historic building — the La Salle Hotel — in Downtown Bryan, Texas.
Discover what makes our city such a historically diverse community on The Bryan History Tour.

23. Find Fields Of Texas Wildflowers In The Spring

Bluebonnet flowers grow in front of a city of Bryan sign in Bryan, Texas.
Bluebonnets and wildflowers grow abundantly in the springtime in The Brazos Valley!

24. Kick Up Some Dirt At The Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo

Bull Riding at the Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo is a fast, and adrenaline-pumping competition!
A Guide to The Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo

25. Get Fitted For A Custom Hat At Catalena Hatters

rows of shelves filled with hats at the Catalena Hatters shop
Shop for a custom-made cowboy hat at Catalena Hatters in Downtown Bryan!
Catalena Hatters — A Legend Reborn

26. Stand With The 12th Man At A Fightin' Texas Aggie Football Game

Texas A&M fans depart a gameday shuttle available to and from Bryan, Texas.
The free, game day shuttle departs Downtown Bryan and drops off at the Memorial Student Center right next to Kyle Field.
Ultimate Guide To Aggie Football Weekends in Aggieland

27. Admire A Sunrise Or Sunset Over The Brazos Valley

blue skies fade to orange during sunset in Historic Downtown Bryan, TX
Watch the sun set over Historic Downtown Bryan!

28. Seek Out The Stars Above In The Bryan Night Sky

29. Take A Few Swings At BigShots Golf Aggieland

Group of friends with food and drinks at Bigshots Golf Aggieland in Bryan, Texas.
Bring all your friends and experience BigShots Golf Aggieland!
Fun & Creative Date Night Ideas For Any Budget In Bryan

30. Take Part In Seasonal Celebrations, Festivals & Community Events

The Holiday Stroll & Lighted Parade is an annual tradition in Historic Downtown Bryan!
Annual Events in Bryan

31. Exchange Pleasantries & Win Prizes With The "Howdy Challenge"


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We can't wait for you to visit our thriving community!

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Alex Beckman


Alex Beckman