Top 30+ Things To Do In Bryan, Texas

1. Connect With Nature At Lake Bryan

3 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

A dinner plate at Ronin Farm & Restaurant.
A Full Moon Dinner at Ronin Farm & Restaurant in Bryan.

3. Experience A First Friday In Downtown Bryan

Couple Dancing at First Friday
First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan is fun for the whole family!

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!

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

Milton Parker Estate in Bryan
The Milton Parker Estate in Historic Downtown Bryan.

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.
Two girls shop for plants 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 Inside A Legendary Home At Polite Coffee

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.

8. Gather The Squad For A Decadent Brunch

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!

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.

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

A large dinosaur skull inside the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in Bryan, Texas.
Each year, the museum reaches about 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

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

16. Enjoy Brews & Bites At Local Craft Breweries

Guests sit at tables and bars inside Blackwater Draw Brewing Company in Bryan, Texas.
In the taproom, you can try a flight, drink a pint, or take home your favorite with you in a growler or 6-pack.

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

Two women shopping in Old Bryan Marketplace in Bryan, TX.
Shop an assortment of locally owned shops in Historic Downtown Bryan!

18. Take A Relaxing Stroll At Lake Walk

aerial view of Lake Walk Tower and a lake in Bryan Texas
Discover Lake Walk in Bryan!

19. Revel In Bryan's Live Music Scene

A band performs on stage at a concert in Bryan, Texas.
The Zydeco Masters play at The Palace Theater during a First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan.

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.

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

Exterior facade and marquee of the historic Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan, Texas.

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

A cowboy rides a horse during the Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo in Bryan, Texas.
Barrel racing at the Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo is fast, and tight competition.

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!

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.

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!

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

Vehicles decorated with holiday lights drive down a street as spectators look on during a parade in Bryan, TX.

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

Now, Pack Those Bags & Head To Bryan

Alex Beckman


Alex Beckman