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2014 Washington County Fair: Brenham TX

July 31st, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Washington County Fair: Brenham TXFairs are full of Ferris wheels, cotton candy, fried food, and so many great memories. Not only as a child, but also as an adult, a trip to the fair is the highlight of the year. Watching the rides wheel onto the fairgrounds creates a feeling of happiness inside you. We here at Murski Homestead are proud to say that our beautiful area holds the oldest county fair in all of Texas. The Washington County Fair: Brenham TX is not just an event, but it is also a magical event. As you are planning the next fair to which go to, make sure to check out the best and grandest event, the Washington County Fair: Brenham TX! Here are a few things that will make you want to join in on the fun even more….

Established in 1868, the Washington County Fair: Brenham TX is the first county fair to be held in the beautiful state. This fantastic Fair held in September, includes live concerts, exciting rodeos, interesting livestock shows, colorful arts and craft shows, special attractions, a carnival, commercial exhibits and more. There’s something here for everyone at the Washington County Fair: Brenham TX!

This grand event is held on the 50 acres of fairgrounds in Brenham. While in Washington County, enjoy the county filled with history, tradition, and beauty. The Murski Homestead is only 30 minutes away from all the festivities, making it the perfect place to relax between activities.

The 2014 Washington County Fair: Brenham TX starts September 12th and ends on the 20th. From a BBQ contest to a wine event to a grand parade, the Fair is packed full of thrilling events!  One of the cutest events during the Fair is the Jr. Mr. and Mrs. contest! This contest is open to any boy or girl in the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade and consists of best photo and best western wear attire. Enjoy the adorable show on September 13th. Get ready for the excitement and thrills of rodeo events. Plus, the Washington County Fair: Brenham TX will feature great musical entertainment, including favorites like Josh Grider, Wade Bowen, Grateful Geezers, Los Rayos Del Sol, Notable, Eleven Hundred Springs, Tejas Brothers, Two Tons of Steel and more.

Throughout the historic streets of downtown Brenham, the grand parade will take place. Find the perfect seat on the side of the road and enjoy the amazing show! The parade starts at 10 A.M. on September 13th.  The most delicious event is the Homemade Ice Cream contest. Make your way to the main Fairgrounds at 3:30 P.M. on September 14th for an event that will leave you hungry for more. Grab your boots and cowboy hats and join us at the Washington County Fair: Brenham TX!


As you are planning your Washington County Fair: Brenham TX schedule, make sure to find a place to stay after enjoying all the awesome rides and events. Murski Homestead is a world-class bed and breakfast in Brenham, TX. Our Inn provides the perfect place in which you can rejuvenate between fair activities. Murski Homestead will also provide a delicious breakfast before you depart for a full day of fair rides and events. The Washington County Fair: Brenham TX is in 58 days so be sure to book your room at Murski Homestead now before it fills up!


Photo courtesy Tanya Impeartrice

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