Texas Reds Festival
The Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival is the City of Bryan's signature event.
The Festival launched in 2007 as a mechanism for bringing tourism, music, arts and food to Historic Downtown Bryan, Texas. It is a success story that continues to build upon itself and has drawn attention from across the state and the country.
Over the past few years, Texas Reds has increased in popularity, attendance, volunteerism and sales. In 2009 alone more than 25,000 people attended the event, which was headlined by Texas musician Robert Earl Keen.
Twenty wineries participate each year in the event, which gives them an opportunity to showcase their products to a massive audience.
The free festival features a Kid Zone which includes games, a climbing wall, a zip line, petting zoo, laser tag and more.
Live music is played throughout the day, and special events include a steak cook-off and grape stomping. Dozens of vendors sell food, drinks, crafts, jewelry, clothing and more.
The City of Bryan hosts this community-oriented celebration.
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The Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival is an annual outdoor event held in Bryan, Texas. This weekend street festival is held each October in downtown Bryan. The festival includes a steak cook-off, wine tasting and live music. Grape stomping and activities for children are featured each year.
The 5th Annual event is scheduled for October 7–8, 2011.
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