The Spring Antique show just wrapped up but that doesn’t mean the end of activities in the area. Whether you are flying solo, coming on a girl’s trip or taking the kids for a weekend away, there are plenty of things to do in the spring in Round Top and the surrounding communities!
Fayetteville, La Grange, Bellville, Burton, Columbus and Brenham…just to name a few, are all just a short 10 – 20 minute drive from quaint little Round Top. The country roads are packed with beautiful wildflowers this time of year, so it’s the perfect time to come visit and see the sites.
If you’re in the mood for Gala’s, we’ve got you covered! Round Top Festival Institute’s first annual gala will be held Saturday, April 9.
This memorable evening will take place under a lavish tent on the grounds of Festival Hill. Guests will enjoy a catered dinner, jazz music and silent auction.
Gardenia E. Janssen’s annual fundraising event is set for May 21 at the Round Top Rifle Hall. This year’s event, “Deep in the Paws of Texas” will be one for the books!
Enjoy amazing food from Celebrations, a live auction and fantastic band to dance the night away. All proceeds benefit the animal shelter.
The Fayetteville Art Walk is a yearly event hosted by Arts for Rural Texas and the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce.
You’ll have the opportunity to view art on the town square from 60 different artists. All proceeds benefit projects and programs for children in Fayette County.
Of course the day wouldn’t be complete with out delicious food, fun wine tastings and live music!
Did you know Burton, Texas is home to the oldest operating cotton gin in the entire state of Texas? Saturday, April 23 is a great time to take a tour of the gin at the 33rd Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival. This free event is a great way to spend the day outdoors with your family and friends.
The day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a parade through charming Burton, and is followed by arts & crafts vendors, folklife skills demonstrations, a delicious food court, tractor, engine and classic car shows, contests and games, live music, and tons of entertainment!
Get a first-hand glimpse of a bale of cotton being ginned by the oldest operating cotton gin in the state at 3:00 p.m. Don’t miss out on this day full of fun and learn a little history while you’re at it.
The 19th Annual Fruehling Saengerfest is taking place Sunday, April 24 in Bellville. This German festival will feature German music, a singing festival and a BBQ dinner.
There are several events throughout the day including a 5K run, cornhole tournament, strong arm contest and even a beer sippin’ contest! This event is sponsored by the Bellville Lions club and the Bluebonnet Chapter of the Texas German Society.
Texas’ oldest festival, the Brenham Maifest, is set for the first weekend in May. Beginning Friday afternoon, join in on family fun, food, live music and rich German history.
Saturday morning, a unique parade will roll through downtown Brenham beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hundreds of kiddos dressed in their assigned costumes will ride on floats to make way for the Junior and Senior Maifest royalty.
The day continues with a carnival, Home Brew contest, beer tasting and so much more. This is a great weekend of fun worth the drive to Brenham!
April 9 & 10 people come from all around to enjoy the Official State of Texas Bluebonnet Festival in historic Chappell Hill, located just outside of Brenham.
This family-friendly festival features hundreds of arts & crafts vendors, live music and tons of family activities.
The Magnolia Days Festival in Columbus will be held May 20 – 21 on the Courthouse Square. This free event is fun for the entire family.
Guests have the opportunity to take a self-guided walking tour or guided trolley tour to view Columbus’ many historic buildings.
Shopping, food and beverage sampling, live music and kid’s events will all happen throughout the day. There is also a Biergarten and Wine garden if you need an afternoon refresher!
Things to do in the Spring in Round Top
As you can see, we are more than a few antique shows! Round Top and the local communities is a great place to visit any time of year.
Escape the city, soak in the beautiful views, and take a few days to fully understand why we love our home so much.