Adventures in Richmond
January 22, 2019
From fun family festivals to Texas’ first combination winery and brewery there’s plenty of adventures to be had in Richmond, and Veranda puts you at the center of it all.
Take the Kids
The Grove Do-Nutz & Deli
Family adventures run on doughnuts, and The Grove is the premiere spot for filling up. We’re talking flavors like caramel macchiato coffee, crème brulee, red velvet cheesecake sriracha bacon and more.
Catch the latest blockbusters on one of 12 screens — a few of which measure 72 feet wide with high-end digital projection equipment. Don’t forget the popcorn!
George Memorial Library
The main library in the Fort Bend County system also houses the Genealogy and Local History Department and the Joe Grillo Science Center for kids.
George Ranch Historical Park
Turn back time and spend the day at this 20,000-acre working ranch featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock.
Rosenberg Railroad Museum
Train enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the chance to hop aboard two fully restored railcars at this museum dedicated to preserving Fort Bend’s railway history.
Leave the Kids at Home
Braman Winery & Brewery
Leave the kids with grandma and check out the first combination winery and brewery in Texas. Cozy up to reds and whites or pilsners and stouts. Come out on the weekends for live music or check out evening events like trivia nights or wine bingo.
Unwine'd Wine and Cheese and Charcuterie Lounge
Lone Star Saloon
Known for its extensive live music calendar, Lone Star is one of the best places around to get a little bit country while chowing down on great food or playing old time favorite beer hall games.
Explore Richmond’s History
Fort Bend Museum
Experience life on the Brazos River and the Fort Bend story through dioramas and displays.
One of the most historic cemeteries in Texas, Morton is the resting place of Fort Bend’s early pioneers.
Fabulous Family Festivals
Pecan Harvest Festival
Go nuts over this November tribute to the humble pecan that takes place annually on historic Morton Street. Discover 40 plus varieties of pecans, hayrides, a baking contest, classic car show and tons of free family fun.
Miracle on Morton Street
Ring in the holiday season with Santa, shopping, food and live entertainment at this December event.
Fort Bend County Fair
One of the largest and most successful fairs in Texas includes rodeos, livestock shows, barbecue cook-offs, a carnival and other family entertainment events spread out over a nine-day period from September through October. Dances and additional entertainment are held each night.