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Adventures in Richmond

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
815 Plantation Drive
Richmond, Texas

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.

Xscape Theater
26616 FM 1093 Road
Richmond, TX 77406

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
1001 Golfview Drive
Richmond, TX 77469

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
10215 FM 762 Road
Richmond, TX 77469

Turn back time and spend the day at this 20,000-acre working ranch featuring historic homes, costumed interpreters and livestock.

Rosenberg Railroad Museum
921 Avenue F
Rosenberg, TX 77471

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 
3421 FM 359
Richmond, TX 77406

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
310 Morton Street
Richmond, TX 77469

When romance is in the air nothing else but wine and cheese will do. Sample fine wine and charcuterie while enjoying a night out in Richmond's historic downtown.

Lone Star Saloon 
102 S. 3rd. Street,
Richmond, Texas 77469

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
500 Houston Street
Richmond, TX 77469

Experience life on the Brazos River and the Fort Bend story through dioramas and displays.

Morton Cemetery
401 N. 2nd Street
Richmond, TX 77469

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
402 Morton Street
Richmond, TX 77469

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
402 Morton Street
Richmond, TX 77469

Ring in the holiday season with Santa, shopping, food and live entertainment at this December event. 

Fort Bend County Fair
4310 TX-36,
Rosenberg, TX 77471

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.