Aggie Football season is our favorite season here in the Brazos Valley, and there’s no shortage of activities on Aggie home game weekends. So pack your bags & get ready to discover all the best of Bryan on Friday, stand with the 12th Man on Saturday, and then sit down for brunch on Sunday. View the 2021 football season schedule here.
Use the buttons above to navigate through a day-by-day itinerary for the perfect Aggie Football weekend.
Rest up and relax with your family and friends at the #3 Hotel In Texas, or enjoy the best in Aggie hospitality at one of our bed-and-breakfasts. Book your game weekend home base, just minutes from Kyle Field.
Find lodging options here.
Hang out at a First Friday in Historic Downtown Bryan…
September 3 (TAMU vs Kent State) | October 1 (TAMU vs MS State) | November 5 (TAMU vs Auburn)
Enjoy live music, art and an array of shopping and dining options in Historic Downtown Bryan! This is a free, family-friendly event that typically features live performances at The Palace Theater, as well as performances hosted by various Downtown businesses. You can expect to find members of the Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market selling their goods on Main Street, as well as shops & restaurants open extra late into the evening.
Grab dinner and drinks…
Chicken Oil Co.
3600 S. College Avenue
Known for its great burgers and ice-cold brews, “The Chicken” offers a unique atmosphere and has been around since 1977. With a menu offering a wide selection, including burgers, salads, chicken fried steaks and our famous Tijuana Fries, Chicken Oil is sure to have something for everyone.
Check out the menu here.
Enjoy live music and handcrafted cocktails…
4100 Lake Atlas Drive | Live Music Friday & Saturday 8:00PM-11:00PM
Savor classic and specialty cocktails served alongside small bites and shared plates. Featuring some of the best selections of single and small batch bourbons in the Brazos Valley, Hershel’s menu is complemented by a selection of premium wines by the glass. Semi-private areas are available for group gatherings.
Grab a bite and cup of Joe…
Polite Coffee Co. at The Kyle House
800 S. Bryan Avenue | Open every day 7AM-5PM
Home to Polite Coffee Co. this 1800s Victorian home was once the residence of Edwin Kyle, the namesake of Texas A&M’s legendary football stadium. Featuring barista inspired coffees with names like “Breakfast in Bed” and “Slap Fight”, spacious seating, and charcuterie boxes this shop will have you bright-eyed and ready for the game!
Harvest Coffee Bar
101 N. Main Street | Open every day 7AM-8PM
Serving specialty coffee and a gourmet menu this local favorite features handmade from scratch pastries with fresh, natural ingredients. Exposed brick walls and warm lighting, combined with picturesque views of Main Street through the front window create a cozy atmosphere unlike any other in Bryan-College Station.
Snag some local produce and snacks…
Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday | 8:00AM-12:00PM
The Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market is a pet-friendly, year-round farmers’ market supporting our region’s farms by connecting consumers directly to local food producers. The Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday from 8AM-12PM at 500 N. Main Street in Historic Downtown Bryan. The market features more than 50 vendors, and is your go-to spot for locally-grown foods!
Learn more about the Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market here.
Peruse numerous eclectic and diverse shops…
108 N. Bryan Avenue
Located alongside the Frame Gallery in Downtown Bryan, this emporium of goodies has everything you never knew you needed! From cheeky sayings stamped on coffee mugs to quirky art prints, this shop will easily become your new favorite spot for a much-needed retail therapy session.
Old Bryan Marketplace
202 S. Bryan Avenue
Filled to the top with unique finds of home decor, florals, accessories, collectables, and more, Old Bryan Marketplace is a treasure trove that will draw you in. Owned and operated by a fourth generation Bryan resident, this establishment is sure to give you a warm, Bryan welcome to you and your friends.
Check out more shops in Historic Downtown Bryan below:
The Frame Gallery
Corner of Time Antiques
Velvet Leaf Cigar Lounge
Rabbit Hole Antiques
Texas Rose Boutique
Sweet Repeat Resale
The Chocolate Gallery
String & Horn Shop
The Attic Antiques & Collectables
Take the FREE Texas A&M Shuttle to Kyle Field…
Free Downtown Shuttle To Kyle Field
3 hours pre-game | during game | 1 hour post-game
After you’ve had your morning coffee, grabbed a bite, and shopped, hop on the free shuttle that departs Downtown Bryan and drops off at the Memorial Student Center right next to Kyle Field! Free parking is available in surrounding city and county lots, or guests can park for a fee in the garage in downtown.
Have a few celebratory clinks and drinks…
Art of War Saké Bar
419 N. Main Street
Inspired by the owners’ journeys into the far east and a desire to bring innovation to his quaint but thriving downtown – Art of War is a unique destination with a menu that features delicious sake-based cocktails, flights featuring both Texas-made and imported sakes, and small plates highlighting various Asian cuisines like ramen, spring rolls, and Takoyaki.
Carney’s Pub & Grill
3410 S. College Avenue
Serving as the local watering hole for decades, “Carney’s” is a must-try spot on any trip to Aggieland. Located in Bryan’s up-and-coming Midtown area, this pub serves a variety of craft beers on tap, mixed-drinks, melt-in-your mouth steak quesadillas, tasty tacos, large salads, and more.
Gather up the squad for brunch and bubbles…
Ronin Farm & Restaurant
800 N. Main Street
Ronin features farm-to-table cuisine with a constantly evolving menu based solely on ingredients available from locally grown produce. Set in the historic Ice House, Ronin’s brunch offerings include mimosas paired with hand-pressed juices, bar bites, fresh salads, beignets (with their seasonal dipping sauce) and the house-made, fire-roasted Bloody Mary.
Public & Main
4401 S. Texas Avenue
Dubbed “the social kitchen, where every hour is happy,” Public & Main is the spot where everyone can dine, drink, and play. Serving an approachable, affordable menu of casual pub cuisine and brunch classics, paired with a refreshing list of cocktails and a build-your-own mimosa bar, this spacious restaurant is perfect for the entire family. Guests can enjoy ping pong, skeeball, air hockey, 8 man foosball, multiple flat screens, a shaded outdoor patio and much more.
Check out the brunch menu in advance here.
Snap some shots of Bryan’s urban art murals…
W. 31st Street Murals
Created by a collection of artists and very much so Insta-worthy, the various murals in Downtown Bryan encompass the essence of our historic city and the diverse Texas art scene. Quirky and honest, each of these murals represent a unique aspect and are not to be missed.
Check out more murals in Bryan listed below:
Caffe Capri | 222 N. Main Street
Casa Rodriguez | 300 N. Bryan Avenue
Stage Center Community Theater | 218 N. Bryan Avenue
Taco Crave | 308 N. Main Street
Blackwater Draw Brewery | 701 N. Main Street
Sip fine wine and snack on charcuterie…
Messina Hof Winery
4545 Old Reliance Road
Located right in Bryan’s backyard, Messina Hof Winery is one of the most-renowned wineries in the state. Family owned and operated, Messina Hof has been producing top-rated Texas wines for over 40 years and offers wine tastings, winery tours, gourmet dining, and more in their wine bar, tasting room, and at The Vintage House Restaurant.
Book a winery tour here.
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