The first Fair in the state of Texas was the Washington County Fair, in 1868. It is held annually and this 2013 year marks the 145th year. The Washington County Fair is held at the Fairgrounds located at 1305 Blue Bell Road, in Brenham, Texas. The Washington County Fairgrounds is the site for cutting horse competitions, livestock shows, weddings, concerts, rodeos, and more. It also includes a new air conditioned exhibit hall. Every year the Washington County Fair is kicked off with a fantastic parade that goes through downtown Brenham. Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
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