Part of Waller County, Brookshire is 34 miles west of downtown Houston and only 7 miles west of Katy. Home to large employers like Igloo Industries and Rooms-to-Go, Brookshire shows its artsy and quirky side with the famous dinosaur and life-sized igloo attractions. Residents enjoy the peace of suburban living with the bonus of living close to a big city.
You can experience country living with a small town feel in a community that has a long history of both farming and ranching. The land is flat, leading to productive soil and ideal crops with rainfall. Neighboring cities include Katy, Fulshear and more. There are several parks in Brookshire including Longenbaugh Park located on the corner of Fratt & 7th Street, Hovas Park located on 1412 FM 359 Road South and Brookshire Kampground located on 35303 Cooper.
There are several ongoing community events in Brookshire including Hip Hop Hope, after school programs for teens at the Hangar Unity Center, Free English Classes at the United Way Building and Spanish Speaking Counseling Services at the Waller County Service Center. Popular restaurants include The Cafe at Brookwood, Ernesto’s Mexican Restaurant, Orlando’s Pizza, Denny’s, Tacos Y Tortas Adrian, Magili Bakery, Mamie’s Kitchen, Cazadores Mexican Grill, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and Jessica’s Express.
Popular attractions include the Hemi Hideout, a 217,700 sq. ft. venue featuring various pieces of memorabilia including antique tractors, cars and motorcycles restored to their original glory. This Texas-sized man cave is extremely popular and complete with a 1950s style diner and outdoor/indoor facilities to enjoy. Several residents also enjoy visiting Dewberry Farms which offers acres of fun, including over 48 attractions, 8 acres of cornfield mazes to explore and seasonal pumpkins and Christmas trees to pick. There are also various attractions available throughout the year including fireworks shows, live entertainment and popular fall festivals.