We’re Glad You’re Here

Whether you’re coming from this way or that way, we are so glad you’re here! From our outdoor recreation and culinary scene to local events, overnight accommodations and close proximity to the coast, we’re your source for discovering everything Lake Jackson, or LJ as we like to call it. Great things are happening here and we invite you to join in on the fun!

Upcoming Events

Aug 04, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Travel our extraordinary universe from The Center for Arts & Sciences to the most distant places in the universe. While the planetarium is currently closed due to COVID-19, all shows will be presented on The Center website until we can safely open again. We look forward to welcoming you back to the planetarium.

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Aug 08, 2020
Downtown Lake Jackson, 110 S. Parking Place
Lake Jackson, United States
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The Lake Jackson Farmers Market aims to help the community shop local and eat fresh. This Farmers Market includes vendors of a variety of products, such as produce, coffee, baked goods, honey, salsa, homemade crafts and more! This event takes place the second Saturday of every month from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

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Aug 11, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Travel our extraordinary universe from The Center for Arts & Sciences to the most distant places in the universe. While the planetarium is currently closed due to COVID-19, all shows will be presented on The Center website until we can safely open again. We look forward to welcoming you back to the planetarium.

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Aug 13, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Arrange colorful glass pieces on a canvas and then pour on resin. No glue, no grout, no skills needed. Art will be ready for pick up in 24 hours. Appetizers and bottled water provided. There is a class fee and a supply fee determined by the size of your piece.

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Aug 15, 2020
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 West Hwy. 332
Lake Jackson, TX United States
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You are invited to join the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory for its monthly bird banding program at the GCBO headquarters on the third Saturday of each month. Licensed bird banders and GCBO research associates Robert and Kay Lookingbill band at the sanctuary on a regular basis. The purpose of the project is to establish baseline…

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Aug 18, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Travel our extraordinary universe from The Center for Arts & Sciences to the most distant places in the universe. While the planetarium is currently closed due to COVID-19, all shows will be presented on The Center website until we can safely open again. We look forward to welcoming you back to the planetarium.

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Aug 21, 2020

This two day watercolor landscapes and seascapes workshop is designed for intermediate students hoping to learn composition and watercolor techniques from Robert Ruhmann, an artist and teach with 25+ years of experience. Supply list available upon registration. Cost is $125 for non-members and $100 for members.

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Things to Do Around LJ

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Our overnight accommodations help make Lake Jackson your home away from home.

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From family-friendly activities to your next outdoor adventure, we’ve got you covered.

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Our culinary scene offers a variety of options to satisfy any craving.

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Find unique gifts at the Brazos Mall, one of our chic boutiques, or other retail stores.

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ATTENTION! 🚨This week is the last few days of the Discover Lake Jackson Summer Passport program! There’s no better way to spend the summertime with the family than enjoying some free fun and being entered to win while doing so. Visit The Center for the Arts & Sciences, Sea Center Texas, and the Lake Jackson Historical Museum anytime from today to Sunday, August 2 and fill out a Summer Passport punch card to be entered to win one of the following two prizes!

Prize #1: $150 certificate to a Lake Jackson hotel of your choice + $50 gift card to All Star Pizza

Prize #2: $50 gift card to Chick-fil-A

You can pick up a punch card at any of the 3 awesome tourist spots mentioned above and get a hole punch from all 3 places by Sunday for a chance to win. Limit one entry per person. Don’t miss your chance to win one of these incredible prizes! Winner will be announced on Monday.
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Wanna read all about the spot known as “Texas’ best kept secret?” Check out our blog all about Lake Jackson’s own @thewildernessgc🏌🏼‍♀️The course was honored by the Golf Advisor - Golfer’s Choice list as the #1 public golf course in Texas and as #40 in the United States this year, so there’s no question that this majestic course is the real deal. Click the link in our bio to read about it!
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Looking for a little culture? Or a chance to take a break from the heat? ☀️🎨 Check out the @brazosportartleague Art Gallery at @brazosportcenter Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM you can take a mid-day stroll and enjoy art from regional and local talent. And while you’re there, don’t forget to pick up a punch card for a chance to win some amazing prizes this summer! 😎 Check out our page for more info.
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In this heat there’s nothing better than taking a dip in a sparkling pool! ☀️💧Most of LJ’s fantastic hotels have outdoor pools for you and your family to enjoy on your next summer getaway. Click the link in our bio and head to our website to check them out!
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Spending some extra time at home and looking for a little music in your family’s life? 🎶 Check out the @clarionatbc YouTube channel for all of the videos from this year’s Summer Series programs. They have a variety of educational and entertaining videos that will get your little ones grooving and learning. Click the link in our bio to check them out.
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A little birdie told us that the @gulf.coast.bird.observatory is having their Virtual Bird Bash this weekend! 🐤 The Virtual Bird Bash 2020 is an online event where anyone anywhere can get connected to GCBO. There will be an opportunity to meet the staff, check out the grounds, and see a live bird banding event on Facebook. Not to mention an online auction and chances to donate to GCBO’s awesome conservation efforts.

On Saturday, July 18 online events will be taking place from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM and Sunday, July 19 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Click the link in our bio for more information!
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In from out of town or looking for some free, family-friendly fun this summer?! Then you're going to love this month's Discover Lake Jackson Summer Passport program! Visit The Center for the Arts & Sciences, Sea Center Texas, and the Lake Jackson Historical Museum anytime from Monday, July 6 to Sunday, August 3 and fill out a Summer Passport punch card to be entered to win one of the following two prizes!

Prize #1: $150 certificate to a Lake Jackson hotel of your choice + $50
gift card to All Star Pizza

Prize #2: $50 gift card to Chick-fil-A

You can pick up a punch card at any of the 3 awesome tourist spots and get a hole punch from all 3 places by Sunday, August 3 for a chance to win. Limit one entry per person. Happy summer! ☀️
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We hope that you all had a happy & healthy 4th of July weekend, and we want to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who entered our Independence Day Giveaway! 🎉🇺🇸❤️ This prize is sure to brighten up anyone’s summer, and we can’t wait to hand it off to our winner! Speaking of which, drumroll please… 🥁

Congratulations Corinne Brophy Cammarata! You’re the lucky winner of $150 to a Lake Jackson hotel of your choice, a family sized YETI cooler bag, and 2 YETI tumblers. Thank you again to all those who entered, and remember to keep following us here at @discoverlakejackson for more chances to win in the future!
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Tomorrow’s the Fourth of July, and you want to see some fireworks. While the Lake Jackson fireworks show has been canceled, there are still some great shows taking place in the Brazosport Area. 💥 Tomorrow the Fishin' Fiesta, held at the Freeport Municipal Park, will host a firework display at 9:00 PM. They are asking folks to social distance or stay in their cars to enjoy the show.

If you want to keep celebrating all weekend, check out the Brazoria Lions Club's firework display on Sunday, July 5 at 9:00 PM. This firework display will be presented behind First Baptist Church - Brazoria.
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Happy Fourth of July weekend, everybody! 🇺🇸We know the holiday looks different this year, so we want to make it easier than ever to celebrate Lake Jackson and enjoy the summer with another GIVEAWAY!

All you have to do is ‘LIKE' this post here on Facebook or Instagram by 11:59 PM CT on Sunday, July 5 for a chance to win the perfect getaway/staycation package! This giveaway package will include a $150 gift card to an LJ hotel of your choice plus a family-sized YETI cooler bag and tumblers for your next coastal adventure.
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Fun Fact: LJ’s beloved Dairy Bar is 69 YEARS OLD and will be celebrating its 70th anniversary next year! 🎉 Between its delicious burgers, iconic sherbet & shakes, and classic crinkle cut fries, it’s easy to see how Dairy Bar rose to Lake Jackson fame. 🍔🍟 Click the link in our bio to read all about how this legendary LJ establishment has stood the test of time.
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With the holiday coming up, we know that we could all use a quick getaway or a relaxing staycation. 😎 Luckily we have another giveaway coming up tomorrow to help with that… Tune in here then to check it out!
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Contact

25 OAK DRIVE, LAKE JACKSON, TX 77566 | PHONE: 979-415-2400