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

Sep 24, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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For beginners on up. Come join the Brazosport Art League for a fun Watercolor Paint-n-Sip event. All painting supplies, instruction, 16x20 mat are included. Appetizers and bottled water provided. $50 includes supplies.

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Sep 25, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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For beginners on up. Come join the Brazosport Art League for a fun Watercolor Paint-n-Sip event. All painting supplies, instruction, 16x20 mat are included. Appetizers and bottled water provided. $50 includes supplies.

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Sep 26, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Brazosport Museum of Natural Science invites children of all ages to create creepy and weird concoctions at Slime Day! Free event and open to the public. Children 5 years old plus. An adult must accompany children for the duration of the event.

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Oct 03, 2020
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, 299 West Hwy. 332
Lake Jackson, TX United States
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This year's Gulf Coast Bird Observatory's Summer Bird Camp has been moved to Fall Saturday Camps! Each Saturday will feature a different curriculum of lessons and activities focused on birds and nature. These events are designed for children 8-12, but the whole family is welcome and encouraged to join. Each Saturday costs $5.00 per adult…

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Oct 03, 2020
Abner Jackson Plantation Site, FM 2004 near SH 332
Lake Jackson, TX United States
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This Saturday, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, visit the historic archaeological site of Major Abner Jackson - the namesake of the city of Lake Jackson! Once a prosperous sugar plantation, the site was destroyed by the same hurricane that devastated Galveston.

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Oct 03, 2020
The Clarion at Brazosport College, 500 College Drive
Clute, TX United States
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The first concert of the 2020-2021 season is tentatively set for October 3 at 7:30 p.m. All concerts are held in The Clarion at Brazosport College. "John Williams at the Movies" will feature music from Star Wars, E.T., Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the winner of the 2020 Whit Phillips…

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Oct 09, 2020
Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College Blvd.
Clute, TX United States
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Working on 8x10 canvases, students will learn multiple pouring techniques using acrylic paint. Art will be ready for pick-up in 24 hours. Appetizers and bottled water provided. Cost is $40 per student.

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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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Wanna get out of the house and safely explore the wonders of the world? Check out @brazosportcenter From virtual offerings to stunning local art to incredible fossils and artifacts, there really is something to pique any interest. 🎨🦖🎭 Follow their page to stay up to date on this Lake Jackson gem.
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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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Contact

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