- Attractions & Events
Attractions & Events
Lake Jackson, "City of Enchantment", originated in 1941 when the great push was on to build the Dow Plants. Dr. A. P. Beutel, first General Manager of Dow’s Texas Division, had an idea which was to prove fateful to the history of Brazoria County...
Brazosport Museum of Natural Science
The museum features dinosaurs! Visit with an Allosaurus, a Triceratops, a tiny Bambiraptor and a native Texan Agujaceratops. Beware of the Megalodon and Mosasaur. Found a shell on the beach and want to know what it is? This museum can help. Curators have shells from Texas and around the world.
Center for Fine Arts
Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences is the cultural home for an entire community of approximately 340,000 people. Established in 1976 as a result of the visioning and commitment of the region’s industrial and civic leadership, The Center has become a shining example of what is extraordinary about living and working in this unique location on the upper Texas Gulf Coast.
Fourth of July Fireworks Display
Each year the City of Lake Jackson produces an annual fireworks display and celebration for the Fourth of July. Residents and visitors throughout the region enjoy this free event.
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
Experience the history of Lake Jackson and what makes it a unique cross-section of the southeast coastal plains. Visit the Lake Jackson Historical Museum, the birthplace of Lake Jackson at the Alden B. Dow Office Museum, and Jackson Plantation Historic Site.
Lake Jackson Library
A vibrant educational center thrives at the Lake Jackson Library. More than just dusty old books, the library creates a safe space for the community to learn and grow through programs such as Hogwarts NIght to Storytime where history, culture and subjects come alive for children and those who are still young at heart.
Holidays in Lake Jackson
All year long the City of Lake Jackson enjoys the festivities and events that bring joy to its residents and visitors. From the spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks, the Concert Series, the public Halloween Trick-or-Treat through City Hall to our Festival of Lights and Light Up Lake Jackson, we do the holidays right in Lake Jackson
Parks & Recreation
The mission of the Lake Jackson Parks and Recreation Department to be a leader in the State of Texas, providing diverse quality recreational opportunities to all citizens of our City, and providing the citizens with a high aesthetic quality of parks, parkways, and esplanades throughout the City.
Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is a marvelous marine aquarium, fish hatchery and education center located on 75 acres. Its summer camps, hatchery visits and marine outreach programs make it a unique site that delights the entire family.
The Wilderness Golf Course
The Wilderness golf club at Lake Jackson has established itself as one of the Top 5 Places to Play golf courses in the Texas. The course transcends time and returns guests to the days when early settlers traveled from town to town in search of the next gold nugget. The rustic, western-themed clubhouse complete with cowhide chair coverings and a boar’s head trophy hanging over the check in counter says, “This place is unique and different.”