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Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Gladys Porter Zoo Hosts Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Brownsville, Texas – They’re back and they’re bigger than ever! Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited to showcase some of the largest and most breathtaking dinosaurs the Zoo has ever had. The Dawn of the Dinosaurs exhibit will be open from March 9th till July 7th. Visitors will be amazed by the robotic dinosaurs brought to […]

Baile del Sol Kicks Off Brownsville’s Charro Days

by Tony Vindell/LFN Food, music and folkloric dancers will be among the many things the public will get to enjoy this Saturday, Feb. 23 in downtown Brownsville. That’s because the traditional Baile Del Sol is going to be held on Elizabeth Street. The event marks the kick off of Charro Days, or one of the […]

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30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo This Weekend

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 30th annual Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo and Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show will start this Friday and will run through Sunday. The three-day rodeo brings some of the best cowboys from throughout the United States and from several foreign countries. Mike Todd, chairman with the rodeo committee, said everything is […]

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30th Annual Los Fresnos Rodeo Around the Corner

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Los Fresnos Rodeo is just around the corner so start getting your western-styled attire ready as it will take place before you know it. Now in its 30th year, it’s the city’s largest event of the year that brings some of the world’s best cowboys and cowgirls to compete for thousands […]

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Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce Prepares for 2019 Los Fresnos Rodeo Parade

by Victor Moreno/LFN The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community and businesses to pick up and begin submitting their applications to participate in the upcoming 2019 rodeo parade. The rodeo parade this year is scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019. There is a $35.00 entry fee and the deadline to submit your […]

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Texas Folklife Announces 2019 BIG SQUEEZE Statewide Accordion Contest

Showcases of Top Young Accordion Talent to Compete February Through May Across Ten Texas Cities AUSTIN – Texas Folklife announces the 13th annual Big Squeeze Accordion Contest. The statewide youth accordion showcases and workshops will take place in ten communities across Texas, highlighting the state’s talented young accordion players in four traditional Texas accordion music genres: conjunto, polka, […]

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Under the Stars Artisan Market Starts 2019 Season

by Tony Vindell/LFN It has been more than a year now since the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce launched a monthly event to bring people together and enjoy music and food as well as to buy art and craft items made either by local or out of town folks. They called it Under the Stars […]

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Every Kid’s Christmas Celebrates Third Annual Event to Give to Hundreds of Local Children

by Victor Moreno/LFN • photos courtesy Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home The annual Every Kid’s Christmas event affords the community an opportunity to donate and give generously with the goal of making sure that every child in the Los Fresnos area enjoys a happy Christmas. The program’s slogan being; “No Child Forgotten”. The program held two […]

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Los Fresnos Holds Christmas Parade, Festival, and Artisan Market

by Tony Vindell/LFN Santa Claus highlighted the 2018 Los Fresnos Christmas Parade and Festival. The parade was held Saturday, Dec. 8, surpassing the attendance expectation as the weather was cooler and the threat of rain persisted. Val Champion, executive director with Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce, said the annual event keeps getting bigger and […]

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Christmas Parade, Festival and Artisan Market This Saturday

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2018 Christmas parade is ready to roll this Saturday in Los Fresnos. The annual event will start at 5 p.m. and will end at 6:30 p.m. this year under a “Song of Christmas” theme. Val Champion, executive director with Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce, said the parade is held with the […]

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