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Leo Aguilar Foundation Tournament Set for March 10th

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD Golfers are encouraged to participate in the 32nd Annual Leo Aguilar Foundation Golf Tournament, scheduled Saturday, March 10, at the South Padre Island Golf Club in Laguna Vista. Proceeds from the tournament will go for graduating students from Los Fresnos High School, as do all events sponsored by the Foundation year-round. Registration […]

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Los Fresnos Rodeo Ends Riding High

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 29th annual Los Fresnos Rodeo is now history, but the city’s biggest event of the year ended on a high ride. Judging by some spectators’ comments, attendance surpassed previous rodeos and parking became an issue for some people. And in spite of all the risks taken by the many participating cowboys […]

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Kite Fest Delights Crowds on SPI

by Tony Vindell/LFN A flying octopus, shark, and even a humpback whale could be seen above the skies on the north end of South Padre Island. Was it a new season of the popular TV show called Sharknado airing here? Not quite! It was actually Kite Fest 2018 – an event that makes one’s imagination […]

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It’s Rodeo Time, Y’all!

by Tony Vindell/LFN Time to slip into your jeans and to put on your cowboy and cowgirl hats and boots because it is rodeo time y’all! The bronco busting, bull riding, steer roping and barrel racing 2018 Los Fresnos Rodeo is this weekend and it will kick off with the first of three rodeo functions […]

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Miss Rodeo Queen Takes Reign

by Tony Vindell/LFN For Madelynn Hill, Saturday night was another special day in her life. After being the Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show queen for the last year, she took over a new responsibility as Queen of the 2018 Los Fresnos Rodeo. She received the distinction during Saturday’s Cowgirl contest. “It an honor and […]

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Karen Waters Named 2018 Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show Cowgirl

by Tony Vindell/LFN A total of 21 girls competed in three divisions during Saturday’s 2018 Cowgirl contest and although three finalists were chosen in each group, each contestant was a winner for having participated in the annual event. Held Saturday night , Jan. 27, at the Los Fresnos High School cafetorioum, each girl in the […]

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The BIG SQUEEZE Accordion Contest is Back for 2018

Texas Folklife Will Search for Top Young Accordion Talent in Showcases Across the State Grand Prize Winners will be selected in the following updated four categories:  Polka Grand Prize (Age 25 and under); Cajun & Zydeco Grand Prize (Age 21 and under); Anthony Ortiz, Jr. Conjunto Grand Prize (Ages 18-21); Conjunto (Ages 17 and under) […]

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Next Artisan Market Set for January 27th

Los Fresnos’ newest monthly event, sponsored by The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos, is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The UNDER THE STARS LOS FRESNOS ARTISAN MARKET is held monthly through May of 2018 at Los Fresnos Memorial Park, […]

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Folklorico Joins Artisan Market

The second Los Fresnos Under the Stars Artisan Market was held on Saturday, December 16th. Due to the cold weather, the Los Fresnos Boys and Girls Club opened its doors to the Artisan Market, providing a nice, warm environment for vendors and visitors alike. The Los Fresnos High School Folklorico, under the direction of Mrs. […]

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New Monthly Event Expected to Bring New Vendor Opportunities

Los Fresnos will see a new event this weekend. The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos are presenting a first ever Artisan Market on the evening of Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The market event is expected to be held monthly through May of 2018. […]

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