The Road Dawg's journey is officially underway. #TIR #LoveLP
Our Seniors Rock! Today, they hosted the annual Chili Cook-Off and Melodrama. This year's presentation of Dirty Work on the Trail - Go Slow with the Pony Express brought the house down! Congratulations on a job well done La Porte Parks & Recreation Department Seniors.
Good Luck Road Dawgs! This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the City of La Porte's participation in the Texas Independence Relay. The relay begins tomorrow morning in Gonzales and takes the team on a 200 mile journey to San Jacinto Monument. This year's team is 12 strong (Bennie Boles, Cherell Daeumer, Matt Daeumer, Matt Davidson, Doug Ditrch, Michael Harness, Jr., Brian Larkey, Denise...
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There is no shortage of family legacies here in La Porte, Texas! One you might know of is the Sharp family. As one of the first families to settle in La Porte, they have contributed in a great way to the growth of our city. John Z. Sharp and his wife, Sarah, raised their family here in La Porte and opened Sharp’s Confectionery on the corner of Main and Second Street. George Sharp, John’s son,...
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Exercise your right to vote this May. Step One – Register! You must be registered by April 6 to participate in this election. If you have not registered to vote, visit
In step with the agency’s tradition of affirmative employee recognition, La Porte Police Department hosted an employee accomplishment and recognition ceremony on the afternoon of March 10th. During the event, LPPD’s Chief Ken Adcox welcomed several new employees who recently joined the police family over the last 6 months. Additionally, several veteran members of the department were recognized...
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Make plans to join us for the La Porte 125 Mother's Day Gospel Brunch on Sunday, May 14 at Sylvan Beach Pavilion. Tickets are on sale now!

La Porte 125 Mother's Day Gospel Brunch

The Sunset Sip & Stroll Farmers Market is TONIGHT at Five Points Plaza from 4:00pm-9:00pm. In honor of National Craft Month we will be joined by several local crafters. See you there!

Craft Connection Sunset Sip & Stroll Farmers Market

Life. By the Bay. is now available! This issue has details on the upcoming La Porte 125th Anniversary Celebration, voting information, and more. Check it out!

April, May, & June 2017 Life By The Bay Newsletter
The founders of La Porte set aside 22 acres of land for the famous Sylvan Beach. Community gatherings began in 1893 for a Fourth of July celebration that continues today. Around 1900, the Sylvan Beach Pavilion was built. Known for big bands and dance parties, the pavilion welcomed thousands of visitors and many of the greatest bands of the era. To kick off the 125th Anniversary...
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Now Accepting Registrations! The La Porte EMS Citizens Academy is a six week class hosted on Tuesday from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. If you are interested in participating you must submit an application at La Porte EMS Headquarters by March 29 @ 5:00pm. Note: You must be 18 or older to apply. For more information, please call (281) 471-9244.
It's La Porte's 125th Anniversary. Thanks for sharing the news Houston Chronicle!

La Porte 125th anniversary events to include Clay Walker concert
The Mambo Jazz Kings are back again! They will be joining us at the La Porte 125 Dinner Gala on Friday, May 12 at Sylvan Beach Pavilion to dance the night away. Tickets are only $25 each and limited to the first 300 - Order Yours Today!

La Porte 125 Dinner Gala | Featuring the Mambo Jazz Kings

The New Fun Times. By The Bay. Program Brochure is out NOW! In it you will find all of the things that the La Porte Parks & Recreation Department will be offering for April, May and June of 2017. Pool reservations begin April 5 for Residents and April 7 for Non Residents so get there early to secure your dates for those Pool Parties! See something you have questions about? Give them a call at...
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April, May, June Program Brochure 2017
Congratulations to John Samuel Gianukos for receiving the Chief’s Citizens Certificate of Merit! John – thank you for your selfless acts as a Good Samaritan.
City wide splash parks open tomorrow morning, find the one nearest you and enjoy the weekend!
Update at 5:40 am: SH 225 eastbound has been reopened, but the exit at Sens Rd remains closed at this time.

SH 225 eastbound is closed from Miller Cut Off Rd to Sens Rd, due to a major accident. All traffic is being diverted to the feeder road at this time. We will update you when the road has reopened.
Five Points is the historical heart of La Porte! Did you know that in the 1920s and 1930s, as automobiles became the primary means of travel, 10,000 - 20,000 people would come to La Porte for the weekend through Five Points. In 1937, contracts were awarded for two traffic lights in La Porte - one was at Five Points and the other at Main and Second Street. Five Points still is the heart of La...
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The Shattered Dreams program is a tradition at La Porte High School that aims to give students a “real” look at the dangers of drinking and driving. The City of La Porte Police Department, La Porte Fire Department, and La Porte EMS Department are all proud to be a part of this tradition! Here are few behind the scene pictures of today’s production…
Don’t forget, tomorrow is our first Main Street Trade Days! Come browse the antiques, collectables and crafts that will be out for display.