Special Events

Sunset Sip & Stroll Farmers Market


Third Saturday Of The Month

Imagine a night out in a quaint little town where everyone feels like a local! Enjoy a glass of 
wine as you peruse local farmers crops for the month, browse artisans creations and stroll 
through the eclectic shops on Main Street. 

June 17 - Fathers Day Celebration
July 15 - Dog Days of Summer
August 19 - Back to School Bash
September 16 - Chalk it Up
Where: Five Points Plaza
Time: 4:00-8:00pm *4:00-9:00pm on special occasions

Main Street Trade Days

First Saturday Of The Month

Coming in March 2017! Trade Days in downtown La Porte! Enjoy a day out with friends while browsing antiques, collectibles, re-purposed furniture, and artisan vendors! Also enjoy the many eclectic shops and eateries along Main Street!

Dates: July 1 | August 5 | September 2 
Where: 200 block of West Main Street
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 

Flicks At Five Points

Every Friday Starting May 26

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us downtown every Friday this summer for an outdoor movie at Five Points on our giant outdoor blow up screen! Showings will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Click Here for moving listings. 

Where: Five Points Town Plaza
Date: Fridays
Time: 8:30pm
Fee: Free

Sylvan Beach Triathlon/Duathlon

June 11, 2017

This event is USA Triathlon sanctioned.Triathlon 500m swim; 15mi bike; 3mi run. Duathlon 2mi run; 15mi bike; 3mi run. For more detailed information about the Triathlon/Duathlon, Click Here. You must have a USAT Annual Membership or a One Day Membership to race. 

Date: Sunday, June 11
Where: Sylvan Beach Park
Time: 7am
Fee: $80 Triathlon/ $70 Duathlon (Registration increases as the event nears)
Registration Deadline: Day of the event (Online Registration ends June 10)

Mimosas & Monet

July 1, 2017

No painting experience needed for our step by step instruction by a different local artist each month. Grab your friends for a day of fun at the local Main Street Trade Days on Main Street. You are welcome to bring champagne or your favorite beverage of choice.

Date: Saturday, July 1
Where: Original City Hall
Time: 10am - 12pm
Fee: $35 Per Person

4th of July Fireworks

July 4, 2017

Make your way downtown to Sylvan Beach Park to enjoy a fireworks display with the family!

Date: July 4
Where: Sylvan Beach Park
Time: Fireworks at Dark or 9:30pm

Double Dip Days

Join us for a dip in one of the City pools as well as a dip of ice cream while supplies last!

Where: Northwest Pool – July 5, 2017
San Jacinto Pool – July 12, 2017
Fairmont Pool – July 19, 2017
Wave Pool – July 26, 2017
Date: Wednesdays
Fee: Regular admission rates apply

Wave Pool 4th of July Giveaway

Join us at the Wave Pool on 4th of July and enter your name into our free raffle drawing for a change to win a summer fun prize! Prizes include: tents, ice chests, outdoor grill and much more!

Where: Wave Pool
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Fee: Regular admission rates apply

Public Safety Pool Party

Join us as we enjoy swimming, hot dogs, drinks and the company of our own City of La Porte Parks and Recreation, Police, Fire and EMS Departments!

Where: Northwest Pool – July 27, 2017
Fairmont Pool – August 3, 2017
Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Fee: Admission is FREE

Bubbles & Balloons

Enjoy a day at pool with bubbles and balloons! We will supply bubbles for patrons of all ages and we welcome you all do take a balloon, while supplies last, home as you leave for the day.

Where: Fairmont Pool – July 2, 2017
Northwest Pool – July 9, 2017
Wave Pool – July 16, 2017
San Jacinto – July 23, 2017
Date: Sundays
Time: All Day
Fee: Regular admission rates apply

Tot Time Swim Hours

Take your kiddos to Tot Time at San Jacinto pool where parents and children, five and under, are able to play with others of similar age and mobility before public swim hours.

Where: San Jacinto Pool
Date: Mondays - Fridays
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Age: 5 and under *must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: Regular admission rates apply


Dog owners can choose to run (or walk) in a 1K or 5K route. Doggie Goodie Bags will be available for the first 100 registered pups, Including bandanas! The Doggie Dash is not a timed event, but awards will be given for the top 5 overall finishers. Break out the tutus - we will be awarding Best Doggie Costume for our 5 favorite costumes (THINK RETRO).

WHERE: Five Points Town Plaza
DATE: Saturday, July 15 2017
TIME: 6:00pm - 9:00pm;6:00pm Onsite Registered Begins | 8:00pm Race Begins