© 2018 by Port Lavaca Chamber. 2300 Texas 35 Port Lavaca, TX 77979. 361-552-2959. Photos by Phil Thomae and The Port Lavaca Wave.

Visit Port Lavaca 

As you drive into Port Lavaca, you are welcomed by a sign that lets you know you've arrived at your "Paradise on the Bay". Once you've spent time in Port Lavaca, you'll understand why. 

 

Even ordinary moments, like shopping on Main Street, fishing, camping, visiting historical monuments, and walking along our beachfront birdwalk make a trip to Port Lavaca so enjoyable that life truly slows down.

 

Whether you're here for one of our special events or a day of shopping, fishing or just passing through, Port Lavaca truly has something for everyone. We hope you'll visit and discover Port Lavaca for yourself.

 

Our Attractions

  • Beaches

  • Historic Main Street

  • Annual two-day Flip Flop Festival Labor Day Weekend  

  • Annual Christmas Event

  • Beachfront Bird Walk

 

Recreation

  • Fishing

  • Hunting

  • Birding

  • Boating

  • Historical site seeing

  • Hatch-Bend 9-Hole Golf Course

  • Bayfront Peninsula Park, Playground 

  • 2 Splash Pads

 

Area Information (2014)

  • Population: 17,643

  • Jobs: 7,407

  • Average Earnings: $60,149

  • Population Growth: 1.7% for last 5 years

  • Top 5 Industries: 1. Crop & Animal Production, 2. Mining/Quarrying/Oil/Gas Extraction, 3. Utilities, 4. Construction, 5. Manufacturing

  • 3.3% Increase in Regional Jobs from 2013-2014