Scottish Inn and Suites - 900 Texas 6, Alvin, TX 77511 | Tel. (281) 331-7900


Located in northern Brazoria County Texas, Alvin has many attractions to offer residents and visitors alike.

Froberg Farms

Froberg's Farm is open from 9AM-6PM, 7 days a week (not including holidays). Located in Alvin, Texas. We pride ourselves in the fresh produce standard, "Anything fresher is still growing". Aside from our homegrown items (listed to the left) we offer many other fresh fruits and vegetables from other areas . We also offer homemade canned goods, homemade pies and various nuts and candies. In the months of March through May ,we also let you come to pick your own strawberries (weather permitting). A fun and unique experience for all ages. Come and check us out to see the many things Froberg's Farms has to offer!

Bayou Wildlife Park/Zoo

5050 FM 517 Road, Alvin, TX 77511-1828

Take a visit to the Bayou Wildlife Zoo in Alvin, Texas, and enjoy exploring our wildlife park with an experienced guide from the comfort of a tram. We take you over 80 acres of prairie and woods as your guide delivers an exciting and interesting talk about all the animals you're meeting.

Tram Rides

Our specially built trams allow you to see everything our zoo has to offer without trekking through the vast premises on foot. Each ride lasts approximately 45 minutes and is great for individuals and groups of up to 30 people.

Our Park

Come and spend the day with us to get to know all the different parts of our park. In addition to the wide ranges of natural habitat where you can mingle with our animals, we also have three monkey islands and alligator ponds.

We allow guests to bring their own lunches and eat in our covered picnic area. This space can accommodate up to 300 people and features drink machines, but no cooking is allowed. Before you leave, stop by our souvenir shop to pick up something to commemorate your trip.

Admission Prices & Requirements:

• Adults $20, Plus Tax
• Children (Ages 2 – 11): $10, Plus Tax

Cash or checks are the only forms of payment accepted (no credit cards)
Group rates and season passes are available.
We provide rain checks for days when the weather cuts your trip short, but no refunds.

Do not bring any of the following to the Bayou Wildlife Zoo:

• Pets

• Alcoholic Beverages • Watermelons • Balloons
Contact our wildlife park in Alvin, Texas , for more information about planning your visit.

Shimek's Gardens

3122 County Road 237
Alvin, TX 77511-8690


Alvin Youth Livestock and Arena Association

The Alvin Youth Livestock and Arena Association was founded by a group of 40 Alvin citizens in 1976. They were granted a charter by the state of Texas in 1976 for a non-profit organization with tax exempt status. Land was purchased on County Road 351 near FM 517. AYLAA was formed to provide a place for area youth to participate in agricultural related activities.

Thirty-four years later, the association is still operated by an all-volunteer state of officers and Board of Directors. Most of the current board members are children or grandchildren of those who founded the association or were members in earlier years. There are currently 300 family memberships.

AYLAA is dedicated to supporting youth in the area. Approximately 850 youth benefit from activities held at AYLAA each year. An average of 350 youth participate in the Summer Series rodeo events. Five area 4-H groups consisting of 200 members hold their monthly meetings and other related activities in the main building and the arena. Cowboy Ministries which is a Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization hold church services every Sunday. Cowboy Ministries also hosts several fundraisers for non profit organizations. The youth softball and baseball associations uses the practice field with backstops for practices. The Alvin FFA Booster Club and the AYLAA co-sponsor two youth rodeo to raise funds for the Alvin FFA chapter and the AYLAA. Approximately 250 families from all over Texas come to Alvin to participate in the youth rodeos held throughout the year. The AYLAA hosts the annual AYLAA Summer Series held for 6 weeks on Mondays and Tuesdays nights in the summer. AYLAA awards at least four $500 scholarships to Alvin area youth.

AYLAA is funded solely by donations from area businesses, individuals, and fund raising activities by members. The facilities are not maintained by the city or the county. All upkeep and maintenance is done by volunteers. AYLAA members are constantly refurbishing the facilities and modernizing the building and arena to make it more useful for area events.


We are located on CR 351 ¼ mile north of Fm 517. CR 351 is ½ mile east of SH 35 Bypass on FM 517 in Alvin. View Map (Google Maps)

Gulf Coast Speedway

RACING IN THE COUNTRY REGULAR SEASON STARTS SATURDAY NIGHT APRIL 13 th GATES OPEN AT 5:30 P.M. REGISTRATION 6:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. Those arriving after 6:00 p.m. will start in the back DRIVERS MEETING AT 7:00 PM HOT LAPS STARTS AT 7:20 P.M. RACING STARTS AT 8:00 P.M. GENERAL ADMISSION $ 10.00 SENIOR CITIZENS $ 5.00 (55 and Older) !!! ALL KIDS 12 AND UNDER FREE !!! PIT PASSES $ 25.00 Special events $30.00 (Regardless of Age) Check the weather & call a friend for rain outs

The Marguerite Rogers House Museum

The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society. Tours of The House Museum and grounds are conducted by Docents on Thursdays and Fridays, and the first Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays. The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas. Admission is $3.00; for children under 12 the tour is free. Proceeds are used for maintaining the property.

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The Alvin Historical Museum, housed in the former post office building at 300 West Sealy, is officially open. Visitors can tour the museum and see exhibits every Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is $3 per person.

The Alvin Museum Gift Shop is also open the same hours as the museum and features items for sales such as calendars, ornaments and the 1915 directories. In addition, there are magnets, key chains and local history books and books by local authors Bill Crider, Larry Phillips and others.

The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is another “must see” in Alvin. Visitors can tour the restored Victorian cottage that features several original pieces of furniture. The cottage is open the same hours as the museum and admission is also $3.

For information about group tours, call the Museum at 281-331-4469

“The museum is a work in progress,” said Cleo Congrady, president of the Alvin Museum Society. “There are a number of exhibits in place, and more will be added as time goes on,” she said. The Alvin Historical Museum is staffed by volunteers. For information about how to become involved call 281-331-4469.


Every Friday night in Alvin, TX things come alive at The Alvin Opry It is a good old-fashioned opry fun-time.

If you enjoy Country and Gospel music, you'll want to visit the ALVIN OPRY on Friday and Saturday nights. Performances are at 8:00pm at Eighth and Sealy St. in Alvin, call 281-331-8181. If you like to dance, EDDIE'S BALLROOM is the place to do it. Located on CR 385 in Manvel, call 281-489-8181. Two places you'll want to check out!


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