Brownsville, Minnesota, is perched on the magnificent Mississippi and offers scenic beauty and some of the best fishing anywhere. The annual Lions Club Celebration “Brownsville Days” in June each year showcases the town’s best qualities. Visit historic sites including old brewery caves and Church of the Holy Comforter with its unique architecture. The location Brownsville, and the first village in Houston County, was chosen by Job Brown. The site was chosen for the unique location on the river.
The city of Brownsville is a beautiful town located along the bluffs of the Mississippi River. Brownsville became the first established town in Minnesota Territory in 1848. Today it is a quaint community with local amenities and activities for residents and visitors traveling the Great River Road on Highway 61.
Brownsville is a bustling community with an average population of 500 residents. In the fall, visitors gather around the town to watch the Tundra Swan migration. Currently, the Brownsville area provides recreation for residents and visitors. Wildcat Landing has a public boat landing and well-maintained, riverside campsite facilities. Further up the channel, Lawrence Lake Marina offers bait, boat rentals, boat slips, snacks, fishing licenses, gift store and antiques. To catch a glimpse of Brownsville history, stop at the Community Center during morning hours and check out the Historical Room.
The City of Brownsville continues to be a travel destination for bird-watchers, outdoor enthusiasts and more.
Food - Beer - Wine - Spirits - Gift Shop - Apparel - Recreation - Entertainment
Home of the Friday Night Steak Fry and Live Music!
The Oasis - Minnesota's smallest liquor store with a GREAT selection.
Live Music Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Memorial Day - Labor Day
Home of the Barge! On the water food boat serving a great selection of assorted sandwiches, burgers and apps.
Bonefish Boutique! Large selection of clothing, jewelry and much more!
The Tiki Bar - Enjoy a large selection of ice cold beers and drinks!
Summer Floatie Parade.