Hospitality

The McAllen Greeters have been serving Border Buttermilk since 1959

Sports

Excellent facilities for sporting events.

Culinary

McAllen is 2nd in (non-fast food) restaurants per capita in Texas.

Multiculturism

Something that not everyone has, we have it.

Twitter Ticker:

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Welcome to McAllen, Texas

  • McAllen Art Grant Program Deadline

    McAllen Art Grant Program Deadline

    McAllen— McAllen Art Grant Program is an open submission grant scheme for individual artists and organizations living and working in McAllen. Awards up to a maximum of $1,000 are available to artists and organizations working in the context of art. The deadline for submission of a McAllen Art Grant is Friday, May 13, 2016 @ [...]

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  • Kika de la Garza; Days of Consensus and Cross-aisle politics

    Kika de la Garza; Days of Consensus and Cross-aisle politics

    A combination of topical segments from Kika/Lucille’s Interview, they discuss their recollections of time in government when consensus was operative. http://traffic.libsyn.com/kcbx/ConsensusSenateHouseNPRpodcast.mp3

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  • Volksport Border Buttermilk Reception

    Volksport Border Buttermilk Reception

    Volksport Border Buttermilk Reception Our lovely greeters welcome conventions with our delightly traditional beverage (which might or might not contain alcohol in it).

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  • Dia de las Madres en McAllen

    Dia de las Madres en McAllen

    Gana el regalo perfecto para Mamá Nosotros te ayudaremos a que mamá esté orgullosa de ti. Por eso, queremos regalarte un arreglo de flores con dos docenas de rosas rojas, una noche de hotel en el Doubletree y una tarjeta de regalo con $50 dólares para Quips N’ Quotes. Que tienes que hacer? Darle Like a la publicación en Facebook Subir [...]

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  • Valley Culture Giveaway

    Valley Culture Giveaway

    Quinta Mazatlan a favorite from McAllen Quinta Mazatlan is an urban bird sanctuary, recently, it built a LEED Certified Discovery Center, which services over 10,000 school children annually and continues to grow the volunteer base bringing in over 5,500 hours annually. Quinta Mazatlan is definetly a place that you have to visit when you are in McAllen. [...]

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  • Story Time – McAllen Greeters

    Story Time – McAllen Greeters

    History of the McAllen Greeters Late in the afternoon of September 16, 1960, Charles Clark waited at McAllen’s airport with a giant sombrero on his head, dark shades to keep the sun from his eyes and a colorful zarape draped over his left shoulder.   Clark was there to welcome Hollywood starlet Martha Hyer to McAllen [...]

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  • Attention Birding Lovers!

    Attention Birding Lovers!

    Do you love birding? Then this contest totally interests you. Why? We are giving away 3 nights to the Birding Metropolis in our great city of McAllen, Texas. What do you have to do? Go and favorite  BIRDING METROPOLIS listing at https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/43709 and upload a picture in our comments section from Facebook of your favorite bird and tell us [...]

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  • McAllen in the Top 10 Safests Cities in America

    McAllen in the Top 10 Safests Cities in America

    The Safest Cities in America Safety first, right? Whether you’re thinking about relocating for your career, looking for a good neighborhood in which to buy a home or trying to decide where you want to attend college, safety is always a top consideration. It’s pretty safe to say that no one wants to live in a [...]

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  • McAllen Public Library on Main – Upcoming Events

    McAllen Public Library on Main – Upcoming Events

    TINY TOTS HOLIDAY EVENT A special Holiday event for babies and toddlers. Enjoy stories and crafts along with a special guest. Date: Friday, December 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Location: Children’s Storytime Room, Categories: Children COLORING FOR ADULTS Coloring is not just for kids– it’s a fun, calming, and stress-relieving form of relaxation. Colored [...]

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