Activities

McAllen offers a wide variety of activities for all lifestyles.

Beautiful Wildlife

McAllen is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including many species of birds.

Beautiful Flora

McAllen, Texas is full of a wide range of native plant life, including all sorts of flowering bushes that attract birds and butterflies to our area.

State Farm Arena

State Farm arena hosts a wide variety of events, from sports to concerts and more.

Quinta Mazatlan

Quinta Mazatlan, is a sanctuary connecting people to the history, beauty and wonder of our natural world.

Rich Culture

McAllen has a rich culture,

come and see for yourself!

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Welcome to McAllen, Texas

  • City Poet Laureate-McAllen

    City Poet Laureate-McAllen

    Call for APPLICATIONS/NOMINATIONS for the McAllen, Texas CITY POET LAUREATE DEADLINE: The McAllen Chamber of Commerce’s Arts Council announces the application process for selection of the McAllen Poet Laureate for 2015-2017. Submissions are welcome from individual poets who are seeking the position. Application packages may also be submitted by a person who is nominating a [...]

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  • Poet Laureate Application/Nomination-McAllen

    Poet Laureate Application/Nomination-McAllen

    Poet Laureate Application/Nomination Deadline: May 15, 2015 Please review the Call for Application/Nomination.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to be familiar with this information before signing this form.  All application materials must be typed in no less than a 12 pt. type. If you are a Nominator, what is your Name and Mailing Address?________________________________ _________________________________________Email [...]

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  • McAllen’s Vida Verde Festival

    McAllen’s Vida Verde Festival

    VIDA VERDE, Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. Bring your friends and family along and join the local McAllen community during the Vida Verde Earth Day Festival. Come celebrate our wonderful planet and Mother Nature at the 7th annual Earth Day Festival at Quinta Mazatlan on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from [...]

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  • The Market at McAllen

    The Market at McAllen

    The Market at McAllen one of the premier farmers markets in South Texas.  You can find everything from local produce and cage free eggs to arts and crafts from local vendors, showcasing their passion for healthy and creative living. You can find The Market at the McAllen Public Library every Saturday from 10am to 1pm. [...]

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  • Allegiant flights from McAllen to Orlando, LA, set to resume this Spring

    Allegiant flights from McAllen to Orlando, LA, set to resume this Spring

    Allegiant recently announced  it will add service from Brownsville to Las Vegas, in addition to the yearlong  service it already flies nonstop from McAllen.

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  • IMAS 2015 Family Fun Night Activities McAllen

    IMAS 2015 Family Fun Night Activities McAllen

      Spring is in the air, folks, and the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) already has a full schedule of Family Fun Night events to make the remainder of your spring season memorable. A community favorite, these evening activity dates center on themed arts and crafts projects to encourage family time during the [...]

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  • City of McAllen Earns Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conf

    City of McAllen Earns Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conf

    McAllen, TX (February 16, 2015) – The City of McAllen received a Keep America Beautiful National Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB National Conference in Washington, D.C. The City of McAllen was honored for distinguishing itself as an exemplary Municipality taking first place in the Government category. [...]

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  • McAllen Nature Center Announces Expanded Winter Hours and Programs

    McAllen Nature Center Announces Expanded Winter Hours and Programs

    McAllen Nature Center is now open to the public on Wednesdays through Sundays from 8 am until noon. Park admission and programs are free of charge. Guided Bird & Nature Walks are offered weekly on Wednesdays from 8:30 am until 10 am. No experience necessary- join a staff birder for a leisurely stroll along the [...]

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  • 2015 Nature Summer Vacation Contest!  Enter to Win!

    2015 Nature Summer Vacation Contest! Enter to Win!

    As we know, McAllen and the Rio Grande Valley is one of the premier locales for Birders near and far. With an undeniably warm climate and abundance of bird species, it is perfect for everyone! Whether you are an avid bird watcher or if you are just starting it as a hobby, we would like [...]

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