Quinta Mazatlan historic adobe structure

Rio Grande
Valley

Travel Region

South Texas Plains

The Valley’s standout culture matches its tropical terrain perfectly. It’s not stereotypical Texas—with its bright-colored birds and citrus orchards—and maybe that’s what makes it so Texan.

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Upcoming Events

Story Nite

Feb. 5, 2020-Dec. 2, 2021

The monthly meeting of the San Antonio Storytellers Association (SASA) includes stories told by SASA...

Virtual Story Night

March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1

The San Antonio Storytellers Association (SASA) invites you to a virtual, live night of tales, legen...

"Frida Kahlo Oasis"

May 8-Nov. 2

Making its world debut, "Frida Kahlo Oasis" is a captivating rendition of the artist’s iconic blue...

"Is it Real? Staging Nature"

April 22-Oct. 24

Theater designers often manipulate building materials to reimagine stages as dense forests, winter w...

Arts e Platters

Nov. 16

Arts e Platters is the Autism Treatment Center’s annual fundraiser that features a silent auction ...

"Lightscape"

Nov. 19-Jan. 2

San Antonio’s newest holiday event is making its Texas debut. First premiering to sold-out crowds...

"Texas Biennial: A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon"

Sept. 1-Jan. 31

The Texas Biennial is a geographically led, independent survey of contemporary art in Texas. This is...

Parade of Oranges

Jan. 29

The Texas Citrus Fiesta has evolved into a notable cultural event in the Rio Grande Valley that gath...

Night of Lights Parade

Dec. 4

On the first Saturday of December, downtown Edinburg sparkles with a beautiful lighted parade full o...

Holiday In The Park

Dec. 1-31

Edinburg Municipal Park transforms into a drive-thru wonderland. Thousands of twinkling lights are o...

Live Oak County Courthouse Centennial Celebration

Dec. 4

Learn the history of the Live Oak County Courthouse and celebrate its 100 years of service to the co...

Alfresco Weslaco

Dec. 16

The city of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development present Alfresco Weslaco—music and art on the...

Alfresco Weslaco

Jan. 20

The city of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development present Alfresco Weslaco—music and art on the...

Alfresco Weslaco

Feb. 17

The city of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development present Alfresco Weslaco—music and art on the...

Stock Show and Rodeo

Feb. 10-27

Since 1949, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has grown to become one of the largest, most presti...

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Western Heritage Weekend

Feb. 5

Step back in time and celebrate Texas at this kick-off to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. The ...

"40 Years, 40 Stories: Treasures and New Discoveries from SAMA's Collection"

Oct. 16-Jan. 2

"40 Years, 40 Stories: Treasures and New Discoveries from SAMA’s Collection" focuses on the unique...

Legends of Country Music Concert

Nov. 13

Dion Pride, son of legendary country musician Charlie Pride, sings the songs we grew up on and remem...

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