Quinta Mazatlan historic adobe structure

Rio Grande
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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

"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...

Texas Citrus Fiesta

Jan. 29

The Texas Citrus Fiesta has evolved into a notable cultural organization in the Rio Grande Valley th...

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 ...

Night of Artists

March 25-26

One of the premier western art events in the world, Night of Artists includes the viewing and sale o...

"The Sons of Charlie Russell: The Cowboy Artists of America"

May 27-Sept. 5

Since their founding in 1965, the Cowboy Artists of America have maintained an artistic style of rep...

"Wendy Red Star: A Scratch on the Earth"

Feb. 11-May 8

"Wendy Red Star: A Scratch on the Earth" is a mid-career survey of the work of Portland artist Wendy...

Texas Onion Fest

March 26

The Texas Onion Fest celebrates the development of the world famous Texas 1015 Onion developed in We...

Fiesta San Antonio

March 31-April 10

For 11 days, the city parties with a purpose in celebration of its history and the diversity that ma...

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