Quinta Mazatlan historic adobe structure

Rio Grande Valley

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

Armed Forces River Parade

June 27 rescheduled date

A free parade dedicated to the men and women in all branches of the United States Armed Forces, this...

Fiesta San Antonio

Nov. 5-15 (Rescheduled dates)

Alamo City's oldest and biggest festival of the year offers more than 100 events around town, includ...

"America’s Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution"

June 12-Sept. 6

This exhibition explores the history of American Impressionism, bringing approximately 75 works toge...

"Everett Spruce: Texas Reimagined"

Oct. 9-Jan. 3

Everett Spruce (1908–2002) was the most celebrated painter in Texas in the first half of the 20th ...

Story Nite

Feb. 5, 2020-Dec. 2, 2021

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

Mel Tillis Jr. in Concert

Sept. 12 (rescheduled date)

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Mel Tillis Jr. carries on the musical tradition set forth by his ...

Texas Cook'Em High Steaks

July 4

The 15th annual competition features grill masters battling it out for the best chicken, ribs, brisk...

Celebrity Fan Fest (CANCELED)

June 11-14

San Antonio's premier comic con is an interactive, pop culture festival featuring the best A-List Ho...

Fiesta Noche del Rio

June 12-Aug. 8

On Friday and Saturday nights, enjoy mariachis, flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink ...

Market Days

June 13

This market has vendors placed around the beautiful courthouse square. The vendors and variety chang...

Firework Festival

July 4

It's America's birthday, and Weslaco is celebrating in true American fashion. The family-friendly en...

Independence Day Celebration

July 4

Includes live music and an official ceremony before a fireworks extravaganza after dark....

Battle of Medina Commemorative Ceremony

Aug. 15

The Battle of Medina was fought in the approximate area of modern day Leming, Texas in Atascosa Coun...

Alfresco Weslaco

Aug. 20

The city of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development host Alfresco Weslaco every third Thursday of t...

Texas Cook'em: High Steaks

July 4

Competitors battle it out on the grill to cook the best chicken, ribs, brisket, and rib-eye steak fo...

International Sister Cities Festival

July 10-12

More than 200 vendors from 60 cities across Mexico showcase and sell their artisan products in this...

UFO Festival

Aug. 13-15

UFO enthusiasts gather once again for this three-day event that kicks off with an open-mic event at ...

Pet Expo

Sept. 12-13 rescheduled dates

At the all-indoor and air-conditioned Pet Expo, pets can receive "spa treatments" from local groomer...

"Wild Women of Winedale"

June 5-7

Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre presents this touching comedy, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas ...

Contemporary Drawings

Aug. 27-Jan. 3, 2021

The McNay has long been known for its collection of drawings and watercolors by American modernists....

South Texas International Film Festival

Sept. 9-12

Consisting of a four-day festival featuring full-length, regional, and short-film competitions, and ...

Dean Miller in Concert

Sept. 12

Dean Miller, son of Roger Miller, performs in the Legends of Country Music Series. ...

A Day of Stories

Nov. 7

George West, the Storytelling Capital of Texas, is home to the Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre, w...

Alamo Orchid Society Show and Sale

Oct. 16-18

Stroll through rooms filled with gorgeous orchid displays and marvel at hundreds of orchids from aro...

Mexico Independence Celebration

Sept. 15

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with the traditional "grito" or shout for independence. ...

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