12 Fun Things to Do in McAllen on Christmas Day!


Create lasting memories this Christmas with a variety of things to do in McAllen! Read on for a list of locations to enjoy brunch, a buffet, drinks, live music, and more!

Photo Courtesy of DoubleTree Suites by Hilton

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton

The Christmas Day Brunch at DoubleTree Suites will be from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. There will be an omelet station, carved prime rib, a mimosa bar, a hot cocoa bar, and much more!

  • Seating times are 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:00 PM. Santa Claus will be visiting from the North Pole from 12:00 PM until 2:30 PM!
  • Located at 1800 S. 2nd
  • $36.95 for adults, $31.95 for seniors, and $16.95 for children.
  • To make your reservation, please call (956) 686-3000.

Photo Courtesy of Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton

The Christmas Day Grand Buffet will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton at the McAllen Convention Center from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. It will feature live entertainment by Ray Molina. The buffet includes roasted strip loin, spicy meatloaf, seared blackened salmon, and roasted ham.

  • Located at 800 Convention Center Blvd.
  • $35.99 for adults, $32.99 for seniors, and $18 for children.
  • To make your reservation, call (956) 688-8329 or click here to book online.

Photo Courtesy of FRIO! McAllen

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