March 8th, 9th & 10th – Get Ready for Plenty of Things to do in McAllen this Weekend!


From nature centers, to BBQ cook-offs and pizza parties, this weekend will be the perfect opportunity to launch your Spring Break into high gear!

Friday, March 8th

  • Register your kids for Kidz Night Out at the Palm View Community Center! Kids can play in the Game Room, enjoy a movie and popcorn, make crafts, and eat pizza! The fun will last from 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM.
  • While the kids are away, the adults can play and enjoy Tacos N’ Tequila at the Chamber of Commerce! Register to taste food from the area’s top 10 local restaurants and sip on craft cocktails. The event and live music will last from 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM.

kidz night out | Explore McAllen

Saturday, March 9th

  • Don’t miss out on a special performance from Mike Salazar! Listen to the “Cowboy of Comedy” joke about life and love at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. This Spanish comedy show is scheduled for 9:30 PM.
  • Join Quinta Mazatlán for Gardening for Life. Learn to cultivate your backyard to meet interesting insects! This event will last from 9:30 AM until 10:00 AM.

quinta e1552059263491 | Explore McAllen

  • Sample BBQ at Sizzling in the Tropics Cook-Off at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. Flavor delicious meats from 30 local BBQ teams and enjoy a classic car show! The event will be held from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM.


Sunday, March 10th

  • Don’t miss the last day of the Saxet Gun Show to see the latest in outdoor gear and classic firearms! This event will be on March 9th and 10th from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.
  • Make time for Spring Break at the Lake! Join your family for boating, fishing, or kayaking at Fireman’s Lake. This event lasts all week long from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

firemans park | Explore McAllen

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