12 Fun Outdoor Things to Do in McAllen During the Upcoming Cool Weekend!


We’re expecting cooler weather in McAllen this weekend, just in time for fall! Make some time with your friends and family to enjoy a few outdoor activities together. Check out our list below!

Photo Courtesy of the McAllen Nature Center

Visit the McAllen Nature Center for a variety of outdoor events:

Photo Courtesy of Quinta Mazatlan

Stop by Quinta Mazatlán for tons of family-fun activities:

Sooo Bony Trail

  • It’s open Friday and Saturday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
  • Located at 600 Sunset Drive
  • (956) 681-3370
  • Adults: $3
  • Seniors and Children 12 to 3 years old: $2
  • Free admission to members and children ages 2 and under.

Photo Courtesy of Town Lake at Firemen’s Park

Boat & Fish on Town Lake at Firemen’s Park

  • It’s open Friday through Sunday from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
  • Located at 201 N. 1st
  • (956) 681-3333
  • For boating rentals and fees, please click here.

Photo Courtesy of Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch

Fall Festival and Vendor Show at Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch – October 26th and 27th

  • It’s open Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM.
  • Located at 6712 N. Bentsen Rd.
  • (956) 457-3035
  • Adults: $8 Monday through Friday and $10 Saturday and Sunday.
  • 2 years and under enter free

Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch at La Cova Ranch

  • It’s open Friday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
  • Located at 4124 Lark Ave.
  • (956) 215-1205
  • Adults: $7
  • 3 years and older is $3
  • 2 years and under enter free

Bring your friends and family to Karaoke Night and Costume Contest at the McAllen Food Park on Friday, October 25th from 8:00 PM until 10:00 PM.

Shop locally at the McAllen Farmers Market on Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

Have Fun, Explorers!

We hope you take advantage of the upcoming beautiful weather and enjoy the outdoors. As always, be sure to tag us in your photos or use #exploremcallen for your chance to be featured on our social media accounts!


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