Summer is approaching, and schools are leaving soon, but we have to ask—what are you doing this summer vacation? The party is starting now, people! Mark your calendars for these Family McAllen events happening this May! Stay updated on our event calendar for more fun things to do in McAllen, Texas.
May 5 – Get Your Party on!
- Enjoy live music, savory valley treats, and crafts at the McAllen Food Park!
- Head over to the McAllen Creative Incubator for the monthly Art Walk to enjoy the creative work exhibits of local artists.
- Relive your goth days with your crew club retro, Synthpop, darkwave, and electro-clash music!
- Grab your tickets for the internationally acclaimed rock group, Caifanes playing for one night only at the McAllen Performing Arts Center (MPAC).
May 6 – Shop Until You Drop
- Enjoy local-crafted treats and one-of-a-kind items for sale at the farmers market at Fireman’s Park. Grab a few gift ideas this Mother’s Day at the I Love Mom Market at the McAllen Public Library.
- Head to 17th Street and join in on the 47th anniversary of Amistad Floral and Crafts for live mariachi, cupcakes and coffee, and fun deals!
May 7 – Family Fun Morning, Noon, & Night!
- Head to Tres Lagos for a community farmer’s Market to enjoy fresh produce, artisan-crafted treats, and local food trucks!
- Calling all KPOP fans! Bring your family out to Cine El Rey for KPOP night and a chance to meet special guest JJANG E and enjoy local vendors, performances, games, and food.
May 11 – Get Crafty McAllen!
- Get Networking at the Leaders in the Making Gala hosted by the RGV National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO).
- Sign up for the Asian American Pacific Islander Crafternoon for children at the McAllen Public Library.
- Meet other novel readers at the Lark Adult Book Club for a reading of “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan.
May 12 – New McAllen Event for the Whole Family
Head to the grand opening of Laser Tag And Games and enjoy a tactical shooting gallery, nerf battles, virtual reality games, and an arcade.
May 13 – Big Fun at the McAllen Convention Center
- Don’t forget your tickets and take the whole family to sing and dance with Tatiana, “La Reina de los Ninos,” at 5 PM at the MPAC.
- Enjoy a more-chic experience at the IMAS museum for a style show and auction. Purchase your tickets online and see the latest fashions from luxury fashion McAllen brands.
- The same night, enjoy the first 2023 SUNSET LIVE experience at the McAllen Convention Center, shop local artisans, hear your favorite local bands, and enjoy the scenery.
May 23 – Participate in Community McAllen Events
- Listen to local CEOs and entrepreneurs’ roundtable on the McAllen businesses changing this city and how small business owners can hit the ground running.
- Calling All Teens to Gamers Unplugged at Palm View Branch Library to meet new people and vibe over board games and individual and team player games.
- If you are 18 years and older, sign up for McAllen Public Library Gaming Club, meet new people, and try new games such as D&D, Magic: the Gathering, and more!
- Get trained by special guest artists and flex your art skills at the Sketching Class at Lark Branch Library. Register online.
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Mark your calendars for these family McAllen events happening this May! Stay updated on our event calendar for more fun things to do in McAllen, Texas.