Spend your Friday the 13th at a local Art Festival with live music, food, and vendors! Stop by Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch with your friends and family on Saturday for perfect fall photos and end Sunday with an early morning bike ride at the Sunday Sapo Gravel Ride! Read on to discover the many activities you can attend this weekend.
Friday, September 13th
- Let love find you at Pet Smart’s National Weekend Adoption Event that will be held each day this weekend from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
- Bring your homeschooled children to the McAllen Public Library’s Junior Detective Book Club: Case #1 from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM.
- Bring the family for pedal boating, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding on Town Lake at Firemen’s Park! This event will be held each day this weekend from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
- Listen to live music and enjoy good food at Viva La Luna Viva La Independencia. This event will be held at Moonstruck Market from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM and on Saturday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
- Stop by the Friday the 13th Art Festival at Yerberia Cultura for food, pop-ups, live music, and more! This event will be held from 7:00 PM until 2:00 AM.
- Join London Grill & Tavern for the very scary Friday Night Funnies comedy show from 8:00 PM until 10:00 PM. There are presale tickets available online for $5. Click here to purchase.
Photo Courtesy of Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, September 14th
- Try Tai Chi, led by qualified instructors, at the McAllen Nature Center from 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM. There is a suggested park admission fee of $1.
- Do something creative with your kids and join the Chip Monster’s Spider-Verse: Street Art Workshop for Kids + Parents. This event will be held at Kaboom Comics from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM with a workshop fee of $8 per participant.
- Shop locally at the McAllen Farmers Market from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
- Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch is back! Stop by Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM for photo opportunities with your friends and family. Presale tickets are available online for $5. Click here to purchase.
- Practice Yoga at the McAllen Farmer’s Market from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM.
- Join Thanos: Pixel Art Workshop for Kids + Parents at Kaboom Comics from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM. There is a workshop fee of $8 per participant.
- Build and create with LEGO Club at the McAllen Public Library from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM.
- Join a Fall Wreath-Making Class at The Secret Garden beginning at 5:00 PM. There is a fee of $65 per participant. All supplies will be provided as well as cocktails and snacks. To reserve your seats, call (956) 432-5289.
Photo Courtesy of Sun & Ski Sports – McAllen
Sunday, September 15th
- Have an early morning bike ride at the Sunday Sapo Gravel Ride from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM. Meet at La Plaza Mall’s Sun & Ski Sports.
- The Free Family Sunday Funday at the IMAS is scheduled from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM.
- Learn about rain and the water cycle at STEAMworks: Rainy Day Science at the McAllen Public Library from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM.
- Bring your kids to the Baby Storytime event at the McAllen Public Library from 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM.
- Spend your Sunday Funday evening at Bike Night at Whiskey Barrel Bar & Grill from 6:00 PM until 12:00 AM.
Have Fun, Explorers!
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