4 Fun Things to Do In McAllen for Valentine’s Day

things to Do in McAllen for Valentine's Day

February is the month of love, so why not spend it together while doing some fun things to do in McAllen for Valentine’s Day? If you are looking for ways to spend the day with your loved one, the wait is over! Here are a few ideas of what you can do with your loved ones as you celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Take a Tour of McAllen

Whether it’s an area you’ve never been to or a date-night favorite, there are plenty of fun things to do in McAllen. Spend the day by becoming a tourist in the town and finally checking off a few areas within your bucket list.

Cine El Rey

311 S 17th St.

(956) 278-0626

Visit the active cinema filled with history about the valley’s contribution to music and the film industry, plus stay to watch a movie while you’re at it!

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Quinta Mazatlan

600 Sunset Dr.

(956) 681-3370

Take a walk through the flowers, and enjoy a Valentine’s date through a scenic route, plus you could even spot gorgeous birds flying overhead. 

International Science Museum of Art & Science

1900 W Nolana Ave.

(956) 681-2800

Are you looking for something artsy to do around McAllen? Visit IMAS with your sweetheart and tour an art exhibit, all while experiencing unique perspectives through art and culture.

Go on a Shopping Spree

Going out that day of Valentine’s might be packed with restaurant reservations, so why go shopping instead? Gain some quality time, and experience some super savings at local businesses!

RGV KPop Shop & More

410 Pecan Blvd.

(956) 627-3188

Ever wanted to know where you can find local Asian commodities and collectibles? Visit RGV KPop shop for lots of Korean and Asian finds at amazing deals!

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Quips & Quotes

5011 N 10th St.

(956) 928-0800

Get a new pandora charm, or shop cute clothes, precious jewelry, and shoes all in one convenient place!

Thrift City McAllen

924-US 83 Bus.

(956) 684-7438

A favorite among young and lively couples, thrift each other outfits, take a few photos, and bond over incredibly good prices at this local thrift store.

Make a Reservation at a McAllen Restaurant

If you and your partner are foodies, this idea could be for you both! Don’t limit yourself to the same restaurants every day, take the chance this Valentine’s weekend to go to a new restaurant for dinner, and for drinks!

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Crabby’s Cajun Seafood and Bar

4401 W Expy. 83

(956) 627-5775

If you enjoy seafood dishes and some cajun cooking, try out Mr. Crabby’s Cajun seafood bar. Take out available! Via app or online!

Espana Nouveau Mediterranian

701 N Main St.

(956) 627-2650

Are you looking for a Mediterranean place with dining and takeout options? Then Espana is the place for you to go for your Mediterranean cravings! Check out their menu here!

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

3200 W Expy. 83

(956) 687-2005

A local brewery along with your favorite local dishes and foodie favorites! Order online here!

Visit Some Historical Landmarks

If you’ve never been able to enjoy your city by visiting some local parks, then now is the time to go! Whether walking in a park, or enjoying a couple’s picnic, enjoy the fresh air with your partner at one of these McAllen parks.

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McAllen Nature Center

4101 US-83 Bus

(956) 681-3333

This local park has a wide range of land filled with lots of trees and picture-worthy scenery!

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Fireman’s Park

201 N 1st St.

(956) 681-3333

A local park with a duck pond and a perfect place to go paddle boating with you and your loved one!

Summer Breeze Park

401 N Bentsen Rd.

(956) 681-3333

A park with a jogging track, a family-friendly area, and a local volleyball court.

Have You Found More Fun things to Do in McAllen for Valentine’s Day? We’d Love to See it!

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