Photo Courtesy of McAllen Food Park
Fiesta de Palmas is back and bigger than ever! Spend time at the McAllen Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday for a variety of events that the whole family can enjoy. Check out Karaoke Night at the McAllen Food Park on Friday and end Sunday at the dance party known as Sabrosonico! Read on to discover the many activities you can attend this weekend!
Friday, September 20th
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Saturday, September 21st
- Celebrate Batman Day with five Batman art-inspired workshops for kids and parents at Kaboom Comics from 10:00 AM until 1:30 PM. There is an $8 participation fee. Click here to register.
- Fiesta de Palmas will take place on Saturday and Sunday at the McAllen Convention Center from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM. There is a general admission fee of $5 per person. For the full schedule of events, please click here.
- Join the Mostacho 5K Run/Walk at Firemen’s Park beginning at 8:00 AM. There is a fee of $25 for adults, $15 for youth, and $10 for kids. Click here to register.
- Shop for unique products at the small home-based business expo known as Vendor Blender. This event will be held at The Grand Banquet & Conference Center from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
- Find fresh, organically-grown vegetables, fruits, baked goods, art, and so much more at the McAllen Farmers Market from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
- Practice Yoga at the McAllen Farmers Market from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM.
- Stop by the Paws for a Cause event held at the Worldwide Pet Products Factory Outlet from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.
- As part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, join Documentary & Discussion: El Movimiento Chicano at the McAllen Public Library. This will be held from 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM.
- The Pets & Pints event will be held at Brewsome Brewery from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Everyone is encouraged to bring their furbabies for a very special edition of Paint Your Pet! There is a fee of $41. Click here to register.
- Get ready to enjoy a delicious dinner, DJ dance party, games, and more at Mommy & Daughter Night Out! This event will be held at the Palm View Community Center from 6:00 PM until 9:30 PM. There is a $35 fee for one pair of tickets. Click here to purchase.
- Join the American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball at Sofie’s ‘SS’ Saloon from 6:30 PM until 11:30 PM. There is a fee of $125 for this fundraiser to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
- Have an evening bike ride with Bike McAllen: Lawn Party Social Ride at 6:30 PM. Meet at the McAllen City Hall’s parking lot and finish at Southern Roots Flower Market for a Lawn Party!
- Don’t miss out on a live performance by Fiesta de Palmas headliner, Paulina Rubio, at the McAllen Performing Arts Center from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster. Click here to purchase.
- California-based band Ceremony will be performing at Cine El Rey beginning at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $12. Click here to purchase.
- LoterÍa Night at Uncommon Grounds will be held from 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM. There is a fee of $25 which includes four playing cards and dinner. Call (956) 570-9916 to reserve your spot.
- Enjoy international beer and tasty food from local restaurants at Fiesta de Palmas’ new Beer Around the World event presented by the McAllen Rotary Club. General admission is $47.10 online. Click here to purchase.
Photo Courtesy of The Landmark
Sunday, September 22nd
Have a Great Weekend, Explorers!
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