Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from What McAllen! This update covers events from Christmas Day through Sunday, January 7th. We’ll be back to our usual schedule after that. Happy Holidays!
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic, Wednesday 12/27, State Farm Arena. Showtimes for this event are 1pm and 5 pm.
Little PAWS Winter Day Camp, December 27/29/January 4, The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center (Edinburg). Arts & crafts and other hands on activities. Cost: $50.
RGV Barracudas vs Monterrey Flash, Thursday 12/28 & Friday 12/29, State Farm Arena. Arena soccer doubleheader.
Fashn.haus Fashion Show Vol 2, Thursday 12/28, Yerberia Cultura. Fashion show plus music by DJ Stephanie Gold. $10 entry.
RGV Vipers vs Reno Bighorns, Saturday 12/30, State Farm Arena. Last game of 2017.
McAllen Tamale Fest 2017, Saturday 12/30, Archer Park. (Rescheduled from 12/16.) McAllen Tamale Fest is a yearly event that benefits the Boys and Girls Club. There is food, entertainment, and family fun!
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Saturday 12/30, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Showtimes are at 3 pm and 7 pm. Tickets start at $32 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Convention Center Box Office. Box Office is open weekdays from 10am to 5pm.
Apache Pistol Album Release Show, Saturday 12/30, Cine El Rey. With The Writing Season, Arcade Display and Moxie plus vendors and more. $7 presale.
RGV Vipers vs Northern Arizona Suns, Tuesday 1/2, State Farm Arena. First game of 2018.
RGV Vipers vs South Bay Lakers, Thursday 1/4, State Farm Arena.
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular, Friday 1/5, State Farm Arena. Tickets $17-27 from Ticketmaster.
New Years 2018 5K Run, Saturday 1/6, Tres Lagos. Start the new year off in a healthy way. $20 per person.
RGV Vipers vs Memphis Hustle, Saturday 1/6, State Farm Arena.
Fiesta Mexicana 2018, Saturday 1/6, Edinburg Auditorium. Shows at 2 and 7pm. Tickets $20-$35.
Noodle Fest 2: Revenge of the Noodles, Saturday 1/6, Yerberia Cultura. Ramen noodles made fresh and locally plus live music SeaFire (Denton), In Shades, Mwmbwls, Tremble Out (ATX), Mannequin Mishap (Houston) and more.
2017 6th Annual RGV Out of the Darkness Community Walk, Saturday 1/6, Edinburg Municipal Park. A walk to raise funds & awareness of mental health issues and suicide prevention.
RGV Barracudas vs Sonora Soles, Sunday 1/7, State Farm Arena.