City of Port Isabel Hosts 1st Annual Open House

Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the City of Port Isabel hosted their first annual open house at City Hall. Departments had information and equipment on display throughout the morning. Over 100 area residents participated in tours through city hall and staff on hand gave demonstrations on the city street sweeper, fire truck, police and a variety of public works department equipment. Residents could pick up permit forms and museum and library information, economic development corporation program information, municipal courts and building department information.

Plans are already underway for the 2nd Annual City of Port Isabel Open House.


For more information, contact the Port Isabel City Hall at 956/943-2682 or email

AWSO Friday Night Concert in Port Isabel!

The American Wind Symphony Orchestra performed at Sea Ranch Marina in Port Isabel this Friday night to an enthusiastic audience of thousands under perfect skies. (See slideshow below.)

The El Paseo Arts Foundation event was sponsored by the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, the City of Port Isabel, Terry & Laurie Ray, Sea Ranch Marina at Southpoint, Donald Adams, Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, Gateway Planning Group Inc., H.E.B., Hilton Garden Inn, Bud & Margaret Inhofe, Isla Grand Beach Resort, Best Western La Copa, LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Bob & Maria Pinkerton, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce, Dave & Linda Swain, The Palms Resort & Cafe on the Beach, Wells Fargo Advisors-Brownsville, Harlingen & McAllen.

For more information about the American Wind Symphony Orchestra performance visit: