CASPER at the PORT ISABEL LIGHTHOUSE! October 30, Saturday ~ 8 p.m. at the Port Isabel Lighthouse on Highway 100
Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department to sponsor event The Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department sponsors this very special event at the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema! CASPER movie at the Lighthouse! Celebrate Halloween! Free Candy Bags! Concessions! Come in Costume! Free admission ~ 8 p.m. Call (956) 943-2682 for more information.
Location: 421 E. Queen Isabella Blvd., Port Isabel, Texas.
October 23, Saturday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Laguna Madre Park, right off Highway 100 on Port Road Port Isabel, Texas
LIVE MUSIC schedule: To Be Announced. (*times subject to change)
[Rescheduled: 10/23] Port Isabel’s Pachanga in the Park will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2021. Scheduled for Saturday, October 23. There will be dozens of local food vendors and arts & crafts vendors and information booths. Gates open at 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. General seating is available.
Lawn chairs are permitted. No outside food or drinks allowed. Free admission. Free parking. Each attendee will be given a raffle ticket. Prizes will be posted in the City of Port Isabel information booth and may be picked up before the event closes. Vendor information: (956) 943-7602 or Sponsor Information (956) 943-2682.
Pachanga in the Park started in Washington Park in 2011 as an event to feature local food and music and fun and games. The event outgrew Washington Park and in 2017 moved to its present location at the Laguna Madre Park off Port Road in Port Isabel. Plenty of free parking is available. COVID-19 public safety protocol will apply.
VENDORS: [will be updated for the 10/23 rescheduled date]
Booth 1 Lorena H. Gonzalez “Port Isabel Band Booster Club” – Brisket Sandwiches & Brisket Baked Potato w/Chips
Booth 2 Susan Eades “Spainters Art” – Spray Paint Art
Booth 3 Jessi Alonso & Luis Aguilar – Tacos de Tripa & Pastor & Frijoles (Beans) Charros
Booth 4 Lulu Nunez – Menudo
Booth 5 Jesus Gonzalez “Gonzalez Arteseias” – Mexican Pottery
The City of Port Isabel & the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Lighthouse Easter Egg Hunt a little differently this year! It’s CITY-WIDE!
The City of Port Isabel & the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Lighthouse Easter Egg Hunt a little differently this year! It’s CITY-WIDE! And runs through Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Check business locations for hours of operation.
Port Isabel Participating Businesses:
El Faro Mercado [415 E. Maxan St.] Pelican Station Restaurant [201 S. Garcia St.] Black Dragon Cruises [501 E. Maxan St.] Angelitos PHC [117 W. Queen Isabella Blvd.] PI Health Clinic [202 2nd St.] Luna Medical Clinic [112 E. Queen Isabella Blvd.] Pirates Landing Restaurant [110 N. Garcia St.] Cricket Wireless [1702 State Highway 100 Ste. C] Laguna Madre Youth Center [190 Port Road] ReMax Realtors [103 S. Garcia St.] Port Isabel Housing Authority [106 Port Road] 1st National Bank of South Padre Island [218 E. Queen Isabella Blvd.] South Texas Gutierrez Insurance [202 W. Queen Isabella Blvd.] Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce [421 E. Queen Isabella Blvd.]
Print out and color our Easter Lighthouse picture and share it with us on Facebook!
Questions or comments? firstname.lastname@example.org or call (956) 943-2262 or (956) 374-9003. Happy Easter from the City of Port Isabel & the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce.
CANCELLED:City of Port Isabel Announces Annual Christmas Hometown Holiday Parade
Due to COVID-19, the Port Isabel Annual Christmas Hometown has been cancelled. The City of Port Isabel reminds everybody to stay safe, wear your mask and sanitize. #PortIsabelCares.
WHEN: Saturday, December 12 at 6 p.m.
The City of Port Isabel will kick off the 2020 holiday season with their 13th Annual Hometown Christmas Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 12.
Participants and spectators will be asked to follow all COVID-19 safety precautions for this event. Attendees should socially distant themselves. Float participants will be asked to keep their numbers to a minimum so they may socially distant themselves on parade floats.
Staging for the parade will take place at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Laguna Madre Youth Center on Port Road. The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. The parade route will head east on Queen Isabella Blvd. (Hwy. 100) and end at the Port Isabel Events & Cultural Center (309 E. Railroad Ave.).
Parade applications [Parade Application, Rules & Waiver] must be in by Friday, December 11, 2020. Any application received after Friday, December 11th will be inserted at the end of the parade line-up in the order it is received.
Parade line up begins at 4:30 p.m., and the parade begins at 6:00 p.m. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Winners will be notified and announced on social media. Awards can be picked up at the Port Isabel City Hall beginning on Monday, December 14.
Applications [Parade Application, Rules & Waiver] can be mailed to 305 E. Maxan Street, Port Isabel, TX 78578, emailed to email@example.com or faxed to (956) 943-2029. Applications can also be dropped off at the Port Isabel City Hall (305 E. Maxan Street). For more information call (956) 943-2682.
The City of Port Isabel’s Public Works Department will also be decorating the Highway 100 medians with festive holiday lights and more. A longtime tradition, the City of Port Isabel adds new and exciting features each year.
Here’s a few Shrimp Cook-Off FAQs, like WHEN to eat, WHERE to eat, how much it will COST and how to VOTE for your favorite! Or watch on YouTube!
November 3 – 8, Tuesday – Saturday. The first 5 days are for eating during participating restaurant hours. Sunday is online awards and The Agency performs.
The Shrimp Cook-Off will be curbside and / or dine in at each participating restaurant. See map or ballot card for locations. Restaurants will offer cook-off sized samplings of their cook-off shrimp dish and some may also offer a cook-off sized seafood dish.
$5.00, tax included, per shrimp cook-off or seafood sampling. Payable at each participating restaurant.
Starting on October 20th, ballot cards can be picked up at the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, 421 E. Queen Isabella Blvd. Tuesday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm. and Saturday 10 am to 6-pm. Ballots for Peoples’ Choice may also be picked up at participating restaurants. One ballot per diner.
To qualify for a chance to win the Gift Basket, turn your peoples’ choice ballot in at the Port Isabel Chamber by November 7, 6 p.m. Winner will be announced on social media and by email on Sunday 11/8.