Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony! 12/4 6p


Mayor Joe E. Vega & The Port Isabel City Commission invite you to attend City of Port Isabel’s 7th Annual Community Tree Lighting on Thursday, DECEMBER 4 at 6 p.m., Beulah Lee Park. Public is invited! 213 N. Yturria St. Next to the Public Library.

Special appearances by Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, Music Performances, Crafts for Children, Christmas Caroling, Food Booths and Goody Bags! DJ Aaron Olvera! For more information, please call (956) 943-2682.

Performances scheduled: Pee Wee Tarpon Cheerleaders, Garriga/Derry Choir, Silver Stars – Jr. High Drill Team, High Cheerleaders, Silver Belles – High School Drill Team, PI High School Cheerleaders, PI High School Band and DJ Lapita Gonzalez.


See our event on Facebook:

6:00pm Welcome ~ Mayor Joe E. Vega
6:05pm Prayer ~ Commissioner Maria de Jesus “MJ” Garza
6:10pm Pledge of Allegiance ~ City Commission
6:15pm Marlisa Martinez ~ Star Spangled Banner
6:20pm Christmas Tree Lighting ~ City Commission
6:25pm Garriga/Derry Elementary Choir
6:30pm Garriga Elementary Sparkling Sapphires
6:35pm Garriga Elementary Folklorico
6:40pm Pee Wee Tarpon Cheerleaders
6:45pm Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Madre
6:50pm Port Isabel Junior High Silver Stars
6:55pm Port Isabel Junior High Cheerleaders
7:00pm Port Isabel Junior High Silver Spirit Squad
7:05pm Port Isabel High School Saxophone Quartet
7:10pm Port Isabel High School Mariachi Plata
7:15pm Port Isabel High School Cheerleaders
7:20pm Port Isabel High School Silver Belles
7:25pm Mayor Joe E. Vega & Commissioners welcome Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus & Elves who will be giving Candy to all children!

Lighthouse Market Day! October 11 9a-4p ~ Vendors & More!


On Saturday, October 11, 2014, the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Museums will be hosting their annual Lighthouse Market Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Lighthouse grounds.

Vendors on the Lighthouse Square will be offering a variety of food, antiques, arts & crafts, art and more. For vendor information, click here.

Special admission prices to museums! The Port Isabel Historical Museum and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will have a special admission price of $1.00 for each site. Come join in the fun, enjoy historic Port Isabel during Lighthouse Market Day.

Check out our Facebook Event for more information and special sales from merchants around the Lighthouse Square!

Vendor Packet: vendor-application. For more information contact Jeannie Flores, Museum Director at 96/943-7602 or email

Vendor Map:


Booth 1 – John Redington …Wooden Handmade BirdHouses & Planters

Booth 28 & 29 – Darla Gomez “D’s Western Bling Barn” …Sandals, Belts, Purses & Jewelry

Booth 35 – Maricela Delgado “El Rey de los Elotes – Church” …Takis, Mexican Bolis, Ice Cream, Corn on the Stick / Cup, Tostadas & Chicharrones Bag w/Salsa & Cheese

Booth 44  – Flor Hall …Gorditas (De Carne de Puerco (Pork) w/Salsa, Nopales con Carne, Chicharron, Picadillo, Frijoles (Beans) w/Cheese & Tamales de Veracuzanos (Pollo (Chicken) & Puerco (Pork)

Booth 45 – Perry Aby “Aby’s Snack Bar” …Soft Drinks (Diet Coke, Coke, Sprite & Dr Pepper), Ice Cold Bottle Water, Nachos, Frito Pies w/Chil & Hot Cheetos w/Cheese

Booth 46 – Diana Baston “Agua Frescas” …Pineapple, Melon, Horchata, Watermelon & Lemonade

Booth 47 – Erica Luna …Candy Apples (Chili & Original Red) Cornnuts, Pickles, Mexican Candy, Chocolate Candy Bars & Popcorn

Booth 48 – Ronnie Allfred “Rodeo Concession” …Funnel Cakes, SnowCones. Hot Dogs & Corn Dogs

Port Isabel Celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 11/1 4-11p


Altar Display Application: dod-altar-registration
Vendor Application: vendor-application


Booth 2 – Perry Aby “Aby’s Snack Bar” …Soft Drinks (Diet Coke, Coke, Dr Pepper & Sprite), Iced Cold Water Bottle, Nachos, Hot Cheetos w/Cheese & Frito Pies

Booth 3 – Diana Baston “Agua Frescas” …Agua Frescas (Watermelon, Lemon Pepino, Lemonade, PineApple, melon & Horchata)

Booth 4 – Erica Luna …Candy apples (Original Red & Chile), Chocolate Candy Bars, Cornnuts, Pickles, Mexican Candy & Popcorn

Booth 5 – Flor Hall …Gorditas (de Carne de Puerco (Pork) w/Salsa, Nopales con Carne, Chicharron, Picadillo, Frijoles (Beans) w/Cheese & Tamales de Verecuzanos de Pollo (Chicken) & Puerco (Pork)

5th Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season

Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commissioners invite you to the 5th Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony! The evening will feature lots of entertainment by DJ Lupita Gonzalez, Derry Elementary Folklorico, Port Isabel Junior High Cheerleaders, Adagio Ballet Dance School, Santa Claus & Goodie Bags and lots of vendors will all kinds of delectable treats!

Thursday, November 29 at 6 p.m. in Buelah Lee Park. No admission charge. Open to the public.

For more information on vendor space call Jeannie Marie Flores at 956/943-7602 or email

World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off… Come see what’s cookin’!

Here what cooking until 6 p.m. at the World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off in Port Isabel! Perfect weather, perfect fun for all! Food, vendors, games & live music by The Agency… all day long!


Queen Isabella Market Day at the Lighthouse 4/16

The Museums of Port Isabel and the City of Port Isabel invite you to enjoy a day filled with live entertainment, vendors, food, family fun on the grounds of the Historic Port Isabel Lighthouse! Queen Isabella Market Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission charge to the event. Vendors offering collectibles, antiques, local art, jewelry and more will be lining the sidewalks around the lighthouse. A tent with tables and chairs near the live entertainment will offer the opportunity to sit down and relax while enjoying some tasty tamales, baked goods or other dishes local vendors and restaurants will be offering. Or just roll down the grassy hill of the lighthouse! Relax and let us entertain you during a family fun day in Port Isabel!

The Port Isabel Lighthouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission just $1.00 during Market Day. And plan to visit the Port Isabel Historical Museum and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, just a short walk across Highway 100 where admission is also just $1.00 to each site.

If you are interested in a vendor booth, please call the Museums of Port Isabel, Jeannie Marie A. Flores at 956/943-7602 or email For more information, click here: