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October 3, 2015

City of Port Isabel Illuminates Lighthouse for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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While the lighthouse is such an important symbol to Port Isabel it has also served as a message of support for the lives and loved ones of those impacted by breast cancer. During the month of October, the City of Port Isabel illuminates the lighthouse for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In support, to honor and memorialize…

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema,Lighthouse Info

August 11, 2015

End of Summer & New Lighthouse Hours!

The 11th Season of the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema came to a close on Friday, July 31st. Thousands attended the movies at the lighthouse during the nine scheduled shows in June & July. A big THANKS to our sponsors for making this possible! Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

This a FREE, family friendly event. Proceeds of the concession sales by the Museums of Port Isabel go to offset the cost of the event.


The Port Isabel Visitor Center (in the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage) is now open.  Phone: 956/943-0755. Tickets for the lighthouse and museums can be purchased on site or at the Visitors Center.

NEW Port Isabel Lighthouse & Visitor Center Hours

• VISITOR CENTER Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• LIGHTHOUSE: 7 Days a Week 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema

July 28, 2015

“ANNIE” movie at the Lighthouse on Friday 7/31! Thursday Fireworks! & TIFT!


ANNIE at the Lighthouse!

The last show of Season 11 at the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is this Friday, July 31th at 9:30 p.m., with “ANNIE” (http://on.fb.me/1JPXpwt). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a summertime memory with DSC_4409your family at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

Thursday Night Fireworks Over The Bay!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station!Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.


tift-logo-20076th Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) starts July 29th and runs through August 2nd. Register and fish from a pier or a beach or a jetski or a boat, just grab a pole and join the fun! For more information visithttp://bit.ly/1HceBdQ.

Proudly sponsored in part by the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

Sunday, August 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

10524698_10152607947564752_8335479101529776853_n76th TIFT Celebrates the Fishing Tradition of the Laguna Madre Area

The Texas International Fishing Tournament dates back to 1934 and introduced anglers across the nation to the outstanding sportfishing opportunities in both bay and offshore waters! It is one of the largest and oldest saltwater tournaments on the Texas Gulf coast and ranked in the world’s top 10 billfish tournaments. Here’s a look at kids at play in TIFT…54 years ago in 1961!