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June 30, 2014

Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration 7/4 10a-2p


Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration!

Friday, July 4, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


(Start Garriga Elementary.
To: South Shore Drive.
End: WashingtonPark)
Food (Free Hotdogs)
Music (DJ Epifanio Valdez)
(Costume Contest, Sack Race, Best Float, Hotdog Eating Contest,
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest)

Sponsored by:
City of Port Isabel
Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation
Museums of Port Isabel

Parade Entry contact: Robert Salinas (956)943-0705
Vendor contact: Jeannie Flores (956)943-0789

Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration and Parade

Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commissioners invite the public to attend the Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration and Parade. The parade will begin at 10am at GarrigaElementary School and follows a route to South Shore Drive continuing down Musina Street, and finishing at WashingtonPark. There will be a celebration at WashingtonPark immediately following the parade.

The City of Port Isabel is excited and proud to celebrate this special day with the community. Music and games including a watermelon seed spitting contest, sack race, best costume and hotdog eating contest will be featured. Food vendors will be set up in WashingtonPark and free hotdogs will be given courtesy of Blue Marlin and HEB.

The Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration is sponsored by the City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation and the Museums of Port Isabel. For more information about the event contact Robert Salinas at (956) 943-0705. For vendor information contact Jeannie Flores at (956) 943-7602.


February 24, 2014

Queen Isabella Market Day 4/12 at the LIGHTHOUSE

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 12th 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 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 museumdirector@copitx.com. For more information, click here: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/queen-isabella-market-day/.


October 31, 2013

Lighthouse Decorated for Halloween!