7 Places to Visit in the Rio Grande Valley This Summer

The Rio Grande Valley is abundant with its rich history, events and beautiful, natural places to enjoy the great outdoors. From South Padre Island to Mission, there’s something in the Valley for the entire family to enjoy. If you’re ready to explore the area and its wonders, then take a look at these seven places... read more

Mark Your Calendars for the Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

With over nine million firms owned by women employing nearly eight million people and generating $1.5 trillion as of 2015, women are a vital component in building a healthy economy. In the Rio Grande Valley, the Women’s Business Center of Cameron County (WBCCC) has made it its mission to increase the number of successful women-owned... read more

Building Your Business in Alamo with the Help of Our EDC

South Texas is abundant with emerging businesses. The retail economy is booming with renovations, expansions and new developments, all which have helped the Valley become the fifth largest metropolitan statistical area in Texas. This region ranks third nationwide in job growth since the recession and has the lowest cost of living in the country. With... read more

Pedestrian Safety Improvements Are Coming to Alamo

Exciting news and big improvements are coming to the City of Alamo! PSJA ISD and the Tri-City areas of Pharr, San Juan and Alamo have partnered for a regional project to improve pedestrian safety. More than $2 million in funding has been awarded to the project. The Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization recently awarded $1.577... read more

3 Popular Summer Programs That Are Sure to Bring Countless of Potential Customers to Alamo

The period of high temperatures is just getting started in South Texas. Do you know what that means? Summer is practically here and school will be out soon! Parents will be trying to find educational and fun programs to get their kids through June and July, but in the City of Alamo, they won’t have... read more

5 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Watermelons Before the Watermelon Festival!

If you love watermelon as much as we do in Alamo, then get ready for the 5th Annual Watermelon Festival on May 13th! There will be plenty of kiddie rides, food, activities and BBQ for the whole family to enjoy. Before spending that special Saturday at one of the most unique festivals in the Rio... read more

What You Can Look Forward to by Joining Our Chamber of Commerce!

When opening a business, it’s important to consider getting involved in community outreach programs. Getting your name out there through different channels can open up networking opportunities and build a word-of-mouth reputation about your business. If you’ve though about joining the local chamber of commerce but are still on the fence, there are a number... read more

The Biggest Flea Market in the RGV, Alamo Flea Market is Remodeling!

Who doesn’t love a good deal? In South Texas, residents and visitors can find a variety of deals or novelty items at numerous flea markets across the region. In Alamo, however, there’s one flea market that most residents and visitors will argue is not only the biggest, but one of the best they’ve ever been... read more

Getting You Ready for Summer with the Watermelon Festival

Since winter has whisked past us and we’re well into spring, the Rio Grande Valley is getting ready for the summer with plenty of water, raspas and delicious fruit. The best way to help you prepare for summer is by attending Alamo’s Annual Watermelon Festival on May 13th from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM at... read more

Taste an Award-Winning Michelada in Alamo!

Some cities have similar eateries on every corner while others house unique restaurants not normally found in other areas. Cities like Austin are known for having quirky restaurants that separate themselves from others in the state, but you don’t have to travel over four hours for a glimpse of one-of-a-kind places to eat. From Tower... read more

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