The epicenter of McAllen’s nightlife is its 17th Street Entertainment District. Located Downtown McAllen on 17th Street between Austin and Dallas, you will find a slew of great spots to eat and drink the night away.  From whiskey dens and circus themed bars to food trucks and upscale eateries, you won’t have to venture far to find the vibe you’re looking for with a killer cocktail to match.


McAllen boasts one of the largest melting pots of cuisines in the Rio Grande Valley. Here, you can find anything from American to Asian to Indian and Mediterranean. Explore the many eateries found in our city and be sure to bring your appetite!

Arts & Culture

McAllen is home to many different minds and talents, all of whom can influence and inspire people from all walks of life. If you are looking for awe-inspiring works or performances that will leave you impressed, then stop by for a visit!


From upscale retailers to homegrown boutiques and specialty shops with hard-to-find items, McAllen is a shopaholics paradise.

Nature & Outdoors

If you are the type of person that loves the outdoors and being one with nature, then McAllen has plenty of options for you! Water parks, bicycling, and nature parks are just a few of the options we have for the person that loves the outdoors!