A Local's Guide to Harlingen


Explore Harlingen shares information to encourage locals and visitors to explore what the city of Harlingen, Texas has to offer.

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Upcoming Events



9 am- noon (October through May)

16802 Garrett Road



3-4:30 pm

2nd and Tyler


First Saturday of the month 

9 am - 3 pm

Jackson Street plus expansion to Centennial Park and W. Van Buren


Last Friday of the month

7-10 pm 

Downtown Harlingen

In the News

Explore Harlingen joined Danielle Banda of KVEO on her show "Valley Por Vida" in March 2022. View more

Explore Harlingen was featured on a new segment on KRGV called "Made in the 956" by reporter Trey Serna on March 1, 2022. View more

Explore Harlingen wrote its first article that was published in the Valley Morning Star in January 2022, about the 26th Annual Rotary Shrimp Fest. Read more

Explore Harlingen was highlighted  in the Valley Morning Star for eight years of serving the community in July 2021. Read more

Explore Harlingen's submitted photo of Lisa and Lola appeared in the Valley Morning Star's article on Downtown Harlingen's virtual mural hunt in June 2020. Read more

Explore Harlingen was highlighted on KVEO for her coverage of local restaurants open during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020. View more

Explore Harlingen was mentioned in the Valley Morning Star for holding a "foodies" meetup so those interested could discover new restaurants together in 2017. Read more

Rotary Speech


Lisa of Explore Harlingen spoke to the Rotary Club of Harlingen on February 11, 2022. 

Helpful Links

Visit Harlingen (Harlingen Conventions & Visitors Bureau)

Harlingen EDC (Harlingen Economic Development Corporation)