RGV Guide to Family Fun – January 2020

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We’re ringing in the new year — and the new decade! — with a great round-up of local events and national holidays to keep the celebrations going strong though January. Use the hashtag #rgvfamilyfun or tag us @thergvmoms on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram! If we’ve missed any area events, please feel free to add them to our Community Calendar.

Local Event Hightlights

Scroll down for a complete listing of family-friendly events in the RGV!

January 1-5 2020 - RGV Family Fun

Let’s Celebrate

  • January 1: New Year’s Day
  • January 5: National Keto Day
  • January 6: Three King’s Day/Dia de Reyes

Local Event Hightlights

Scroll down for a complete listing of family-friendly events in the RGV!

January 6-12 2020 - RGV Family Fun

Let’s Celebrate

Local Event Hightlights

Scroll down for a complete listing of family-friendly events in the RGV!

January 13-19 2020 - RGV Family Fun

Let’s Celebrate

Local Event Hightlights

Scroll down for a complete listing of family-friendly events in the RGV!

January 20-26 2020 - RGV Family Fun

Let’s Celebrate

Local Event Hightlights

Scroll down for a complete listing of family-friendly events in the RGV!

January 27-31 2020 - RGV Family Fun

Let’s Celebrate

  • January 28: National Blueberry Pancake Day
  • January 29: National Puzzle Day
Jan
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Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
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Geology Bash at IMAS
Geology Bash at IMAS
Geology Bash Family Fun Night Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:00-8:00 PM Every first...
Jan
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Jackson Street Market Days (Harlingen)
Downtown Harlingen. Antiques, Food Vendors, Crafts, Jewelry, Shops, Original Art...
Jan
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First Saturday Block Party Market (McAllen)
A vibrant neighborhood of eclectic and vintage shops hosts a huge outdoor market...
Jan
4
TAP INTO A NEW YEAR-Community Water Treatment Plant Tour
Start off the new year healthy and hydrated by learning where your water comes f...
Jan
4
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
4
Nature Journaling: First Saturday of the Month
Use skills of observation and inference to become familiar with the features and...
Jan
5
Webelos Workshop: Art Explosion at IMAS
Webelos – Art Explosion: Take a guided tour of our current art exhibits and le...
Jan
7
Young Adventurers: Super Stacker
sYoung Adventurers are Early Childhood workshops that introduce young scientists...
Jan
7
Toddler Storytime at MPL
A fun, interactive storytime that encourages toddlers to take part in songs, sto...
Jan
8
Homeschool Days: Robotics
Homeschool Days at the International Museum of Art & Science January 8: Robo...
Jan
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Homeschool Days at the IMAS
Robotics Homeschool Workshop at IMAS
Homeschool Days at the International Museum of Art & Science January 8: Robo...
Jan
9
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
9
Quinta Mazatlan Discovery Center
Adriana Diaz Presents: Connecting Energy Chakra’s with Nature
Adriana Diaz, Reiki Practitioner will be discussing the 7 major energy chakras a...
Jan
11
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
14
Toddler Storytime at MPL
A fun, interactive storytime that encourages toddlers to take part in songs, sto...
Jan
16
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
18
McAllen Marathon
Join us on January 18-19, 2020 at the McAllen Marathon! Choose from the 26.2-mil...
Jan
18
Webelos Workshop: Earth Rocks! at IMAS
Webelos – Earth Rocks! Become a geologist as you hunt for rocks, learn about g...
Jan
18
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
18
Boy Scout Workshop: Weather at IMAS
Boy Scout – Weather: Dive into the world of meteorology as you learn about the...
Jan
19
Daisy Girl Scouts: Space Science Explorer at IMAS
Daisy – Space Science Explorer: Put on your astronaut suit and get ready to ex...
Jan
22
Homeschool Science Fair at IMAS
Homeschool Science Fair at IMAS
Homeschool Science Fair at the International Museum of Art & Science Wednesd...
Jan
22
IMAS Homeschool Science Fair
IMAS Homeschool Science Fair
The Homeschool Science Fair will take place on Wednesday, January 22 from 10:00 ...
Jan
23
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
23
Parent Talk (Cyber Security) at Boys & Girls Club of Pharr
Join us at BGCP South Pharr Unit for a Parent Talk Session discussing the hazard...
Jan
25
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands1
Spectacular Saturday at Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
On the last Saturday of every month, join us for free, family-friendly activitie...
Jan
25
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...
Jan
25
Brownie Girl Scouts: Designing Robots at IMAS
Brownie – Designing Robots: Become an engineer as you design a robot. Learn ho...
Jan
25
Philosophy Why We’re Often So Bad at Talking To Others Online
“Why We’re Often So Bad at Talking to Each Other Online” Dr. Bradley Warfi...
Jan
26
Animal Sculptures IMAS Art Workshop
Discover the world of 3D art as you learn sculpting techniques. Create a one-of-...
Jan
26
Community Night at Children’s Museum of Brownsville
We invite you to join us for Community Night, our monthly event in which we allo...
Jan
29
The Future of Health Care Hosted by The Texas Tribune
The Texas Tribune is pleased to present its “Future of” series, expl...
Jan
30
Quinta Mazatlan
Nature Nuggets at Quinta Mazatlan (McAllen)
Each week your preschooler (ages 2-6) will have fun exploring and learning from ...

Recurring Events

Free Family Sunday Funday at the IMAS

Every Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | 1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen

The Free Family Sunday Funday program is supported by the H-E-B Tournament of Champions.


McAllen Farmers Market

Every Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | McAllen Public Library | 4001 N. 23rd St., McAllen

More information


Free Resources from Nuestra Clinica del Valle

These exercise and nutrition classes are free and are in association with Nuestra Clinica del Valle and Sí Texas: Social Innovation for a Healthy South Texas.

Alton: Alton Recreation Center (349 Dawes Ave., Alton, TX 78573Weekly classes include: Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – Fitness Activities and Yoga; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – Fitness Activities and Yoga; Thursday 8:30 a.m. – Nutritional Class

Alamo: P2 Community Resource Center (1429 S. Tower Rd., Alamo, TX 78516) Weekly classes include: Monday 8:30 a.m. – Fitness Activities and Yoga; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – Fitness Activities and Yoga; Friday 8:30 a.m. – Nutritional Class

A Weekly Support Group is also held Fridays at 9:30 a.m. at the P2 Community Resource Center (1429 S. Tower Rd., Alamo, TX 78516) for anyone suffering from depression, anxiety, and/or family problems.

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