Weslaco’s historic downtown features specialty, jewelry, antique and gift shops. The former city hall (now a fire station) is a Spanish Moorish building designated a Texas Historic Landmark (120 E. 5th St.).
The Harlon Block Memorial at the Texas Army National Guard Armory (1100 Vo-Tech Drive) pays tribute to a local Marine who participated in the famed flag-raising on Iwo Jima.
Events include the Texas Onion Fest celebrating the Texas 1015 Onion and the Mid-Valley Lighted Christmas Parade.
Access to Nuevo Progreso, Mexico, is seven miles south on F.M. 1015.
Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
275 S. Kansas.