The City of Port Isabel hosts an annual Market Day at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center in April! Vendors, music, food and family fun! For more information call Jeannie Flores at 956/943-7602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Vendor-Application-Info.
NEW Location: Due to the ongoing renovation on the Port Isabel Lighthouse, Queen Isabella Market Day will be held at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave., Port Isabel.
BACKGROUND: Queen Isabella Market Day dates from the 75th Anniversary of Port Isabel. Celebrated in 2003, the 75th Anniversary of Port Isabel included a street parade, open house at the Museums and the Lighthouse and the first ever Queen Isabella Market Day. The City of Port Isabel also minted a limited edition coin to commemorate the historic event. Queen Isabella Market Day continues as an outreach of the Museums of Port Isabel.
THE QUEEN ISABELLA CONNECTION: In 1492, Queen Isabella financed Christopher Columbus’ exploratory expedition to this part of the New World. Community leaders in the Laguna Madre area recognized the importance of this partnership and named not just one causeway in her honor in 1954, but again in 1974, when the second causeway was constructed it too was named in her honor. On July 4, 1954, the grand opening of the first causeway was graced by the Consulate of Spain who was among the dignitaries on hand to cut the ribbon. Queen Isabella is further honored at our annual Market day each April.
EVENT INFORMATION: Jeannie Flores, Museum Director 956/943-7602 email@example.com
Booth 1 – “Aperitivos La Duena” – Raspas, Corn in a Cup & Tostadita
Booth 9 – “Crafty lee Creations” – Homemade Crafts
Booth 10 – “Perla’s Vintage Jewelry Boutique” – Vintage Inspired Jewelry
Booth 11 – “MarMyra Origami Owl” – Custom Jewelry & Signature Living Lockets
Booth 12 - “A Eleganica” – Jewelry
Booth 13 – “Texas Kettle Corn” – Kettle Corn
Booth 14 – “Doggie Blind & Cats Too” – Dog Leash, Toys, Books & Dog Collars
Booth 15 – “Laguna Madre Youth Club” – Information
Booth 17 – “Pangea Phytoceuticals dba Aloe Re-Leaf” – Aloe Vera & Natural Skin Care Products
Booth 27 – “A Eleganica” – Jewelry Booth 31 – “Sweet azz Glass” – Locally Hard Blown Glass Pendants & Art
Booth 34 – “Faith Ballesteros” – Hair Clips & Jewelry
Booth 35 – “RGV Leggings & Wind Stuff” – Leggings, Wind Spinners & Balloons
Booth 42 – “Manny Collectables” – Military Items, T-Shirts & Collectables
Booth 43 – “Manny Collectables” – Jewelry