Events/Programs

  • QUEEN ISABELLA MARKET DAY: (Annually, second Saturday in April). Vendors, live music, $1.00 admission to the Port Isabel Lighthouse, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum and the Port Isabel Historic Museum. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No admission charge to the Market Day. Family fun, family friendly.
  • TELLING OUR STORIES: ‘Telling Our Stories’ is a monthly program hosted by the Port Isabel Museums and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation. Scheduled for the fourth Thursday of each month, ‘Telling Our Stories’ features a variety of subjects and speakers all sharing history that made an impact on the Laguna Madre area. If you have a topic of interest or a speaker you would like to see participate, call Jeannie Marie A. Flores for scheduling information at 956/943-7602. ‘Telling Our Stories’ is open to the public and admission is free. Refreshments are served.
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  • DAY OF THE DEAD: Celebrated annually with a variety of activities in and around the Museum complex with exhibits and displays, live entertainment and hands on activities all to inspire and instruct. Background information about the holiday can be found here: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/day-dead/holiday/. Admission: no charge. Family friendly, open to the public.
  • LIGHTHOUSE MARKET DAY:
  • LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT CINEMA: SUMMER SEASON 2017 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ONGOING LIGHTHOUSE RENOVATIONS. The LHEC is a unique program which utilizes the historic Port Isabel  Lighthouse as the backdrop for the projections of movies. Since 2004, family friendly movies are projected onto the side of the lighthouse and the community and visitors to the community are invited to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and picnics to the grounds of the lighthouse for a memorable evening under the stars. Mentioned in Texas Monthlyas one of three reasons to get in your car and GO!We invite you to get in your car and go to the Port Isabel Lighthouse and grab a memory of your own! Admission: Free. Public invited. Pets allowed, but must be kept on a leash and mindful of their well trained owners who are prepared to clean up after them. Concessions offered. No alcohol allowed.