3 Popular Summer Programs That Are Sure to Bring Countless of Potential Customers to Alamo

The period of high temperatures is just getting started in South Texas. Do you know what that means? Summer is practically here and school will be out soon! Parents will be trying to find educational and fun programs to get their kids through June and July, but in the City of Alamo, they won’t have... read more

5 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Watermelons Before the Watermelon Festival!

If you love watermelon as much as we do in Alamo, then get ready for the 5th Annual Watermelon Festival on May 13th! There will be plenty of kiddie rides, food, activities and BBQ for the whole family to enjoy. Before spending that special Saturday at one of the most unique festivals in the Rio... read more

What You Can Look Forward to by Joining Our Chamber of Commerce!

When opening a business, it’s important to consider getting involved in community outreach programs. Getting your name out there through different channels can open up networking opportunities and build a word-of-mouth reputation about your business. If you’ve though about joining the local chamber of commerce but are still on the fence, there are a number... read more

The Biggest Flea Market in the RGV, Alamo Flea Market is Remodeling!

Who doesn’t love a good deal? In South Texas, residents and visitors can find a variety of deals or novelty items at numerous flea markets across the region. In Alamo, however, there’s one flea market that most residents and visitors will argue is not only the biggest, but one of the best they’ve ever been... read more

Getting You Ready for Summer with the Watermelon Festival

Since winter has whisked past us and we’re well into spring, the Rio Grande Valley is getting ready for the summer with plenty of water, raspas and delicious fruit. The best way to help you prepare for summer is by attending Alamo’s Annual Watermelon Festival on May 13th from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM at... read more

Taste an Award-Winning Michelada in Alamo!

Some cities have similar eateries on every corner while others house unique restaurants not normally found in other areas. Cities like Austin are known for having quirky restaurants that separate themselves from others in the state, but you don’t have to travel over four hours for a glimpse of one-of-a-kind places to eat. From Tower... read more

3 Things That Alamo Offers its Citizens That You Can Take Advantage of as a Business Owner

Alamo is an emerging city in South Texas that entices thousands each year. Whether it’s because of the year-round beautiful weather, local food, numerous festivals or the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, Alamo has something for everyone to enjoy. As a business owner, you can take full advantage of the population bursts the city experiences. Find... read more

How Locating Just Minutes from McAllen Can Help Your Business Succeed

When looking for a location in South Texas for your business, large cities like McAllen and Edinburg will most likely be considered. With a fast-paced level of activity, countless competitors and high prices, sometimes doing business in a large city isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. In South Texas, with the McAllen, Edinburg... read more

How Your Business Can Succeed with the Help of the Alamo EDC!

The Rio Grande Valley has experienced immense growth in the residential and commercial sectors. Through numerous events and tourist attractions, this success has been felt throughout the cities of the region. One city that has experienced this firsthand is Alamo. With numerous highly recognized corporations like Walmart, Goodwill, HEB, McDonald’s, Walgreens and CVS making their... read more

What is an Economic Development Corporation (EDC)?

Economic development corporations (EDCs) are usually non-profits dedicated to assisting new and established business to grow and succeed. Each state and many local governments have these agencies to focus on long-term growth for the region. EDCs differ from chambers of commerce that promote the interests of businesses in a particular geographical area. Generally, state EDCs... read more

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