The full moon will rise as all ghouls and goblins will take to the streets waiting for a spectacular day! Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but don’t expect Friday the 13th to be just any ordinary day! No! McAllen has got some fun festivities that will conjure your inner weirdness or bring you out to try something new. Bring out your costumes and prepare your appetite for fun, it’s going to be a great Friday!
Friday the 13th Costume Dance Party
Who doesn’t love Halloween? That’s right; bring out your costumes for a celebration of the Friday the 13th Halloween Costume Party at Yerberia Cultura! With live music and DJs, you can even have fun with your ghoulish costume at their photo booth! Bring your best costumes for this great party! Yerberia is promising some great fun and maybe a surprise or two! The party starts at 10:00 PM. Check out their event page here. Remember to bring your dancing shoes, too!
Cement your love for Friday the 13th with great tattoo specials from House of Tattoos. You can pick out great flash tattoos for $20 or bring your own small design! Make your favorite black cat a part of your skin or have a tough-looking skull to commemorate your permanent love for Friday the 13th! With five different artists, you’re sure to find a style you’ll like. The location is 319 S. 17th Street in McAllen. Here’s their Facebook!
Dudes Do Yoga
Yoga for dudes? This class by McAllen Nature Center is specifically for dudes who want to give it a try. It’s on Friday the 13th and what better excuse to try something new and weird to your body? Yoga actually has tons of benefits for cross training, running and weight training. Try it at least once! Bring your yoga mat or small towel and don’t forget water. The event starts at 6:00 PM and ends at 7:00 PM. Find all of the details here.
McAllen Food Park Cruise-In
How do cars, the full moon and some good food sound? Just don’t get crossed by a black cat while you’re enjoying the South Texas Mopars McAllen Food Park Cruise-In! A great Friday the 13th outdoor atmosphere with food and awesome looking rides sounds fun! Remember to make room for all of the tasty food from some great food trucks that the Rio Grande Valley has to offer. For more information, click here.
Josh Abbot Band & Jon Wolfe
You can kick off your Friday the 13th right into the weekend with some good ol’ country music. If you’ve never heard of these two great performers, then there is no better night to try something different and “weird”. Throw on your cowboy boots and bring your lucky rabbit’s foot for this kickin’ good time. Tickets are on sale here and can also be purchased at the gate. Catch them at Las Palmas Race Park at 7:00 PM.
Sofie’s ‘SS’ Saloon and Rock Angels Promotions present “The La Muerte Tour”. You can’t get any more Friday the 13th than this. Get ready to headbang to Here Comes the Kraken, Lack of Remorse, Mask Of Morana, A Means To An End and Against The Ropes. Get rockin’ for some great beer, headbanging jams and fun! For more information on this show, click here.
Friday at Fireman’s Park
Okay, so this is pretty normal. But what is normal nowadays anyway? Get a little weird and try something new like kayaking or paddle boards. If you’re afraid of water, then try the pedal boats. Either way, it’s great fun no matter what you do. Maybe you’ll even catch a full moon with some howling? You never know what you’ll encounter. Check out more information about the new summer hours and rates for Town Lake at Fireman’s Park here .
Weird in McAllen
There is no better excuse for you to try out new things this Friday the 13th! Get in touch with your weird side and love for horror costumes, or just head out and enjoy a cruise! Better yet, go for a cruise in your Friday the 13thcostume! Okay, we’ll settle down. No matter what you do, you can’t go wrong exploring all of the things McAllen has to offer. Be safe and show us your new tattoos or what you’re up to on Facebook or Twitter. Let’s get weird McAllen!