Harlingen is strategically located for quick shopping access from all across the Rio Grande Valley and you can find whatever you need in the local malls, shopping centers and even the historic downtown.
Kohan Retail Investment Group owns Valle Vista Mall, which offers a variety of national retail stores where you can take a break for a quick meal in between your next shopping destination.
Harlingen Corners is located adjacent to Valle Vista Mall and is quickly developing into the next great shopping destination in Harlingen.
Located across from Valley Vista Mall is Cameron Crossing, Bass Pro Shops, and lots of great restaurants and hotels.
Unique shops in Downtown Harlingen feature home décor, apparel, antiques, Texas-original artwork, furniture, comic books, jewelry, gifts, and collectibles.
Follow 77 Sunshine Strip and you’ll find a variety of stores from furniture, toys, gifts, accessories and more.
Harlingen’s economy is booming and continues to grow stronger year after year. Harlingen is a true Billion Dollar Economy. In fact, Harlingen is only one of three cities in the Rio Grande Valley with taxable sales of over a billion dollars.
The first Saturday of each month you’ll find Market Day on Jackson Street in downtown Harlingen. At this old-fashioned open-air street market you’ll find all sorts of interesting and unusual items for sale from antiques, to toys, produce to homemade crafts, and, of course, trash-to-treasure items. Stroll leisurely from booth to booth, visit with friends or make new ones, and enjoy local food vendors and music. Because of our great weather, Market Day runs year-round!
If you want to “eat out” in Harlingen, no problem, we have plenty of great places to satisfy any taste, with indoor dining and many featuring patios.
Pizza, sushi, steak, seafood, hamburgers, chicken, American, Asian, Italian and of course, Mexican and Tex-mex, we have it all in Harlingen. Food prepared at well known chain restaurants and at local establishments by skilled local chefs, it’s all here. If you leave Harlingen hungry, well, you just weren’t trying.
If you’re looking to bring in, or create, a new retail business in Harlingen, here are just a few of the things that we have the greatest need for in Harlingen:
Computer Sales and Service
Phone Sales and Service
Restaurants (⅓ of all Harlingen residents eat out frequently)
Theme Park or other place for family fun
Home Construction and Sales
Specialty Food sales - Grocery - Bakery - Something unique
Clothes and Shoes