Rio Grande Valley shopping

Arts & Crafts in Brownsville

Mercado Juarez

Housed in the former Majestic Theater, this small market is full of color from across the border. Clothing, pottery and other crafts sold by vendors from Matamoros and beyond are convenient for those who won't be ma…
Arts & Crafts in Laredo

Basket & Pottery Alley

An exuberant cliché billing itself as a Mexican mercado (market), selling everything from pots to piñatas in a fiesta-like setting.
Antiques in Harlingen

Antique & Artisans Emporium

From art and furniture to clothing and (especially) old records, it's the eclectic mix that lends much of the store's charm. There's no telling what you'll find – something the proprietors point out as a reason to c…
Art in Harlingen

D'Arte Center

Exhibits and sells fine art from regional players and members of the local Harlingen Art Forum, and sometimes organizes workshops. It's worth a stop by to see if anything speaks to you.