PHOTO GALLERY: New Harlingen Convention Center

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held yesterday for the new Harlingen Convention Center. As a way to “introduce the community” to the new 44,000 square foot facility available to them, the ribbon cutting event was held followed by a tour of the ballroom and meeting rooms which were setup to show how they can be used for various events and ceremonies. By Maricela Rodriguez, Valley Morning Star

City leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday for the new $16.7 million Harlingen Convention Center. At 701 Harlingen Heights Drive, the 44,000-square-foot building, with its creambrick façade and tall arched windows, boasts a South Texas panache.