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COVID-19 Testing

UPDATE: The Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site at Mayfield Park slated for TOMORROW & FRIDAY has been POSTPONED due to incoming inclement weather.

COVID-19 testing will continue Thursday, January 27th & Friday, January 28th at Mayfield Park from 9 AM - 3 PM free of charge, while supplies last.

Safe Outdoor Dogs Act

The Safe Outdoor Dog Act has been passed.

With the forecasted cold front rolling in soon, please provide an appropriate shelter for your pets in accordance with the regulations applied by the new act. Click the link below to learn more.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closure

All San Juan offices and the Waste Collection Site will be closed on Monday, January 17th in observance of MLK Day.

Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 18th.

Basketball & Soccer Registrations

Registration for boys basketball and girls soccer has been extended to Monday, January 17, 2022!

You can register online at or with your P.E. coach!

For more information please contact the San Juan Parks & Recreation at (956) 223-2350 or give them a visit at 316 E. 8th St, San Juan, TX, 78589

Softball Tournament

The San Juan Parks & Recreation + PSJA ISD Softball Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 19th from 9 AM - 6 PM for 4th & 5th graders from San Juan elementary schools ONLY! Register online at or stop by the San Juan Parks & Recreation Office (316 E. 8th St, San Juan, TX 78589). This tournament is FREE for all spectators! For more information please contact the San Juan Parks & Recreation Office at (956) 223-2350.

Men's Class E & Co-Ed Softball

Registration for Men’s Class E and Co-Ed Softball is open at, or simply visit the San Juan Parks and Recreation Department at 316 E. 8th Street! Team fees are set at $350. League games are scheduled to start on February 3rd & 4th, with games between 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM. Games will be played at the San Juan Municipal Park (506 W. Business 83). CDC guidelines will be enforced! For more information please call (956) 223-2350.

Baseball / Softball Registration

Baseball & Softball registration starts on January 1, 2022, for a fee of $45!

You will be able to register online at

New Year's Day Closure

All offices will be closed Friday, December 31st, 2021 through January 3rd, 2022. Normal hours will resume January 4th, 2022.

Holiday Closure




Noche de Paz (Cancelled)


Noche De Paz has been POSTPONED to a later date due to incoming inclement weather.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

A new date will be announced soon.

The Blue Santa Toy Giveaway taking place at Amigos Del Valle (600 W 1st St) will proceed as scheduled at 12 PM.

Hidalgo County Assistance Program

The City of San Juan will host the fourth and final “Pop up” community event in Precinct 2 on Thursday, December 16, 2021, to disburse food as well as share vital information about rent, mortgage and utility assistance to families who need it this holiday season.


1st Street from Oblate Drive to Antelope Street will be closed until further notice due to the Noche De Paz event happening on Saturday, December 18th.

Recycling Center Closure

The San Juan Recycling Center will be closed at 12 PM today, December 15th and resume regular hours of operation on Monday, December 20, 2021 due to the upcoming Noche De Paz event.

Recycling Center Art Contest

Help beautify our community by participating in the San Juan Recycling Center's Art Contest as we get ready to kickstart the beautification of irrigation pipes throughout the city!

THEME: Water Conservation

DEADLINE: January 14, 2022

THREE 1st PLACE WINNERS: Elementary, Middle School, and High School

For more information, please contact Cynthia Puente at (956) 223-2331 or by email at!

Parade Entry Form

Are you interested in participating in the City of San Juan’s Christmas Parade for Noche De Paz on Saturday, December 18th?

All you have to do is fill out the form below and either email it or present it to the San Juan Parks & Recreation Department at or

For more information please contact (956) 223-2350.

The forms are due NO LATER than Thursday, December 16th

Download PDF

Noche de Paz

Save the date for December 18th, 2021, because Intocable, La Fortaleza & more will be performing at the San Juan Municipal Park (506 W Business 83, San Juan, TX 78589) for Noche De Paz! We’ll also be having a Christmas parade, a carnival, and local vendors for this massive event! Contact (956) 608-6011 for information on how to purchase a VIP table.

We can’t wait to see you all there!

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

All city offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours will resume Monday, November 27, 2021. Trash pickup will be collected as scheduled.

The City Supports Native Boxer Santiago Vargas

12-year old San Juan native, Santiago Vargas has been boxing since he was 6-years old, and has won three belts as well as a number of awards during his young career.

He will be looking to add more wins & a belt next month as he heads to Louisiana to compete in the 95-lb Division the 2021 USA Boxing National Championships next month from December 5th-11th!

When asked about his excitement to compete on a stage as big as this he said, “I wanna show people I’m really good at this sport, and I’m excited to represent San Juan… I’m not gonna let them down, I’m gonna win this for the city!”

All of us at the City of San Juan would like to wish you the best of luck, Santiago! Bring the belt home!

The City Supports Native Boxer Tristan "Trouble" Medrano

We would like to extend our support to San Juan’s very own Tristan “Trouble” Medrano as he prepares to compete in Shreveport, Louisiana from December 5th-11th, at the 2021 USA Boxing National Championships.

He will be competing in the Intermediate Male Division (70 lbs) where he’ll be looking to add another belt to his collection.

Tristan has a simple message for our community: “It feels good representing San Juan. I want to thank all of you for the support & for cheering me on. Keep a lookout for me!”

Best of luck Tristan “Trouble” Medrano! The entire city is behind you!

Green Bag Grant Winners

We have just received news that the Keep San Juan Beautiful initiative has been awarded a $3,000 2021 Keep Texas Beautiful/H-E-B Green Bag Grant! This grant will allow us to beautify irrigation pipes that will incorporate Water Conservation education.

Thank you to Keep Texas Beautiful, H-E-B, and Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 2 for providing support through the Take Care of Texas initiative!

Now Accepting Board Applications

Board applications are now being accepted for the Library, Keep San Juan Beautiful, Parks & Recreation, Civil Service, and Planning & Zoning.

If you are interested in joining any of the Boards listed, make sure to visit and fill out the application before submitting it at!

Therapeutic Antibody Infusions

The Edinburg Regional Infusion Center (5521 Doctor’s Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539) offers Therapeutic Antibody Infusions for High-Risk COVID-19 patients in our area.

Patients must bring a positive COVID-19 test result with them to the center.

Walk-ins are accepted, but patients must meet the criteria for eligibility.

No insurance is needed, and no ID is required to receive treatment.

The hours of operation are Monday-Sunday from 8 AM to 5 PM.


Infusiones de Anticuerpos Terapéuticos

El Centro de Infusión Regional de Edinburg (5521 Doctor's Dr, Edinburg, TX 78539) ofrece infusiones de anticuerpos terapéuticos para pacientes con COVID-19 de alto riesgo en nuestra área.

Los pacientes deben traer al centro un resultado positivo de la prueba COVID-19.

Se aceptan visitas sin cita previa, pero los pacientes deben cumplir con los criterios de elegibilidad.

No se necesita seguro y no se requiere identificación para recibir tratamiento.

El horario de atención es de lunes a domingo de 8 AM a 5 PM.

Job Opening Executive

The San Juan Housing Authority is seeking a skilled and innovative leader to provide professional leadership for the agency. The Executive Director will oversee the administration of all Authority programs in accordance with operating procedures and HUD rules and regulations and State-Aided Program rules and regulations and supervise a staff of two. The San Juan Housing Authority operates and (_106_) housing choice vouchers. A PHM certification is required or must be obtained within six (6) months of being hired.

Responsibilities include accurate and timely reporting to the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, creating and managing budgets, grant writing and grant management, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, property management, management of staff and tenants, calculation of rents, interviewing of housing applicants, maintains contracts with outside resident services agencies.

Fall & Winter Programs

Registration for the San Juan Parks and Recreation Fall & Winter Programs is currently open for Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, and Winter Baseball!

You can register online at or with your P.E. coach.

Registration ends on November 14, 2021!

Volunteer Coaches Needed


Volunteer coaches for volleyball, flag football, and tackle football are currently needed!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer coach make sure to stop by the San Juan Parks & Recreation office (316 E. 8th St., San Juan, TX 78589) to pick up a volunteer application.

For more information please contact (956) 223-2350 or visit!

Recycling Pickup Schedule

Take a look at the Recycling Pickup Schedule for the remainder of this year!

Light Blue: North of the expressway

Red: South of the expressway

Yellow: Falls on a holiday and will be rescheduled for the following Monday

Please be advised that containers must be out for pickup by 7 AM.