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Welcome to

The Chamber

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

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Promoting and encouraging the growth of New & Existing businesses throughout the Uvalde Area.

Founded in 1920, The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce has proven to be an invaluable local business and community asset - standing as the unanimous voice behind businesses both new and long established encouraging economic growth, professional standards, community involvement, and local commitment.

Receiving no state or federal tax or appropriations revenues, we operate a budget solely from the receipt of annual membership dues and community fundraiser events.


Our Partners


Mario "MJ" Miller

President & CEO

John Yeackle

Director of Tourism

Olga Charles

Community Ambassador

Adam Ocasio

Office Manager

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm



12/06/23: 0-3-2


12/13/23: 9-2-2

12/20/23: 9-8-7

12/27/23: 8-4-5

01/03/24: 4-8-5

01/10/24: 9-3-6






2023 Membership Directory

Check out our 2023 Membership Directory where you can find our Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center members listed by category!

2023 Directory

2023 City &

County Map

Check out our 2023 Uvalde City & County Map!

Hard copies can be picked up at the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center office!

Thank you

to our members!

President's Club




Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides a working voice for the membership body. Each Board Member is nominated by the membership, serves a 3 year term, and receives no monetary compensation. Our Board Members spend countless hours apart from their homes and workplaces to ensure the growth and success of their Chamber and Community.

Mario Rangel

Board Chair

J Allen Carnes

Vice Chair

Karla Radicke

Immediate Past Chair

Dusty Routh


Conrad Klein


Jessica Zamora


Sorayda A. Sanchez


Josh Torres


Kennedy Hubbell


Hanna Case


Amy Carnes


Joe Cardenas

City of Uvalde Liaison

HOT Tax Request Form -

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

The HOT Tax Request Form is a comprehensive tool provided by the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center to streamline and facilitate the process of submitting Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) requests. Designed to serve the Uvalde community and promote local tourism, this form acts as a gateway for individuals, businesses, and organizations seeking financial support for qualifying projects and events.

The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the importance of HOT funds in bolstering the growth and development of the local tourism industry. With this in mind, the HOT Tax Request Form simplifies the application process by gathering essential information and ensuring that all necessary details are provided to evaluate each request effectively.

This user-friendly form guides applicants through a series of sections, including general information, project/event details, funding requirements, and supporting documentation. Applicants are prompted to provide a clear description of their proposed project or event, its objectives, expected outcomes, and how it aligns with the mission of the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce in promoting tourism, economic vitality, and community engagement.

funding Request

funding Request

post event Form

post event Form

major events


Green Check Mark

to do in


Visit the:

El Progreso Memorial Library

(830) 278-2017

301 W. Main St. Uvalde, TX 78801

The Briscoe-Garner Museum

(830) 278-5018

333 N. Park St. Uvalde, TX 78801

The Uvalde Grand Opera House

(830) 278-4184

104 North St. Uvalde, TX 78801

First State Bank of Uvalde - Tour

(830) 278-6231

2065 E. Main St. Uvalde, TX 78801

Cooks Slough - Nature Sanctuary

CR 106 Uvalde, TX 78801

2023 Events:

San Antonio Rodeo Qualifier

January 14, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show

January 26-28, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

Cactus Jack PRCA Xtreme Bullriding

May 5-6, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

Palomino Fest & Pro Rodeo

Aug 31 - Sept 4, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

First State Bank of Uvalde

Labor Day Parade

September 2, 2023 • N. Getty St.

Kiwanis Halloween Parade & Carnival

October 25, 2023 • Willie De Leon Civic Center

42nd Annual Hunters Roundup

November 3, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

N.I.E. Christmas Parade/

Christmas at the Crossroads

December 1, 2023 • Downtown Uvalde

Briscoe Ranch BBQ Cook-Off

December 8-9, 2023 • Uvalde County Fairplex

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

300 E. Main Street

Uvalde, TX 78801

(830) 278-3361


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