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City of McAllen officials along with the McAllen Convention Center announced the dates for this year’s Fiesta de Palmas, its annual cultural celebration with something for the entire family. Celebrating as its theme Dia de los Muertos, the entire Rio Grande Valley should save the dates of Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22, 2023 for a weekend of pure joy, entertainment, and cultural celebration like never before.
“Fiesta de Palmas is back, and it’s coming back bigger and better than ever before,” said Joe Garcia, Marketing & Event Coordinator for the McAllen Convention Center. “Picture this: three full days of non-stop festivities set to take over the picturesque grounds of the McAllen Convention Center. We guarantee that your heart will race with joy from the moment you step foot into this unforgettable event.”
Watch the video below of the official press conference:
Fiesta de Palmas celebrates the vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and fantastic music that make the McAllen community so unique. And this year, organizers have curated an extraordinary lineup of activities and entertainment that will make this festival a must-attend event.
Here’s just a bit of what’s in store:
Other captivating entertainment experiences include:
Finally, enjoy educational, interactive and visual experiences:
The festivities will kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20, with free admission for the entire family. Doors open again at 12 noon and admission is free until 4:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. After that, admission is only $10. Tickets will be available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com.
Fiesta de Palmas will be a cashless experience, so bring credit or debit cards, or use the McAllen Convention Center Experience Card that will be available at load/reload stations.
Many more exciting elements are yet to be announced. Visit the website or follow Fiesta de Palmas on social media to stay up to date. Celebrate the rich tapestry of the community, revel in cultural diversity, and create lasting memories,