PalmFest to celebrate 10th anniversary

by Public Information Office | Sep 14, 2015


Help us celebrate a decade of heritage, food, fun and games at the 10
th Annual PalmFest International Folklife Celebration. The event is coming to you on Saturday and Sunday October 3 and 4 at the McAllen Convention Center.

 PalmFest will feature six entertainment stages, Heritage Village, an artisan market, family-friendly entertainment including Kids’ Celebration & “Game Show”, a carnival, cooking demonstrations, a variety of mouth-watering festival food as well as a food truck court. Over 40,000 people are expected to attend the event.

 The McAllen Heritage Center will be featured as one of the many cultural exhibitors celebrating the colorful history and bright future of South Texas in the “Heritage Village” within the Convention Center. Also located within the building will be the “Hecho en Mexico” Mexican artisan market as well as the Palenque stage featuring Pancho Villa, the amazing dancing horses, the Gunfighter’s Comedy Show and much more. 

 To celebrate PalmFest’s 10th Anniversary, PalmFest has planned a musical line-up sure to please everyone.  Six stages featuring Tejano, country, rock & acoustic music will keep you celebrating all weekend long.  Saturday night’s Palenque stage will feature Carmen Jara “La Nueva Reina del Jaripeo” and outside the popular Sunset Live concert series will take place in Oval Park.  Sunday’s line-up promises to deliver just as much entertainment with Costello, Mat and the Herdsmen, with the American Texas Country artist Pat Green.

 More outdoor attractions include the Home Baker’s and Farmer’s Market, local artisans, a classic car show, pig races, paddle boat rides and more.  

 For more PalmFest information contact the McAllen Convention Center at (956) 681-3800.