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7 Reasons to Get MUY EXCITED for Fiesta de la Flor 2019

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Here are AWESOME reasons to get excited for Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo happening April 12 - 13th, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Whether you’ve been to every year of Fiesta de la Flor or this is your first time, there’s a little something for everyone to obsess about in 2019. Get your tickets fast - the best part is all these fun things are included with your admission ticket!


1. Leslie Grace is headlining Saturday night

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A Selena fan her whole life, Leslie Grace headlines Saturday night at Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo! As a star on the rise, this latin pop star has been making headlines with her recent hit Duro y Suave and collaborating with some awesome artists like CNCO, Becky G and Noriel.  2017 Latin GRAMMY award nominee Leslie grace has become such a prominent force in the Latin and Tropical music scene. She’s reached #1 on Billboard’s Latin Radio Airplay chart, making Leslie the youngest female Latin artist to achieve this milestone. Leslie rode a fresh wave of momentum with the explosive collaboration of “Si Una Vez,” a cover of a classic Selena song recorded in collaboration with Play-N-Skillz, Wisin and Frankie J.

Catch Leslie Grace’s fun and fresh sound closing out Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo on Saturday, April 13!!

 

2. One Person Unites Us

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Take part in a conversation with Suzette Quintanilla and Adrienne Houghton at Fiesta de la Flor, presented by CITGO.

Selena continues to fascinate many across the world and her continued popularity is a testament to her enduring legacy.  Selena was not only iconic for an entire culture, she was also able to overcome racial stereotypes, set new standards for her genre of music and open doors for other female musicians.  She was an entrepreneur and pioneer. She was a trendsetter and a visionary.

Fiesta de la Flor was created to celebrate Selena’s legacy and everyone – the bands, the attendees – is at the festival because one person unites us:  Selena.

One Person Unites Us brings together celebrities Suzette Quintanilla, Selena’s sister and CEO of the family production company, Q Productions, and former Cheetah Girl and current daytime co-host on THE REAL, Adrienne Houghton, to have an open discussion about Selena and her continued impact and relevance today. Held in the Selena Auditorium during Fiesta de la Flor on Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m., FDLF attendees can enjoy a fascinating conversation and will have an opportunity to ask questions. There is no added charge, but seating is very limited so grab your seat early! Special seating for VIP Ticket holders one hour before doors open.

  

3. Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza

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Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo brings the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza in 2019! Check out some AWESOME lowrider cars in the American Bank Center Arena. This is everything you can expect from a custom car show. The slick paint, shiny rims, bright lights and magnificent upholstery interiors are all on show at Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo!

Lifted cars, classic cars, convertibles, and all kinds of world class cars will be on display at the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza. Watch as airbrush artists take part in live airbrushing demonstrations during the Extravaganza! The American Bank Center Arena will be open for the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza throughout Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo. No extra ticket is required.



 

4. La Plaza Food Truck Court Presented by Stripes Laredo Taco Company

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Hungry? Fiesta de la Flor presented by CITGO will have all the food trucks! La Plaza Food Truck Court is located on Shoreline Boulevard right outside of the American Bank Center and will be serving up all kinds of food truck fare. You can expect tasty and unique food from 25 food trucks lining the street throughout the festival.

You’ll be singing and dancing all day and night long, so you’ll need plenty of energy. With a variety of dishes from a variety of food trucks, there’s plenty of food for you to conquer Fiesta de la Flor.

Plenty of tables also will be available for you to devour your delicious meals. Food trucks will take cash and cards!

 

5. El Mercado presented by Herrman and Herrman

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El Mercado, presented by attorneys Herrman and Herrman, PLLC, will feature more than 80 artisans from Mexico, Central America, South America and within the United States.

Check out El Mercado located inside the spacious American Bank Center and on the American Bank Center south plaza! New to 2019, El Mercado at Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo will feature both an open-air market and an air-conditioned locale to browse everything that the artisan vendors have to offer.

El Mercado showcases art, clothing, and accessories all crafted by the talented hands of national and international artisans. Stroll through the beautifully decorated aisles filled with incredibly unique items for the perfect Fiesta de la Flor memento.

 

6. El Parque Kids Zone

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In addition to the sounds of music onstage, the air will be filled with the laughter as kids of all ages enjoy El Parque—a Kids Zone filled with games and activities, ensuring that the event is not just family friendly, but as family-centered as the community that nurtured Selena.

So much of Selena’s identity was tied to her love of children and family.  With that in mind, Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo adds a whole new level of family fun to El Parque – the kid-centered celebration at the festival.

Featuring our annual coloring book, face painting artists and the keepsake caricature station, El Parque is the perfect opportunity for festival attendees to relax with family while enjoying the festival.

Find El Parque in North Bayfront Park near the Seawall with beautiful views of the Corpus Christi Bay.

 

7. THE FINALE!

The icing on the cake: the grand finale of Fiesta de la Flor presented by Citgo is the beautiful dedication video along to the spectacular fireworks show presented by H-E-B.

Friends and family gather together to close out a wonderful weekend of celebrating the life and legacy of Selena, the breathtaking display of fireworks over the Corpus Christi Bay. It's such an incredible experience and definitely something you’ll never forget.
 


 

All the things that you know and love about Fiesta de la Flor presented by CITGO are still there. Make sure to stop in El Mercado by Herrman and Herrman for a unique AND traditional shopping experience, grab a bite to eat at La Plaza food truck court by Stripes, check out the McDonald’s Latin GRAMMY Experience and SO MUCH MORE! Get your tickets now!

See you at Fiesta de la Flor on April 12 and 13 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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