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Fiesta de la Flor Top Tips

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

Be a Fiesta de la Flor pro before you even step through the entrance gates! Fiesta de la Flor, presented by CITGO, is fast approaching. Here are a few helpful hints to keep under your belt in order to maximize your fun with friends. Find out everything you need to know to conquer this year’s music festival in Corpus Christi, Texas...

Buy Your Tickets Early!

Step one: buy your tickets in advance. Step two: buy your tickets early. No really, buy your tickets fast. Don’t be left standing outside the gate, make sure to buy your Fiesta de la Flor tickets ahead of time. Better yet, buy the exclusive two-day pass for guaranteed admission on both days! You can purchase your tickets online or in-person at concierge desk in La Palmera.

Fiesta de la Flor Top Tips Outside

Book Your Stay

One of the most important priorities of Fiesta de la Flor is to book your hotel room. You need somewhere to rest before and after all the FDLF fun! Check out some of the specials on hotels in Corpus Christi. Stay an extra night or two to experience all things Selena.

Fiesta de la Flor, Hotel Rooms

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Getting to Fiesta de la Flor

Take the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority Park and Ride for free! Park at Corpus Christi City Hall or the Nueces County Courthouse and then hop on the free CCRTA shuttle for a ride to Fiesta de la Flor. With an average eight-minute trip to the festival site, it’s the easiest and most efficient way to get from your car to the front gate!

Fiesta de la Flor Map and Guide

Prohibited Items

Take a look at the basic festival DOs and DON’Ts before you head to Fiesta de la Flor. Find info on everything on the allowed and prohibited list and FAQs  – you’ll want to bookmark this page. It will make your life so much easier!

Fiesta de la Flor Crowd and Stage

Making Your Way Around FDLF

Get the lay of the land before the festival even begins. The expanded festival site has more space for fun for everyone! The new features include: two entry gates, a relocated stage for better viewing and more than double the amount of vendors in  La Plaza Food Truck Court presented by Stripes. Also enjoy an indoor break while shopping in El Mercado presented by attorneys Herrman & Herrman and more restrooms throughout the festival site. Look for the Guest Services tents at the entrances to get your copy of the map.

Fiesta de la Flor Site Map 2016

More Merchandise Booths!

You asked; we listened! Find all things Fiesta de la Flor at the three - count 'em: three - merchandise booths located throughout the festival. Not to sound like your first grade teacher, but an orderly line is a fast line. Have your shopping list ready to get in and out of line as quickly as possible. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Fiesta de la Flor Merchandise Booths

Family Comfort Station

No diaper bags allowed? We've got ya covered! The Family Comfort Station is the place to go for all of your diaper changing, nursing and feeding needs; and more importantly, it is an area for parents and children to take a break from all the action. Find all of the resources you will need at the Family Comfort Station located inside the American Bank Center.

FDLF Family

See yourself on the Social Wall

Become a celebrity at Fiesta de la Flor, kind of. See your name in lights on the La Palmera Social Wall using #FDLF during Fiesta de la Flor. It's easy: use the hashtag on your Twitter and Instagram posts, see your name on the screen, be a FDLF celebrity.


This festival is about family, fun and friends; make the most of your Fiesta de la Flor experience with these top tips. If you have more questions than answers, tweet @FiestaFlorCC for fast and friendly customer service. See you at Fiesta de la Flor!

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