Join us at the final day of the City of McAllen's grand ole folklife festival taking place on the festival grounds of the McAllen Convention Center and indoors! Come and experience history, art, culture, music, dancers, kids activities, Fajita cook off shopping, car shows, Nascar racing, RGV Rail display, Book Festival and food, food, food throughout the grounds! Please make sure to visit all the sponsor booths throughout the grounds, buy a raffle ticket to support "McAllen Crime Stoppers" , take your kids to the activities in the HEB Fun Tent to benefit "Teach the Children" and register to vote at VOTEXAS!
PalmFest 2010 STARS....
at the outdoor music stages - "Budweiser" Stage and the "Reflecting Pond" stage will be offering a variety of musical performances from Country, Norteno, Rap, Rock, Tejano, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Conjunto, Christian and
many more along with performances by Al Ragusin and his Dancing Horses!
At the two outdoor stages, enjoy performances by Chris Marshall - "Marshall Law" performing at the Budweiser stage, "Last Call", The Electro Band, Mariano y La Preferencia, Solace, "Sons of the Rio Grande", La Sentencia,
Chuy Quintanilla y Su Grupo Tormenta, BC & Soul Express and on the Reflecting Pond Stage: Contacto Norteno, Gatos Locos, Nidia Quintanilla, Jon Fuentes, "Lost in Time", Nuevo Latinos, Highway 7, Groupo Iman, Lil Rob, Psalm 71, Prexto, sNc, Payne Street Team - Chris Marshall, Ensamble La Mision! Make a stop at the McAllitos stage in Heritage Village to experience conjunto music by Juan y Los Nones at the pachanga!
The Palm Lobby Stage inside the Convention Center - Exhibit Hall is where you will find dance and other performers such as: Amani Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, Team Tiger Martial Arts, Pointe & Plie School of Dance, Folklorico dancers, Kerala Arts Club of India, Reinas de Saba - Belly Dancers, the Magic of Fabian, Flamenco performance by Nadia's All that Dance, Explosion, Deborah Case Academy, DanzForce Academy, Bob Davis Karate, South Texas Venom Dancers.
In the Palm courtyard we are pleased to present our talented local guitarist, Mario Aleman scheduled to perform on Saturday and Sunday!
At the Lonesome Dove stage presented by the McAllen Heritage Center in the museum exhibit area, stop and listen to local story-tellers, guitarists and the fabulous magic show of John O'Bryant's "Magic Dork" educational magic
show! Pose for a picture at Lonesome Dove between performances!
Many bands and performers will be offering their cd's for sale at PalmFest!
We encourage you to support our local talent!
PalmFest is a green event thanks to the efforts of Keep McAllen Beautiful and the McAllen Recycling Center. Ticket sales are cash only - ATM's on ational Bank!