4th Annual Mexican Independence Festival Planned For This Saturday


For the fourth year in a row, the Mexican Independence Festival will color the business district with good music, food, vendors, and entertainment of the culture from sunup to sundown.

Festivities will kick off this Saturday, September 16, with a parade down Main Street at 3 p.m. Following the parade, a cornhole tournament will playout starting at 4 p.m. by the Pheasants Forever Beer Garden.

For kids, Youth cornhole, sponsored by Ceshalyn Rust – State Farm Agent, will be available from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Manolin the Clown will have balloons and prizes for children as well.

For entertainment, the award-winning dance troupe Alma Folklorica of Guymon, Okla., will grace the streets with magical moves for the public to admire. For those wanting to get in on the action, a norteño dance competition will take place along with DJ Miguel Vargas, who will pump up the jams with his Sound Tornado throughout the evening.

Food fit for a fiesta will be provided by a variety of talented vendors such as: Mariscos el Avispon, Tacos Alicia, Uncle Ed’s, Aly’s Desserts, and Antojitos Jasso.

Make sure to join in on the fun between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m.! Booths may start setting up at 10 a.m.


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