Isabel Marie Sanchez | Courtesy photo
Festival organizers announced the change on Wednesday, “Selena fans, due to scheduling and logistics issues, Jenny and the Mexicats will unfortunately not be able to join us at Fiesta de la Flor as planned. Tejano music favorite Isabel Marie is excited to perform in their place.”
Fiesta De La Flor is the two-day festival honoring late Tejano music superstarSelena Quintanilla. It will be held at North Bayfront Park in downtown Corpus Christi on April 12 – 13, 2019.
The awesome entertainment line-up for this year’s event is as follows:
On Friday, April 12t enjoy music by Multi Grammy-Award winning artists such as Little Joe Y La Familia, Gilbert “Gibby” Velasquez and Friends (David Marez, Joe Posada, Ricardo Castillon, Oscar G., and Stevie D.) and Corpus Christi favorite JonMikael Mrez!
On Saturday, April 13, enjoy non-stop entertainment from pop music sensation Leslie Grace (with guest appearances by Farina, Luis Coronel, Noriel and Play-N-Skillz), Jay Perez, Mariachi Campanas de America, Erick Y Su Grupo Massore, Isabel Marie,Raulito con Grupo Remedio, Lucky Joe and JonMikael Mrez.
The festival also will feature One Person Unites Us, a sit-down conversation withSuzette Quintanilla, president and CEO of Q Productions, American singer, actress and TV personality Adrienne Bailon Houghton. Houghton known for her singing with3LWand theCheetah Girls, currently is one of the hosts of syndicated talk show The Real.
Other exciting festival activities include:
El Mercado presented by Herrman and Herrman, PLLC, Attorneys At Law, features over 80 artisans from Mexico, Central America, South America and within the United States. El Mercado will be strategically located inside and outside of the spacious American Bank Center to showcase the art, clothing and accessories crafted by the talented hands of the national and international artisans.
La Plaza, presented by Stripes, offers a variety of dishes from dozens of food truck vendors which will be located on-site to serve festival-goers. Stripes will take this opportunity to showcase its very own food truck featuring delicious menu items from Laredo Taco Company, their in-house provider of fresh Tex-Mex food.
El Parque is a kids zone with a variety of immersive experiences that will bring hours of delightful family fun for all children.
Enjoy beverage offerings provided by L&F Distributors. L&F Distributors will offer multiple on-site Cerveza Stations at the festival. As the leading distributor of Anheuser-Busch in south and west Texas and southeastern New Mexico, L&F Distributors is a generous supporter of the Corpus Christi community.
Chevy Dealers of South Texas will have models of the latest and greatest Chevy models and an interactive experience at the festival site for everyone to see.
The American Bank Center Arena serves as a perfect venue to give Fiesta de la Flor guests the opportunity to truly celebrate Selena’s legacy with the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza. We’ve gathered nationally acclaimed and award-winning cars like the 2019 Lowrider Magazine Car of the Year, “Double Trouble” – a radical custom 1957 custom lowrider with a multi-color patterned paint job painted right here in Corpus Christi. We will also be bringing the Anything for Selenas car from the Selena movie to exhibit at the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza!
H-E-B will also once again underwrite the festival’s Fireworks Grand Finale, illuminating the Corpus Christi Bay. For more than 110 years, H-E-B has been giving back to its communities and we thank them for their support of Fiesta de la Flor.
For more information, please visit www.fiestadelaflor.com.
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