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2019 Fiesta de la Flor Lineup Announced

New Selena cups are now available at Stripes locations, kicking off the excitement that builds around the upcoming Fiesta de la Flor, set this year for April 12-13. Courtesy photo

The Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza joins this year’s Fiesta de la Flor, set for April 12-13 in Corpus Christi. The musical lineup for the fifth annual celebration of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez was recently announced in the singer’s hometown.

Entertainment for Friday, April 12, includes headliner Little Joe Y Familia along with Gilbert Velasquez & Friends featuring David Marez, Joe Posada, Richard Castillion, Oscar G., Stevie D., Ram Herrerra, and Jonmikael Mrez.

On Saturday, April 13, Leslie Grace headlines. She will be joined by Jay Perez, Mariachi Campanas de America, Erick y su Grupo Masasore, Jenny and the Mexicats, Raulito con Grupo Remedio, Lucky Joe, and Jonmikael Mrez. Saturday’s performances will be followed by a fireworks display at 11:30 p.m.

Selena’s sister Suzette Quintanilla will host singer-actress Adrienne Bailon, host of the talk show “The Real,” and an actress in the movie “The Cheetah Girls,” for the annual “One Person Unites Us” discussion at the Selena Auditorium. The event is included in the ticket price on a first-come, first-served basis. It is set for 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza takes over the arena in the American Bank Center for two days of an extraordinary custom car show. The show includes the “Anything for Selena” car from the movie “Selena” and the 2019 Lowrider Car of the Year, which was painted in Corpus Christi. The car was featured in Lowrider Magazine.

Live airbrush demonstrations, lifted cars, classic cars, and other world-class cars will be on display. No extra ticket is required. The car show is open 5:30-10 p.m. Friday and noon-10 p.m. Saturday.

Other Fiesta de la Flor features include a kids’ activity zone with face painting, keepsake caricature station, and coloring book; a market of artisans from Mexico, Central and South America, and the U.S.; and a food truck area for refreshments.

Tickets are available online at One- and two-day tickets are available as well as VIP tickets. The festival takes place in downtown Corpus Christi at 1590 North Shoreline Blvd. and the American Bank Center.

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