International Mariachi Expo and Rodeo (Charrería)

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Country and Region MexicoJalisco
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Festival Description

Mariachi performers from around the world gather in Guadalajara, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, whereMariachi music all began. Other events include a large charrería, or rodeo, replete with parades presenting native cowgirls and cowboys, as well as galas, open-air concerts, mariachi music workshops, and the crowning of the Ambassador of the Mariachi and Rodeo, similar to a carnival queen. Mariachis are invited to register online and play at the festival.

Festival Dates August 14 - September 7, 2013
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Articles and Reviews:
  • Support Mariachi Festival Editorial (The Mercury News, October 4, 2006)


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