Planning underway for Texas Onion Fest 2013

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Onion FestThe 24th Annual Texas Onion Fest is scheduled for March 23-24 at Weslaco City Park.

The Texas Onion Fest celebrates the development of the world famous sweet Texas onion which was developed in Weslaco. The festival is just one of the many attractions Weslaco has to offer, and features live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, recipe contests, dancing horse show, and of course, the ever popular blooming onion. This year, the Onion Fest committee is looking at changing up the event layout and adding new features.

“As Onion Fest continues to grow, we’re always looking for ways to change up the layout and keep it fresh for our regular attendees,” commented Onion Fest Committee chairman Daryl Smith, ASG Security.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for Texas Onion Fest, an optimal venue for promoting brand identity and community support. The festival attendees range in age from children to adult to senior citizens, offering something for everyone.

The Texas Onion Fest committee is also looking for theme ideas! If you have an idea for a theme that can be translated into a fun logo, send them in to

Vendor and food booth applications will soon be available on the website. For more information, contact the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce at (956) 968-2102 or visit www.weslaco/onionfest.

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