Borderfest on tap all weekend

South Padre Parade

Borderfest returns in 2013 to celebrate the Cultural Treasures of Mexico.

The event will be held from Thursday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3.

Musical talents will include Zac Brown Band to perform at the State Farm Arena and Los Palominos performing in the Bert Ogden Main Stage Friday, March 1. Opening for the Zac Brown Band will be Valley native Madelyn Victoria.

Other acts to perform at the main stage are Los Dos Gilbertos, Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers, Estruendo, Pesado and more.

The State Farm Pavilion will present three tribute bands, including Ramble On, a tribute to Led Zeppelin, Mysterious Ways, a U2 tribute band, and Revolucion De Amor, a Mana tribute band.

Borderfest will feature the Border Texan of the Year, Borderfest Grande Parade, Borderfest Queen/Miss Hidalgo Pageant, Square Dance Jubilee and a MOPAR car show.

The goal for BorderFest are to showcase the variety and diversity of South Texas, a heritage that flavors the food, the fun, the language and the lives of residents and visitors alike, to provide entertainment, enjoyment, education, diversion and a rewarding and memorable experience.

Borderfest will be held at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo.

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