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Pearland International Festival
 
Pearland International Festival
Pearland, Texas, USA
Mid September
Description
Travel the world again at the second Pearland International Festival, set for Saturday, September 13, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pearlands Independence Park, located at 3919 Liberty Drive. Tastes and sounds from around the world include Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, European, Caribbean and African cultures. This year, Mexico and its rich culture and tradition will be spotlighted featuring food, music, art and culture and of course, a jalapeño eating contest and Grito contest sponsored by MyNurse Home Care, Inc. The Pearland International Festival is going to be filled with live music, cultural dancing performances, activities, international food and vendor booths, childrens entertainment, a kids zone, as well as the “Taste of Pearland” VIP tent with wine and fine art. Start your day off at the festival with live music from the Best Mariachi Band in Houston “Mariachi Calmecac”. The musical journey will continue with “The Willy Collins Band” an eclectic group of accomplished jazz musicians. Cross the border to Louisiana with this Cajun connection, “Zydeco Dots” who won the Houston Press Music Award as The #1 Zydeco Band in Houston. Keep dancing the afternoon away with beats of the West Indies with “Galaxy Band”, recipient of the Caribbean Achievement Award 2014 - Best Live Band in Houston, who will entertain with a wide range of music styles such as Reggae, Soca, R&B, Dancehall. From blues to rock legends to new artists classics to originals – “Jackson Avenue” brings their contemporary pop sounds to the festival. Six-time winner of Best Latin Band in the Houston Press Music Awards and pregame Super Bowl XXXVIII entertainment, “Walter Suhr & Mango Punch”, opens the entertainment on the main stage. Headlining the second annual Pearland International Festival is “Grupo La Calma”, winner of the 2013 Tejano Music Award for Best New Group of the Year”. This Norteno- Tejano band will close the festival with their danceable Mex-Tex and Tex-Mex sounds. Other cultural entertainment includes everything from Panamanian Folklorico to Bollywood, an Indian hip hop dance. The entertainment is to be as varied as the countries represented. This year, the VIP tent will preview “A Taste of Pearland” showcasing local art and tastes from area restaurants and is co-sponsored by Reflection Bay Event Center at Shadow Creek and The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau. Guests will enjoy wines from around the globe and local wineries will be on hand to offer samples paired with bites from local restaurants plus fine art viewing by local artists. Admission is $10 per person and $5.00 for children 12 years & under. Free admission for active military with current ID. With admission, each festival goer will enjoy international food and sounds from around the world. Browse the cars of all types in the Car Show section. Bring the kids and let them enjoy face painting, rides, and plenty more from HEB Plus, YMCA, Home Depot, and Can Do Events. All pr
Performers
The Pearland International Festival is going to be filled with live music, cultural dancing performances, activities, international food and vendor booths, childrens entertainment, a kids zone, as well as the “Taste of Pearland” VIP tent with wine and fine art. Start your day off at the festival with live music from the Best Mariachi Band in Houston “Mariachi Calmecac”. The musical journey will continue with “The Willy Collins Band” an eclectic group of accomplished jazz musicians. Cross the border to Louisiana with this Cajun connection, “Zydeco Dots” who won the Houston Press Music Award as The #1 Zydeco Band in Houston. Keep dancing the afternoon away with beats of the West Indies with “Galaxy Band”, recipient of the Caribbean Achievement Award 2014 - Best Live Band in Houston, who will entertain with a wide range of music styles such as Reggae, Soca, R&B, Dancehall. From blues to rock legends to new artists classics to originals – “Jackson Avenue” brings their contemporary pop sounds to the festival. Six-time winner of Best Latin Band in the Houston Press Music Awards and pregame Super Bowl XXXVIII entertainment, “Walter Suhr & Mango Punch”, opens the entertainment on the main stage. Headlining the second annual Pearland International Festival is “Grupo La Calma”, winner of the 2013 Tejano Music Award for Best New Group of the Year”. This Norteno- Tejano band will close the festival with their danceable Mex-Tex and Tex-Mex sounds. Other cultural entertainment includes everything from Panamanian Folklorico to Bollywood, an Indian hip hop dance. The entertainment is to be as varied as the countries represented.
Venue
Independence Park
Directions
Festival is set for Saturday, September 13 , from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pearlands Independence Park, located at 3919 Liberty Drive, Pearland, Texas 77581.
Times
11:00 am - 9:00 pm; Performances and concerts throughout the day. Check out the schedule on our website http://www.ifestoftexas.org/
Admission & Parking
General Admission: $10 12yrs&under/ 55yrs&over: $5 Military w/ ID card: FREE (must show ID at gate) VIP: $40
Website
http://www.ifestoftexas.org/
Infophone
281--993-8874
Email
info@ifestoftexas.org
 


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