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Fiestas Patrias Festival kicks off this Thursday

This weekend is the 2011 Fiestas Patrias Festival here in Lubbock. The events kick off Thursday evening in Guadalupe Park, located on 2nd Street and Ave. P, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Friday night, the Miss Hispanic Lubbock Pageant will be held at the Lubbock Civic Center Theater at 7 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the Civic Center will host a parade, a car show, and there will be lots of food and music for you to enjoy.

Schedule of events:

Thursday, Sept. 15
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Guadalupe Park "Grito de Independencia" by Bishop Placido Rodriguez Grito Ceremony is being hosted by the Guadalupe Neighborhood Association. 

Friday, Sept. 16
Miss Hispanic Lubbock Pageant Lubbock Civic Center Theater
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $5.00 per person

Saturday, Sept. 17
10 a.m. - Fiestas del Llano Parade
Route will be from First Baptist Church on Broadway & Ave. W, down to Ave. M then North
to the Civic Center Parking lot.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.   Food booths open to Public   NO ADMISSION Until 3 p.m.

4 p.m. - GATE FEE: $5.00 PER Person
Family of 4 - $15.00 – $2.00 For Each Additional Family Member
Senior Citizen (65 Years & Over) - $3.00

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Mariachi Cuatro Vientos
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Los Hermanos Arausa
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Mariachi Amistad
8:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. - Epifanio Ochoa & Medicos
10 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. - Los Hermanos Farias
12 Midnight - Fiestas Closes Down

Sunday, Sept. 18

11:00 a.m. - Food Booths Open To Public
GATE FEE: $5.00 PER PERSON
Family of 4 - $15.00 – $2.00 For Each Additional Family Member
Senior Citizen (65 Years & Over) - $3.00
1 p.m. - Car Show By: Solitos Car Club
5 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Avance
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Pete Morales y Los Centenarios
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Rudy Tudy & The Heavydutys
8:45 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. - Marcos Orosco
10:30 pm - Fiestas Closes

This event made possible in part through a grant from the City of Lubbock as recommended by Civic Lubbock, Inc.

For more information, visit www.fiestasdelllano.org.

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