On Saturday, May 16, Pachanga Fest will once again come to Fiesta Gardens with a line-up that will have your whole family dancing. From noon – 11 pm, you can immerse yourself in Latin American culture at this annual Austin music festival packed with arts, crafts, music, food, workshops and yes, lots of moving and grooving to the sounds of tejano, mariachi, cumbia, salsa, electronic, funk, rock, alternative and hip-hop.


— Music Lineup
The headliners for this year’s festival include Kinky, Compass and Ceci Bastida.The lineup also includes singer-songwriter Ximena Sarinana, rapper Mala Rodriquez, and many more. Click here to view the full lineup!


Photo Credit: Jeff Harris Photography; photo from the Pachanga Fest Facebook page

— For Kids
Niños Rock Pachanga is a mini-fest within the fest especially for kids! There will a photobooth, a piñata party, a cupcake walk, hands-on screen printing demos and craft areas where kids can make floral halos, masks, papel picado and Ojo de Dios. And there will even be a Selena look-alike contest! This family area will inspire children to discover and learn more about Latino music, arts and culture. Click here to see the full music schedule at Niños Rock Pachanga.


— Food
What’s an Austin festival without great food? You can expect delicious treats from a variety of food vendors.  Click here to view the food options. Also take note that you can choose to add the VIT, aka “Very Important Taco”, option to your fest ticket where you’ll get complimentary five-taco tastings from local Austin restaurants from 3:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. In addition to the taco tasting, VIP ticket holders will have access to a salsa bar, aguas frescas from “El Taquito,” paletas from Mom & Pops, and other complimentary non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day.

— Tickets & Giveaway!
General admission tickets are $39. Kids under 12 get in free with a paid adult! Admission that includes the “Very Important Taco” option is $79. A H-E-B 4-pack of tickets is $117. You can click here to purchase tickets online.

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