• Texas Onion Fest returns in March

    January 12, 2017
    The 28th Annual Texas Onion Fest is scheduled for Saturday, March 25 at Mayor Pablo G. Peña City Park in Weslaco.  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, free kiddie rides, recipe contests, dancing horse show, and of course, the ever popular blooming onion.
     
    Planning is underway by the Onion Fest committee, which is comprised of 30 volunteers and led by longtime committee chair Daryl Smith of Smith Security Group.
     
    “Building off last year’s record attendance we’re preparing for another year with great entertainment and lots of activities for the family, kids and Winter Texans,” commented Onion Fest Committee chairman Daryl Smith, Smith Security Group. 
     
    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.   
     
    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.com.