Sunday, February 19, 2012

Weslaco's Texas Onion Fest seeking performers

Contact: Laura Espinoza or Martha Noell at








Weslaco's Texas Onion Fest to host talent showcase, seeking performers


The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a talent showcase at this year's Texas Onion Fest, to be held at the Weslaco City Park on March 24-25.  Sponsored by Alfresco Weslaco, the talent showcase will begin with preliminary competition at the city's downtown jazz and art event on Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m.  From there, finalists will be chosen to perform at Texas Onion Fest on Sunday, March 25 on the Magic Valley Electric Co-Op Main Stage.


"We wanted to have more community involvement at Onion Fest this year, especially our youth" commented Martha Noell, Weslaco Chamber President/CEO.  "A talent show is a great way to feature our very own community members and show off all the talented individuals we have here in the Valley."


Contestants will be competing for a cash prize, with 1st Place being awarded $200, 2nd Place, $100 and 3rd Place, $75.  The Weslaco Chamber invites musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, or any other family friendly talent!  Preliminary performance time is limited to three minutes.  If you or someone you know is interested in participating, contact Laura Espinoza at 956-968-2102 or  


CAPTION: Texas Onion Fest will be hosting a talent showcase this year, with prelims to be held at Alfresco Weslaco on Thursday, March 22 and the finals at Texas Onion Fest on Sunday, March 25.



Laura Espinoza, Marketing Director

Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce
956.968.2102 office

956.968.6451 fax

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