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Mariachi festival is underway

(23rd Annual Mariachi Festival Sin Fronteras)…It is a week of Mariachi festivities.

It wraps up Saturday with the Mariachi Fusion concert at Crummett Park in Calexico. The Concert will feature Oscar Cruz, the winner of La Voz Mexico, Mariachi Estrella De Jalisco, Mariachi Estrella de Chula Vista, Leslie Lugo and Mariachi Acero del Valle. There will be food and Beer booths and a lot more. The gates open at 5:00 pm and the festivities continue until 11:00 pm. Leading up to the concert; Artesanias de Mexico will be on display at the Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center Wednesday. Thursday there will be a salsa contest and on Friday there will be a Tequila tasting. There will be a fee to participate in the Tequila Tasting. The event is presented by the Calexico Chamber of Commerce and several local sponsors.