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MXLAN is the 5-day summer music & interactive arts festival celebrating the past, present, and future of Mexico's cultural influence on our world.
July 24th-28th in McAllen, TX.

MXLAN is the 5-day summer music & interactive arts festival celebrating the past, present, and future of Mexico's cultural influence on our world.
July 24th-28th in McAllen, TX.

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DAYS OF
FREE EVENTS

Catch 5 free days of music at the MXLAN Breakthrough stage, watch street artists, visit artisan markets, and walk in street parades at sunset- with a letter burning ceremony each night of M-X-L-A-N. Free-to-all.

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LA GUELAGUETZA
PERFOMERS

Join real calenda-style street parades with live music, giant dancing dolls, and an unforgettable experience - Oaxaca's La Guelaguetza performers sharing ancient traditions with a new generation.

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PREMIUM
EXPERIENCES

Tickets available for the 7/16 MXLAN Unite Music Festival, Mezcal & Tequila Catrina night, Circo Hermanos Vazquez, Firemasters, Neon Nights 5K, Sabor de Mexico, MXLAN Mindgames e-sports, and La Guelaguetza.

2019 MXLAN HAPPENINGS

MXLAN is 5 days of Happenings- events where traditions rarely seen outside interior Mexico happen alongside modern artists and revelers honoring their cultural roots.

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NEON
NIGHTS 5k

Wed ~ July 24th ~ 8p
We will honor runners of Mexico's ancient highlands with a night of vibrant lights, dj music & energy. Concludes with medals, tequila & tacos.

UNITE
MUSIC FESTIVAL

Fri ~ July 26th ~ 7p
Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon, Solido, Los Cadetes de Linares, & Sonora Dinamite de Anaidita

Circo Hermanos
Vazquez

Wed July 24th to Sunday July 28th
The world’s #1 Latino circus, Circo Hermanos Vazquez, presents their high-flying mix of heart-pounding thrills and aerial artistry at the McAllen Performing Arts Center

omar apollo on
breakthrough
stage

Thur ~ July 25th ~ 10:30p
FREE FOR ALL

Concert featuring an artist mixing Mexican influences into new & unexpected genres. The soulful singer has 2.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

Creator in motion
with irving cano

Fri ~ July 26th ~ 7p
FREE FOR ALL

PALMS CROSSING presents world famous Oaxaca street artist Irving Cano at MXLAN. Witness large format art created live throughout the 5 days of MXLAN.

SHAH Calenda
STREET PARADE

Nightly ~ 8p
FREE FOR ALL

Dance in a real Oaxacan Calenda-style street parade with giant dancing dolls, live music and more.

Fire Masters of
MEXICO at MXLAN

Thur & Fri ~ July 25 & 26th ~ 7:30p
Mexico’s legendary open-flame grillers will serve up massive amounts of sizzling meats and specialties

SABOR A
MEXICO
FOOD FESTIVAL

Thur ~ July 25th ~ 8p
Experience refined Mexican cuisine inspired by the World's Most Famous Zapotec Chefs

MEZCAL
TEQUILA Y
CATRINAS

Sat ~ July 25th
The exquisite tastes of top mezcal, tequila and tapas will combine with a night of vibrant colors as visitors will dress in the style of catrinas.

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28jul(jul 28)6:00 pmFeaturedCirco Hermanos Vazquez Show at MXLAN 6P#1 Latino Circus in World | Tickets Here

29jul6:00 pmFeaturedCirco Hermanos Vazquez Show at MXLAN 6P#1 Latino Circus in World | Tickets Here

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MXLAN is an experience to ignite people's spirit of adventure, revelry, and kinship. We welcome visitors from across the country and throughout Mexico to join us for this 5-day cultural experience.

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Discovering MXLAN

The best way to understand culture is to experience its art, music, and culinary history. In 2018, travelers from McAllen, Texas witnessed all these firsthand in the heart of Oaxaca, Mexico. MXLAN is our community’s celebration of the culture that welcomes us, in the hopes of inspiring a new generation to rediscover the beauty and significance of their cultural influence on our world. This was our journey:

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The Spirit of MXLAN

To truly understand a culture you must experience the flavor, music and passion first hand. In 2018, we traveled to the heart of Mexico to witness the true essence of the Oaxacan people and discover the spirit of MXLAN. We were overwhelmed by our experience and are excited to announce amazing series of special guests and events coming to MXLAN. Join our journey as we celebrate the past, present and future of latino culture at MXLAN - 2019.

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MCALLEN PHOTO BLOG
Our Journey to Oaxaca
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Experience a culinary experience like no other at our Sabor de Mexico evening, Grill-Masters tasting event, food truck circle and the historic MXLAN food tour of our most authentic dishes.

See below as our talented Chef Larry Delgado recently ventured to Oaxaca to find the flavors of MXLAN. It was an extraordinary experience that included street dishes to a meal prepared by the world's most famous Zapotec Chefs. Only at MXLAN will you be able to experience a fusion of such traditional and modern mexican cuisine.

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About US

MXLAN Festival is a high level cultural event, one of its kind in Texas, that will take place at the McAllen Convention Center on July 24 to 28, 2019.

Contact US

1200 Ash Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501

(956) 682-2871

www.visitmcallen.com

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