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74th Annual Fiesta Mexicana in Topeka, Kansas

Guadalupe, Haba, Mariachi, Street Party, Topeka

Once again it is that time of year, it is time for the 74th annual Fiesta Mexicana!

Are you wanting something to do this summer, something that you can do with your family, get out meet people, ride some rides, and have good food?

Well then you need to come out and join everyone in Topeka KS from July 17th to July 21st 2007. Come and celebrate the Mexican heritage in Topeka and enjoy shows dances and home made food.

All of the contributions go to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church; the festivities are week long and are located at 201 NE Chandler Street, taking up many of the streets in North East Topeka. There is no on site parking, but many people offer parking close to the sites for a nominal fee, or you can park on the side of the road and take a walk. Entrance to the festivities are free, ride tickets can be bought at the ticket booth and food and drink can be bought at the food stands, atm is available at the festival. Tables are set up with free items from many of the local business in Topeka showing their appreciation to the Mexican heritage.

The Fiesta Mexicana 2007 Entertainment

Friday July 13 Fiesta Parade and Street Party Joe B and the Barron Band ,Rebecca Valadez Fiesta Parade at 8 pm and Street Party Events begin at 5:30 on Quincy Street around T-PAC.

Saturday July 14Coronation Ball at Kansas Expocentre Paradize BandXtremo

Sunday July 15 Opening Mass, 10 am – Mariachi Habañeros Tuesday, July 17 Xtremo,Two Classis

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Wednesday, July 18 Grupo Vida ,Jr. Vargas y Picante, Las Palomas, Bop Daddies

Thursday, July 19 Son Venezuela, Groove City, Tremendos de Monte

Friday, July 20 Damas De Jalisco – an all female mariachi band Crossroads,Conjunto Prestigio, Las Palomas

Saturday, July 21 Damas De JaliscoTremendos de Monte Tejano Legends – Augustine Ramirez, and Alfonso Ramos ,Hot Horns

Sunday, July 22 Closing Mass, 10 am – Mariachi Estrellas

Fiesta Hours – Tuesday through Thursday, 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday & Saturday, 4:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Saturday, July 7th: Run/Walk – Oakland Community Center, 8:00am
Friday, July 13th: Parade- 8:00pm, Street Party before and after
Saturday, July 14th: Fiesta Golf Tournament – 7:00am, Western Hills
Saturday, July 14th: Coronation Ball – Ag Hall, 8:30pm – Midnight
Sunday, July 15th: Opening Mass – Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 10:00am
Tues. – Sat. July 17th – 21st: Fiesta Mexicana & Carnival
Sunday, July 22nd: Closing Mass – Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 10:00am