The 4th annual PalmFest International Folklife Celebration will be held the first weekend of October (Oct. 3 and 4, from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday) at the McAllen Convention Center festival grounds with several events taking place indoors.

The 2009 committee has been busy working on their attractions to bring an even bigger and better folklife festival for the entire family with free admission and free parking. Enjoy two days of ethnic foods, music, entertainment, shopping, cooking competitions, dancing horse shows, classic car show, art, history, culture, kids activities, sports activities and competitions and much, much more!! Sponsorships are still available and volunteers are being sought for the big event.

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