May 4 & 5, 2018 – Richardson Performance Hall
Del Mar College
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Corpus Christi! Honor the rich heritage of Mariachi music by showcasing this unique musical genre in a premium performance hall.
The first annual Mariachi Classic features an adjudication panel of Mariachi specialists who will provide ratings and constructive comments. How festive it will be when violins, vihuelas, trumpets and guitarrons resound in the wonderful acoustics of Richardson Performance Hall.
- Get close to exotic sea creatures and enjoy the dolphin show at the Texas State Aquarium
- Enjoy miles of windswept beaches
- Experience Corpus Christi’s beautiful bay front promenade
- See live baseball at Whataburger Field, home of the Corpus Christi Hooks
- Enjoy Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi Water Park
- Visit the USS Lexington, a World War II Aircraft Carrier
Participating Mariachi groups will compete for Best in Festival, Best in Class and Outstanding Performance trophies. Trophies will be presented for all Division Ratings. Exemplary performers will be awarded individual solo medallions.