ASHEBORO N.C. – The City of Asheboro has announced they will be hosting Asheboro’s first Mariachi Festival on the first weekend in May.
The festival is split across two days, with a paid concert featuring Latin GRAMMY-Winning female group Flor de Toloache on Friday May 5th at the Sunset Theater, followed by a free event Saturday May 6th at Bicentennial Park featuring local Mariachi bands from the Triad and Asheboro’s own Ballet Folkloric Guadalupano.
Details for each event are below, including links to the event on our calendar. For more information, please call the Cultural & Recreation Services office at (336) 626-1240 ext. 1
Friday, May 5th, 2023 | Sunset Theater
Friday, May 5th kicks off the Mariachi Festival in Sunset Theatre with Latin GRAMMY-Winning female group Flor de Toloache at 7:00 PM. Flor de Toloache make New York City history as its’ first and only all-women Mariachi group. Flor de Toloache’s members hail from diverse cultural backgrounds that define their unique flavor and sound.
The result of this cultural bouquet is an edgy, versatile and fresh take on traditional Mexican music. While working to preserve centuries old traditions of Mariachi, their mélange of the traditional and the modern pushes the boundaries of the genre and brings Mariachi music to new audiences.
Tickets for this performance are $35 for Orchestra seating or $25 for Balcony seating. Tickets are available online at SunsetTheatre.eventbrite.com or in person at the Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services office located across the street from the Theatre at 241 Sunset Avenue.
Saturday, May 6th | Bicentennial Park
The Mariachi Fest will continue Saturday, May 6th from 12 PM – 5 PM in Bicentennial Park.
This free event in the park will have performances from Mariachi Viva Mexico from Raleigh, Mariachi Mexico 2000 from Greensboro, and Ballet Folkloric Guadalupano from Asheboro. There will be food trucks, taco eating contest, and more!