The Mariachi Extravaganza is one of the most important mariachi music festivals in the world. It’s an annual event that has taken place in San Antonio for 28 consecutive years. The multi-day music festival celebrates the culture and history of Latin music and utilizes the mariachi music platform to promote higher education and cultural preservation among Hispanic youth. The festival hosts a concert with world-renowned musicians and winners of the highly competitive National group and vocal competitions.
The Mariachi Extravaganza hosts 3 National Competitions:
- The Original Mariachi Songwriting Competition
- The National Mariachi Vocal Competitions
- The National Mariachi Group Competitions
The competitions take place at the Lila Cockrell Theatre prior to the Mariach Extravaganza concert. The competitions are open to the general public and tickets may be purchased at the door.
The Grand Hyatt is offering a rate of $199. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your check in/check out dates, the number of hotel rooms and type of room by September 1. Rooms will be set aside in advance for Mariachi Extravaganza participants.
The Emily Morgan – a DoubleTree by Hilton – is offering a special rate of $149 per night for 2 double beds (sleeps up to 4). This includes a complimentary warm breakfast buffet and a rehearsal room available on a first come first serve basis. The Emily Morgan is located at 705 E. Houston just .4 miles from the Lila Cockrell Theatre. Enjoy the nice warm chocolate chip cookies available in the lobby at check-in. Click here to book your rooms prior to the cut off date of 10/25/22 or call the hotel at 210-244-0156 for more information.