2019 Taste of Tlaquepaque

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Taste of Tlaquepaque: Viva Jalisco
Friday, October 11, 2019
7-10 p.m.
Historic Firehouse No. 2
101 E. Commercial St., Springfield, MO

Taste of Tlaquepaque: Viva Jalisco is a celebration of Springfield’s sister city relationship with beautiful Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico. The party features the music and company of talented friends from Tlaquepaque and raises funds for cultural programs that promote “Peace through People.”

Enrique Quesada, Bernardo Ruvalcaba and Jesus Cervantes of the world-class Mariachi Viva Xalisco band will showcase their talents and mingle with guests. They are joined by accomplished artist, singer and songwriter Paco Padilla and Charly Lopez, bartender at the Quinta Don Jose boutique hotel in Tlaquepaque.

Enjoy heavy hors d’uoerves by Tortilleria Perches and opportunities to forge friendships across cultures. Dancing and singing is encouraged; attire is festive.

Join Enrique, Paco and Charly for an intimate tequila tasting prior to the main event. Listen to music by Enrique, learn its meaning from Paco and sample a wide variety of tequilas poured by Charly. This patron experience runs from 5:30-7 p.m. on the second floor of the Firehouse and costs $50 per person.

Mariachi Viva Xalisco

Paco Padilla


General Admission: $150
Young Professional (40 and younger) Admission: $75
Patron Experience: $50

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Sponsorships start at $1,500 and include recognition at the event and 10 tickets. You may add the Patron Experience for $50 per ticket.

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There is plenty of on-street parking at the Firehouse as well as several parking lots just one block south of the building.

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