The Pearland International Festival is going to be filled with live music, cultural dancing performances, activities, international food and vendor booths, children's entertainment, a kids zone, as well as the “Taste of Pearland” VIP tent with wine, food, and fine art. This year, the VIP tent will again offer “A Taste of Pearland” showcasing local art and tastes from area restaurants and is co-sponsored by Reflection Bay Event Center at Shadow Creek. Guests will enjoy wines from around the globe, and local wineries will be on hand to offer samples paired with bites from local restaurants plus fine art viewing by local artists.
The Friday, September 15 concert lineup and kickoff dance party begin with live music from Houston's “The Galaxy Band”, recipient of the Caribbean Achievement Award 2014, and 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016 TRRR Female Vocalist of the Year, Bri Bagwell. Along with great music, enjoy International cuisine from local vendors and various beverage stations, including beer, wine, sodas, and water. The $25 admission for Friday also allows entry for Saturday’s event. However, Friday night will be $15 and Saturday $10 for general admission, $5 for 12 years and under, military, and seniors 65 and older. Parking is free.
The Saturday, September 16 family-friendly line-up will feature cultural performances from nearly every region of the globe. Acts hit the stage shortly after the national anthem at 11 a.m. and include Miss Houston Carribean Festival along with performances from Panama, Mexico, India, Spain, and much more. Live music performances from Pearland’s Modulation Band, who sings everything from Stevie Wonder and Wilson Pickett to Chicago, Doobie Brothers and Bruno Mars... and everything in between! Sandy G. y Los Gavilanes, who performed Tejano Day at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo will help get your gritó on.