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The City of Mission will host the 79TH ANNUAL TEXAS CITRUS FIESTA PARADE on Saturday, January 30th!

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Join us throughout the day as we celebrate this festival steeped in the Valley’s rich culture and tradition!

Mission Parks and Recreation will kick off Saturday’s festivities with the Texas Citrus Fiesta Superhero 5K Run/Walk at 8 AM at the Mission Hike and Bike Trail (580-8760 for more info).

Enjoy the Fiesta Fun Fair taking place from 10AM – 10PM at our Leo Peña Placita Park where visitors can delight in rides, food and entertainment – including the famous Vaquero Cook-Off – happening all day!

The highlight of our fiesta, the PARADE OF ORANGES, starts at 3PM along Conway Avenue – from FM 495, South to 4th Street. Participants incorporate sliced citrus and locally grown produce to decorate each float!

The “Home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit” invites you to take part in this celebration of pride for our Great Community!