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March 25, 2017
The Texas Onion Fest celebrates the development of the world famous Texas 1015 Onion which was developed in Weslaco. The name of the 1015 onion came from the suggested planting date, October 15. Texas Onion Fest is sponsored by the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce. The festivities include live entertainment on two stages, the exciting Onion Eating Contest, delicious food, commercial booths, kiddie rides and games at the Kids Zone, two performances by the Dancing Horses at the Charro Arena, Arts & Crafts, Car Show, cooking demonstrations at the Culinary Center, and so much more!