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Royal Coronation

The Texas Citrus Fiesta Royal Coronation of King Citrus and Queen Citrianna will be held at 7 p.m. at the Neuhaus Gym on the campus of Mission High School, located at 1802 W. Cleo Dawson Drive. Tickets for general seating are $5 and $10 for reserved seating.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Fiesta Fun Run/Walk

The annual 5K Texas Citrus Fiesta Fun Run/ Walk will begin at 8 a.m. at the Mission Hike and Bike Trail located at 1414 S. Conway. Register online at endurancesplits@webconnex.com/texascitrusfiesta5krun/walk. Or go to Mission Parks and Recreation at 721 N. Bryan Road. Call (956) 580-8760 for information. Registration is $20 for adults or $15 for students. T-shirts and participation medals will be given to the first 200 participants.

Texas Citrus Fiesta Fun Fair

Due to the reconstruction of Leo Pena “La Placita” Park, the Texas Citrus Fiesta Fun Fair will be held at the Mission Market Square, next to the Mission Chamber of Commerce at 202 West Tom Landry Drive. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with entertainment, food and arts and crafts. Admission is free.

Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade of Oranges

The annual Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade of Oranges, which attracts thousands of people annually, will take place going north to south on Conway Avenue beginning at FM 495 and ending at 1st Street in downtown Mission. The parade begins at 3 p.m. but spectators line the parade route several hours earlier to secure the best viewing locations. Concessions and sale of Texas Citrus Fiesta barbecue sandwiches will begin at 12 p.m. along the parade route for the convenience of those who wish to go early and stake out a good viewing spot.

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