Local Guide to Viva La Fiesta 2024

Local Guide to Viva La Fiesta 2024: Celebrate Culture, Music & Community!

Viva La Fiesta 2024

Get ready for four days of fun, music, and fiesta vibes! Viva La Fiesta Odessa returns to the Ector County Coliseum from Thursday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 5th, 2024, bigger and better than ever before. This year, the festivities kick off a day early, offering an extended opportunity to celebrate Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Here's your ultimate guide to navigating Viva La Fiesta 2024:

What to Expect:

  • Live Concerts: Each day features a lineup of phenomenal music acts. From Grupo El Duelo and Los Huracanes del Norte to La Original Sonora Dinamita and Pecos and the Rooftop, there's something for everyone.
  • 100+ Vendors: Shop for unique souvenirs, apparel, and crafts from a vast selection of vendors.
  • Foodie Paradise: Indulge in delicious food from a variety of food trucks, satisfying every craving.
  • Family Fun: Activities for all ages abound! Take the kids to the petting zoo, watch the thrilling pig & duck races, or enjoy carnival rides.
  • Sea Lion Show (Friday-Sunday): Witness the incredible Splash, the sea lion, perform amazing tricks and entertain the crowds.
  • Viva La Charreada (Saturday & Sunday): Immerse yourself in the rich tradition of the Mexican rodeo with displays of horsemanship and charro culture.

Special Events:

  • Viva La Fiesta Futsal Tournament (May 2-5): We are thrilled to announce the inaugural Viva la Fiesta Odessa's Futsal Tournament at our upcoming festival. Over three days, participants and spectators will witness a display of skill, teamwork, and passion for the beautiful game. Futsal is a fast-paced indoor variant of soccer played on a smaller field with five players per team, renowned for its emphasis on skill, quick thinking, and close ball control. Join us as we celebrate athleticism, camaraderie, and the vibrant culture of Viva la Fiesta Odessa like never before.
  • Little Miss Fiesta West Texas Performance & Pageant (May 2 & 4): Little Miss Fiesta West Texas is a platform to showcase the promising young talents from the Permian Basin in the world of pageantry. Participants will compete in Formal Wear, Onstage Introduction, and an Interview Question based on their provided bio. The contestants will perform on Thursday, May 2nd, during Viva Fiesta Country Day, with the Pageant scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024.


  • Thursday, May 2: Pecos and the Rooftop
  • Friday, May 3: Grupo el Duelo, Grupo Siggno, and Grupo Secretto
  • Saturday, May 4: Los Huracanes de Norte, La Reunion Norteña, and La Original Sonora Dinamita
  • Sunday, May 5: La Fiera de Ojinaga, Impostores De Nuevo Leon, and La Alianza Nortena

Planning Your Visit:

  • Tickets: Day tickets starting at $18 include entry and that night's concert. Three-day passes are also available for ultimate convenience. Purchase tickets online at VivaFiestaOdessa.com or at the Ector County Coliseum Box Office.
  • Gate Times:
    • Thursday, May 2, 2024: 6 PM - 11 PM
    • Friday, May 3, 2024: 5 PM - 12 AM
    • Saturday, May 4, 2024: 1 PM - 12 AM
    • Sunday, May 5, 2024: 1 PM - 11 PM
  • Saturday Parking & Shuttle:  Extra parking will be available at the Odessa Recycling Center/Time Machine on 42nd and N. Golder. Shuttles will run from that parking lot to the Coliseum from the hours of 5 PM - 10 PM on Saturday, May 4, 2024.
  • VIP Tables: Treat yourself to a VIP experience with a table, catered meal, and VIP cash bar access. Call 432-557-5598 for inquiries.
  • Special Hotel Offer: MCM Eleganté Odessa is the official hotel partner, offering special rates for Viva La Fiesta attendees. Book your stay here or call (432) 368-5885 and mention "FIESTA."