NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol returns to San Antonio this Labor Day weekend with more talent, performers and celebrity meet & greets than ever before! Over 30 celebrities and influencers will descend upon San Antonio, TX, this Labor Day weekend for a free, family-fun experience August 30 & 31 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
The expanded daytime events will feature twice as many celebrities, double the amount of meet & greets and nearly double the number of performers as compared to last year's Festival. Over two full days, Festival PEOPLE en Espanol will offer engaging on-site activities for families, youth empowerment programs, free giveaways, and exclusive access to the latest debuts of top television shows, telenovelas and movies.
The 2014 Festival PEOPLE en Espanol FREE daytime empowerment experience line-up at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is as follows:
- Saturday, August 30: Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, Isabel Sanchez, Bishop TD Jakes, Dr. Juan Rivera, Mane de la Parra, Priscila Angel, Gabriel Coronel, Genesis Rodriguez, Miguel Arteta, Cristela Alonzo, Maite Perroni and Chris Perez.
For the full hour-by-hour Saturday program and celebrity meet & greet schedule visit: http://www.peopleenespanol.com/sites/default/files/festival/festival2014/Schedule_SatEng.pdf
- Sunday, August 31: DJ Ernie D, Zendaya, Becky G, Matt Hunter, Miguelito, Leslie Grace, Rosie Castro, Eyra Perez, Las Fenix, Blue Demon, Saul Canelo Alvarez, Maria Marin, Ana Maria Polo, Don Francisco, Priscila Angel, Myrka Dellanos, Eduardo Verastegui, Edith Gonzalez and Jaci Velazquez.
For the full hour-by-hour Sunday program and celebrity meet & greet schedule visit: http://www.peopleenespanol.com/sites/default/files/festival/festival2014/Schedule_SunEng.pdf
In addition to the daytime activities, San Antonio's Lila Cockrell Theater will be transformed on Saturday night, Aug. 30, for the Chicas Poderosas concert powered by Disney, headlined by two of today's hottest young performers, Zendaya and Becky G. Concert tickets start at $25, available via Ticketmaster.
The 2014 Festival PEOPLE en Espanol is powered by Disney. Additional sponsors include major sponsors Coca-Cola and Jeep; official sponsors COVERGIRL, HEB, and Strayer University; host sponsors the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau; screening partners ABC, Azteca, HBO Latino and Walt Disney Film Studios; partners AARP, St. Jude and Center for Disease Control; media partners CNN, MusicChoice and Telemundo.
About Festival PEOPLE en Espanol:
PEOPLE en Espanol's annual Festival aims to entertain, inspire and unite Hispanic families around an unparalleled celebration of culture. Festival PEOPLE en Espanol has become one of the year's most-anticipated celebrations of Hispanic culture featuring today's hottest celebrities, expert panels and family-fun activities over Labor Day weekend.
About PEOPLE en Espanol:
PEOPLE en Espanol was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE en Espanol reaches an audience of 6.9 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Espanol delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the U.S. The brand's social media footprint includes over a 1,000,000 followers on Twitter and over 2.9 million fans on Facebook. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PEOPLEEnEspanol.com.
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