The Las Vegas International Mariachi Festival was established on September 14, 1991. The event has become a yearly tradition and the longest running annual Hispanic Entertainment event in the City of Las Vegas. For several years the production has been seen nationally by millions of viewers through television specials on the Telemundo and PBS networks. The greatest mariachis in the world have performed at the event since 1991. Headliners have included Pedro Fernandez, Ana Gabriel, Pepe Aguilar, Vikki Carr, Lucero, Jose Feliciano, Don Miguel Aceves Mejia and many, more. The event has played to sold out audiences in prestigious venues such as the Mandalay Bay Events Center, The Theatre for the Performing Arts of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Paris Theatre, the Las Vegas Hilton and many others. The event has garnered international acclaim and it is recognized as the most prestigious annual production in its genre.