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All About Fiesta Friday

Fiesta Friday at Van Raub Elementary is quickly becoming an annual tradition.  Each year gets bigger and better!  This event is open to Van Raub Students and their families, as well as community members.  Children must be accompanied by adults; and tickets or wristbands are required for all rides and games.  

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All About Fiesta

Come out and celebrate Fiesta with us.  Read below to be in the know. 

Tickets & More

All rides and games require a wristband or ticket.  Purchase wristbands or tickets during our pre-sale event for a discount.  Pre-sale ends March 24.  All pre-sale purchases will be delivered to your designated student prior to event day.  A wristband gets you access to all rides and games.  Wristbands are non transferrable.  If using tickets, rides and game ticket price vary from 1 to 5 tickets.  Tickets can also be used at the PTO food booth and the 5th Grade drink booths. 

Purchase Raffle Tickets for a chance to win a $500 Southwest Airlines Gift Card.  There will be a max of 400 Raffle tickets sold. 

Pre-sale prices                                                 

Wristband (non transferrable) - $20           

Pack of 10 tickets - $5

Raffle Tickets - $5

Pack of 5 Raffle Tickets - $20

Fiesta Medal - $5    


Prices at Fiesta ticket booth on day of event

Wristband (non transferrable) - $25

Pack of 10 tickets - $7

Raffle Ticket - $5

Pack of 5 Raffle Tickets - $20

Fiesta Medal - $5

Ticket price examples

Rides - ~5 tickets

Bounce house and inflatables, rock walls - ~4 tickets

Large games - 3 tickets

Small games - 2 tickets

Food & drink prices examples

5th grade drink booth - 1 - 3 tickets

PTO Taco sales - 5 tickets

Note: Food trucks accept cash or credit card payments, but do not accept tickets.  

Where to Park

Van Raub's front parking lot will be open for parking.  Additional parking is available at Messiah Lutheran Church and Spring Creek United Methodist Church.  BISD busses will provide a continuous loop of transportation from the church parking lots to Van Raub, and back again from 5:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.  Please do not park along Dietz Elkhorn Road or in the front drop off lane of the school.  

What to Eat

Food trucks will be available for along the bus loop for a variety of food options.  Food trucks on site include BDaddy's BBQ, Slider Provider, Sweet E's Treats, Cruisin Sushi and Kona Ice.  Food Trucks have their own payment options, including credit card.  In addition, PTO will be selling Bean and Cheese Tacos inside the Fiesta gates.  Tickets required for purchase.  Drinks are available for purchase at the two 5th Grade drink booths.  Proceeds from drink sales benefit the 5th Grade Graduation celebrations.  

Auction - Bid to win!

The Fiesta Auction is one of Van Raub Elementary PTO's biggest fundraisers, directly benefiting the students and school through support of Field Trips, Educational Grants, Staff Appreciation, Assemblies, Events and More.   The auction will go live on March 24th.  Be sure to check out the auction to view and bid on a variety of items; including classroom baskets, experiences and more!


Fiesta Friday would not be possible without parent volunteers.  We need volunteers to help with set up, during the event and clean up.  Please pick a 30 min volunteer slot and help make this event happen.  Sign up HERE. 

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