Selena Quintanilla Perez, 
"Queen of Tejano Music"

 Selena Quintanilla Perez, the "Queen of Tejano Music" died at the height of her career, at the age of 23. During a confrontation about finances,
her fan club president Yolanda Saldivar shot and killed the music sensation. Selena is buried in Corpus Christi, Texas. Pay tribute to her at both her memorials and her grave.

Plan a trip to Corpus Christi, Texas. Find Selena's grave at Seaside Memorial Park located at 5347 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78841.

Be respectful at Selena's grave. Try not to draw attention to yourself. The cemetery reserves the right to refuse cemetery entrance to anyone who does not own a plot.

Follow cemetery flower regulations. Bring flowers to Selena's grave but bear in mind that they need to fit in the approved cemetery flower receptacles. The cemetery removes flowers and plants if they do not meet regulations. Do not bring toys, frames, signs, vases, pictures or glass objects to place on her grave. The cemetery removes these items as well.

Pay tribute to Selena at other sites. After you visit Selena's grave, visit the Mirador De La Flor memorial constructed in her honor. Located a few miles north
of the cemetery, the beautiful  memorial contains a life-size statue of the Selena.

Visit the Selena Museum while you're in Corpus Christi. Owned and operated by her family, the Selena Museum is located at 5410 Leopard Street. See incredible memorabilia such as many of Selena's famous stage outfits and her red Porsche.


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