Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans by celebrating the rich history, vibrant culture and leaders that have paved the way in the U.S. There are a variety of ways to share in the celebration. Below is a list of events in the Dallas area that you and your family can attend to learn more and celebrate this Hispanic Heritage Month.

September 15– Mexican Independence Day Celebration at City Hall 5-8:30 PM. This event is free and welcomes all families. Celebrating the 207th anniversary of Mexico Independence Day with mariachis, folkloric dancers, music groups and on site vendors.

September 15– Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Latino Cultural Center 5-11:00 PM. A traditional celebration of Mexican Independence Day with exhibitors, arts and craft demos, and much more. Fun filled family event free of charge.

September 16– Hispanic Heritage Salute at Grand Prairie Farmers Market 8-1:00 PM. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with music from Mariachi Sol Azteca and performances from Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy.  Free event for the whole family.

September 16– Tejano Heritage Festival at the Texas Musicians Museum 10-5 PM. The 2nd Tejano heritage festival presents a weekend celebration featuring Tejano, Mariachi and Mexican music. With activities for kids including puppet show, booths, prizes and clowns. Free event.

Celebrating and learning about our history can be done right at home and at school. Check us out on social media where we will be sharing Hispanic Heritage Month classroom lessons and events in our schools.

For more information on these events visit:

https://www.guidelive.com/things-to-do/hispanic-heritage-month

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tejano-heritage-festival-free-fiesta-16-at-the-tmm-tickets-36672162425?aff=es2

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