Hispanic Heritage MonthOpens in New Window is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th, and honors the culture and achievements of our nation's Hispanic community.
September 15th marks the independence day of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, while Mexico celebrates their independence day on September 16th, Chile on September 18th, and Belize on September 21st. Following are a few Hispanic Heritage Month events in the DC area:
Festival Fiesta DC - Celebrate DC's Hispanic community and enjoy educational, family friendly events on Sunday, September 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Learn more.Opens in New Window
American Film Institute Latin American Film Festival - Beginning September 12th and running through October 2nd, the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center will be showcasing the best filmmaking from Latin America, as well as Spain and Portugal. Learn more.Opens in New Window
Smithsonian Events - Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, the Smithsonian Institution will be hosting a variety of fun, family-focused events. Events include Cooking Up History: "The Mexican Food Revolution” on September 20th at the American History Museum, and Hispanic Innovators in Air and Space Family Day on September 21st at the Air and Space Museum. Learn more.Opens in New Window
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