FIESTA IN FLORISSANT

June 27, 2020

FIESTA IN FLORISSANT

June 27 and June 28, 2020

 

Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St.  The event will take place on Saturday, June 27 from 10:00am to 10:00pm and on Sunday, June 28 from 11:00am to 9:00pm.  The colorful and festive Welcoming Ceremony will begin on Saturday, June 27 at 5pm with remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor Tim Lowery.

 

The two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries including Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.  This year expect salsa, bachata, cumbia, flamenco, South American and Mexican music to entertain the crowd.

 

There will also be a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America available for purchase such as tamales, tacos and empanadas from Colombia, Argentina and Mexico.  Other attractions include folk arts and crafts, Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas, Pony Rides, Inflatable Rides, face painting and Hispanic hands-on crafts.  Information booths from several cultural organizations will acquaint the public with their programs and services. 

 

One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations particularly because of the rise of the Hispanic population in North County.  The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students and underprivileged children.

 

We invite the entire St. Louis community, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic, to come and share in this festive weekend celebration of fun and fiesta for the whole family.  Admission and parking is free. 

 

For more information call 314-837-6100 or visit www.hispanicfestivalstl.com.

 

GREATER ST. LOUIS HISPANIC FESTIVAL

GREATER ST. LOUIS HISPANIC FESTIVAL

September 25, 26, 27 2020

 

Hispanic Festival, Inc. will be turning up the heat at the Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival at Soulard Park near 7th Street and Lafayette next to the Soulard Market on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – September 25, 26, 27, 2020.  Hours are Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26 from 10am to 10pm and Sunday, September 27 from 11am to 8pm. 

 

The annual event will feature Hispanic Folkloric dancers, over 70 booths and the Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas and traditional Hispanic games and crafts such as molas and Mexican paper flowers.  Take in the sizzling sounds of Hispanic music with live Latino bands playing a variety of music on the premier concert stage including salsa, merengue, latin rock, percussion, cumbia and bachata. 

 

Our Cultural Village will be host to a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America including Mexico, Venezuela, Honduras, Argentina, Belize, Peru, Puerto Rico and more. 

 

Other attractions include folk arts & crafts, information booths from several cultural organizations, inflatable rides, petting zoo and a mechanical bull.

 

One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations.  The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students as well as local under-privileged children.

 

We invite the entire St. Louis community, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic, to come and share in this festive weekend celebration of fun and fiesta for the whole family.  Area parking is available or fair-goers may ride the Metro to the Busch Stadium stop.  Admission is free.

 

The purpose of Hispanic Festival, Inc., a non-profit organization, is to unite and bring cultural harmony to the St. Louis area throughout all walks of life.  For more information contact Hispanic Festival, Inc.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS / DAY OF THE DEAD

November 07, 2020

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS / DAY OF THE DEAD

 

ST. LOUIS, MO – The public is invited to the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell in Forest Park, on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 for a celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in collaboration with the Missouri History Museum.

 

Dia de los Muertos is an annual holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other Hispanic cultures.  The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember those who have died.  Traditions with Dia de los Muertos include altars honoring the deceased with sugar skulls, marigolds, and favorite foods of the departed in a festival setting.

 

The family event will showcase 15 beautiful decorated altars from various Hispanic countries, local artists and community members.

 

Expect a children’s area with free face painting and Hispanic crafts.

 

Day of the Dead Art Exhibit will be present on the first floor. 

 

Outside, enjoy authentic food booths and live entertainment.

 

On both days, attendees can enjoy a variety of folkloric performances from Latin and South American countries

 

Dia de Los Muertos at the Missouri History Museum will be enjoyed by the living and honor those who have passed.  The event is a high-spirited affair that celebrates local art, music and dance.  Mark your calendar for this opportunity to learn about this important Hispanic Culture. 

 

Admission to Dia de Los Muertos is free.

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