WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday. The celebrations will take place from September 15 to October 15 as a nod to the anniversaries of national independence for a number of Latin American countries. Churches are given the opportunity to recognize and celebrate community members and their ancestors who are from Latin American countries.
If you live in Kansas there are several upcoming events not to be missed.
- The SW Bricktown neighborhood in Hutchinson is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with their first SW Bricktown Fiesta on Saturday, September 25th from 6pm to 11pm in SW Bricktown Park at 301 W. First Ave.
- Exploration Place is hosting the Fiesta Hispana on Sunday, September 19th from 10am to 5pm. The event features mariachi music, Mexican food, dancers, and a vaccination clinic.
- The Latinfest ICT in the old town takes place on September 18 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in 301 N. Mead and includes Latino food stalls, live bands, exhibitions and presentations.
- The state of Wichita honors Hispanic heritage with events throughout the month, including panel discussions, a Netflix watch party, and a voter registration workshop. More details can be found here.
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