Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Fairfax City is holding a new, community celebration to observe Hispanic Heritage Month. Set for Saturday, Sept. 23, from 3:30-8 p.m., it’ll be at Old Town Square, 10415 North St. The fun will include cultural performances, music, food and educational exhibits highlighting the contributions and experiences of the Hispanic, Latino and Latinx community.
The Old Town Square stage will host folkloric dance performances from various countries, as well as a salsa dance demonstration and class followed by a live band so attendees may try out their new dance moves. And Latin food vendors from the around the area will offer a variety of dishes.
Local nonprofits will also be onsite to share information about services and opportunities to work with the Latino community. With Latinos comprising about 20 percent of the City’s population, the goal of Fiesta Fairfax is to bring people together to celebrate the City’s diversity.
3:40 p.m. Mariachi Estrellas
4:25 p.m. Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble
5:00 p.m. Alma Boliviana Fraternity
5:25 p.m. Armonias Peruanas
5:45 p.m. La Decana
5:50 p.m. LUSA Dance Group
6:05 p.m. Azucar GMU
6:25 p.m. Dance Instruction w/ Laura Ortiz
6:55 p.m. Sol y Rumba Band.