Hosted by the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB), a special Hispanic Heritage Celebration will take place at the River Market Pavilions on Saturday, Oct. 7. You can join Yarely “La Chaapix” and “The” Jamie, manager of Hispanic community center Plaza Frida, for a day of family-friendly festivities in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month!

 

Attendees can immerse themselves in Little Rock’s Hispanic culture with a full schedule of live acts, dancing, food, games and local vendors on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the outdoor River Market Pavilions, located at 400 President Clinton Ave.

 

You can expect cultural performances from local song and dance troupes, Ballet Perlas de Mexico and Galito, choreographed numbers from the rope-swinging dancers at Charros; and musical entertainment from the eight-piece Mariachi band, Mariachi America and a festive playlist from DJ Oscar. Guests will also have the opportunity to partake in group salsa dance lessons led by instructors Glory and Ogden from Little Rock’s premier downtown dance hall, Club 27.

 

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration will host more than 20 vendors selling handcrafted cultural items such as leather goods, clothing and accessories. Guests can sample authentic Hispanic cuisine from a variety of local food trucks or graze at a nacho bar provided by local Mexican restaurant, Casa Manana. The event will offer a range of activities, including a mechanical bull and a 360 degree photo booth.

 

This event is one of the many LRCVB-sponsored events being hosted across the city in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Admission will be free for all ages.

 

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