Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated nationally Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. The City of Rochester presented a kickoff event for Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 at La Marketa at the International Plaza.
Here’s a list of some other events taking place in Rochester for Hispanic Heritage Month:
Learn about Hispanic Culture from Grupo Cultural Latinos En Rochester
Saturday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m.
Children’s Center in the Central Library of Rochester, 115 South Ave., Rochester
Free hour-long program for children with music and dance
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at the International Plaza
Saturday, September 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Live music, art vendors, food and family-friendly activities
Hispanic Heritage Celebration Day
Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 4 p.m.
Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave.
Hispanic Heritage Block Party
Oct. 5, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Outside of City Hall, Church and Fitzhugh streets
Strong National Museum of Play Latinx Display
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15
Display provided by Grupo Cultural Latinos En Rochester
Free with museum admission
La Marketa at International Plaza
Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations will take place during Sunday Market Days:
• Sept. 18, 1 to 5 p.m.
Fiesta Mexicana! featuring Alma de Mexico, Frank Burgios, LaMarimba and Imperio Norteño
• Sept. 25, 1 to 5 p.m.
Global Beats featuring Womba African Drum & Dance, La Nueva Secuencia and Los Pleneros 585
• Oct. 2, 1 to 5 p.m.
Rochester Latino Theater Co. presents interactive bilingual storytelling of the Coqui Folktale of Puerto Rico, adapted from the Coqui Frog by Deloris Rodney’Rackson
Fenix Artistic Development Inc.
Trio Latino Acustico
• Oct. 9, 1 to 5 p.m.
DJ Johnny Mambo and Orquesta Antonetti
• Oct. 16, 1 to 5 p.m.
DJ Max, Don Chuchi and Banda Light