Hispanic Heritage Month, observed from September 15 to October 15, is an annual celebration of the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic Americans. Fort Worth has a rich tapestry of Hispanic heritage, and the city comes alive with activities and events to commemorate this month. Here are five ways to discover and celebrate Hispanic culture during the month.
Attend a Cultural Event
Whether you prefer to celebrate with live music, good food or a step into tradition and history, these Hispanic Heritage Month events are fun and exciting ways to discover heritage and culture in Fort Worth.
The Grito Celebration at La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth, the Latin American shopping hub, will honor Mexican Independence Day with live music, ballet folklorico dance performances and ceremonies.
The annual Michelada Festival is a free Fort Worth event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in General Worth Square. Festival goers can enjoy local, authentic Mexican and Latin American food, culture, live music and free samples of michelada mix before casting their vote for the best Michelada.
With music, dancing and traditional cuisine, this family friendly event will help kick off the month. It will feature food and entertainment by Hispanic owned businesses and local musicians.
Top Golf Tournament – September 10
The Hispanic Women’s of Texas, Fort Worth chapter, will host its annual golf tournament at Top Golf. Tee it up for a day of camaraderie, friendly competition, a chance to win prizes and give back to the community. This cultural extravaganza is a fun and unexpected way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Savor Traditional Hispanic Flavors
We love our Mexican food in Fort Worth, and Hispanic Heritage Month will offer even more ways to immerse yourself in the tradition of Hispanic cuisine.
Head to the award-winning Don Artemio for Festival de Chile en Nogada. Learn about the history of the dish, which began in 1821, while you sample the delectable stuffed poblano peppers drenched in nogada sauce. They recommend you pair it with a glass of champagne along with a few of their signature dishes.
Celebrate the wildly popular cocktail in style at Casa Azul! The event will feature tequila tastings, margaritas, food from local Latin restaurants, dance demonstrations and live music.
Discover the Art of Traditional Charras and Escaramuzas
Explore the sport that arose from equestrian activities and livestock tradition in the haciendas of old Mexico. Experience Hispanic culture through equine, celebration and tradition. Mexico en la Sangre (Mexico in our blood) will combine charreria, caballos bailadores and live music for an unforgettable fiesta.
La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth a Hispanic-themed shopping mall that offers shops that range from apparel, salons, souvenirs and botanicals. It also serves as a cultural center, with artwork and murals featuring Hispanic artists and restaurants with traditional cuisine.
The Mariposa Market at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden on October 7 will feature a Latin-themed market with food trucks.
Discover New Perspectives through Art
From September 15 – October 15, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden will feature events featuring different aspects of Hispanic heritage. Events will include performances, exhibitions, dining, shopping opportunities, and free entry on the first day of the month-long celebration. Learn more.
Mexican American hosts Roberto Alcaraz and Leticia Vasquez travel to Latin America to understand the diverse cultures, customs and spiritualities of populations across different regions. Learn more.
Head to Collecion Mexicana September 9 through November 30 to see La Danza Del Jaguar, a Mexican art exhibition in paper mache by Miguel Martin.
Whether you're a resident or a visitor in Fort Worth, there are plenty of ways to engage with and appreciate Hispanic culture during Hispanic Heritage Month. From food and music to dance and art, Fort Worth offers a multitude of options to celebrate this month in a meaningful way.
Click HERE to learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month in Fort Worth and find other upcoming events and shows to celebrate.
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