Spokane celebrates Hispanic heritage with Fiesta Spokane

Celebrations kick off Sept. 2

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 9:50 a.m.

Join us as the City of Spokane observes Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the contributions, history, culture, and experiences of Hispanic and Latino-Americans in Spokane. Fiesta Spokane is the first in a series of multicultural celebrations presented by the City of Spokane.

Official City events will kick off with a reception at City Hall on Sept. 2 and continue throughout the month with a variety of fun, educational events and festivities. These include the Encanto Gala, a black-tie fundraiser for scholarships, a community festival in Riverfront Park, and a film series highlighting a variety of themes and topics germane to the Hispano-Latino experience in America.

Signature Fiesta Spokane Events:

  • Kick-Off event and Mayor’s proclamation,┬áSept. 2, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., City Hall (Chase Gallery)
  • Film Series – 1-2 showings weekly (Times & locations vary), Sept. 4-Sept. 30
  • Encanto Gala Dinner & Auction – A novel performance blending Opera and Mariachi, Sept. 13, 5:30-9 p.m., Spokane Convention Center
  • Fiesta Spokane Festival – Music, dancing, food, and more,┬áSept. 20, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Riverfront Park (Gondola Meadow)

Visit FiestaSpokane.org for a complete calendar of Fiesta Spokane events and information on how to get involved.