Houston celebrates Mexican Independence Day

August 27, 2018 by  

The 12th ‘Fiestas Patrias with Telemundo’ is taking place next month in Houston.

The festival is a celebration of Mexican National Independence Day and a commemoration of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s grito de Dolores. It was he who campaigned for independence from Spain.

There will be plenty of family-friendly activities to be enjoyed during the festival, and plenty of traditional Mexican food and drinks. There will be musical entertainment from the Blast Band Show and Grupo Traicon as well as traditional dance performances, native costumes and a celebration of various Mexican folk heroes.

In addition to enjoying the festival, visitors can take advantage of the regular Traders Village activities. They can visit the flea market which normally features over 1,500 vendors who sell all variety of items; new and used. They can also enjoy some of the many amusement rides such as the Flea Fall and the Star Dancer; a daily ride pass is $9.99. Children can also have plenty of fun in the Rumpus Room. Houston print shops are often asked to provide marketing materials like flyers to advertise events like this.

The Fiestas Patrias with Telemundo will be held at Traders Village on September 16 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There is free admission and parking is $4. For further information about this upcoming festival, call 281-890-5500.

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