Check out the Hispanic Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 29 at Linn Park, plus access to even more festivals in October

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Birmingham, Hispanic Cultural Festival, festivals
Celebrating culture at the Hispanic Cultural Festival in Birmingham. Photo via Fiesta

Get ready for food, art, dance and more at the 16th annual Hispanic Cultural Festival, happening Sat., Sept. 29 at Linn Park from 12pm-8pm.

Hosted by Fiesta, the festival is Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic Culture. This year, over 15,000 are expected to attend!

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Over 20 Latin American countries are represented at the Hispanic Cultural Festival. Photo via Fiesta

During the festival, you’ll have the opportunity to journey through more than 20 represented countries and experience the best of Hispanic art, music, food and dance. Sounds totally amazing, doesn’t it? You bet!

The Proceeds

The festival is for a really great cause, too. Proceeds from the event help provide scholarships to Hispanic students seeking to further their education in Alabama. Since 2003, Fiesta has awarded over $70,000 in scholarships!

The Food

A cultural festival wouldn’t be much without amazing food. At the Hispanic Cultural Festival, there will be plenty to indulge on—believe me!

There will be a variety of local, authentic food from a number of participating vendors, which means you’ll have the chance to discover some of the best Latin American food Birmingham has to offer. Yum-O!

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Delicious food being cooked up at the Hispanic Cultural Festival. Photo via Fiesta
Birmingham, Hispanic Cultural Festival, festivals
Delicious food grilling up at the Hispanic Cultural Festival. Photo via Fiesta

The Music

While you feast on tasty food, there will be great music to set the mood. Check out two live music stages featuring a line up of chart-topping and local Latino artists, such as:

  • Leslie Grace
  • Frankie J.
  • Los Luzeros de Rioverde
  • La Tropa Kumbiambera
  • Mariachi Premier de America
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Musical entertainment at the Hispanic Cultural Festival in Birmingham. Photo via Fiesta

Along with food and music, you will also have access to:

  • A cultural village
  • A community village
  • A health and wellness village
  • Children’s activities
  • Art
  • Dance

This year, there will also be a financial wellness tent, which will provide information about:

  • Financial literacy
  • Becoming a homeowner
  • Credit counseling and repair

Be sure to stop by!

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The Hispanic Cultural Festival in Birmingham is a family-friendly event. Photo via Fiesta

Tickets

Want to experience all the Hispanic Cultural Festival has to offer? Tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of for $10. Kids under 12 even get in free with a ticketed adult.

Don’t miss the Hispanic Cultural Festival happening from 12pm-8pm at Linn Park on September 29.

Want to attend even more festivals in Birmingham? Check out our guide to October Festivals and start making plans!