Celebrate Hispanic culture + heritage with 30 Days of Fiesta, now-Oct. 15. Buy your Fiesta Box NOW!

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How fun is this box?! Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

There’s no time to siesta—only time to fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage during Fiesta BHAM’s 18th annual event 30 Days of Fiesta presented by Coca Cola Bottling United Birmingham, happening now through October 15. Read on for all the must-know details including how to purchase your very own Fiesta in a Box.

All about Fiesta

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Show your pride! Photo taken before COVID-19. Photo via Fiesta Bham

Fiesta BHAM is nonprofit organization and annual festival in Birmingham that seeks to educate the public about the many different Hispanic countries and cultures represented in Alabama through art, music, dance and food. 

Part of Fiesta BHAM’s goal is to also provide Hispanic students in Alabama with scholarships to help them further their education.

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Discover the many Hispanic countries and cultures during 30 Days of Fiesta. Photo via Fiesta Bham

In light of COVID-19, Fiesta BHAM donned their creative sombreros and came up with an all-new way to enjoy this year’s event. Instead of the usual one-day event, you can take part in the festivities virtually for an entire month during 30 Days of Fiesta.

“Although a live gathering is not possible, this does not mean we have to stop being human, or Latin. In fact, in these difficult times, we have to be more united than ever. We have to celebrate, because it is something that unites us as a community.”

Zuniga-Odom, President, Fiesta BHAM Teresa Zuniga-Odom said.

Take part in live entertainment + educational activities and events

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Littles during a previous Fiesta festival in Birmingham. Photo via Fiesta Bham

Now through October 15, Fiesta BHAM will provide daily educational and entertainment opportunities that are both meaningful and impactful. Here are some of the virtual activities you can take part in:

  • Live cooking + mixology demos
  • Seminars on health + financial wellness
  • A Latin film series
  • Family arts + craft projects featuring hispanic artists
  • And more!

To participate in 30 Days of Fiesta, visit Fiesta BHAM on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for live virtual events and more. 

Fiesta at Home with the Fiesta Box

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Purchase your Fiesta Box NOW and support Fiesta BHAM. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Online events are just part of the excitement offered during 30 Days of Fiesta. Introducing Fiesta in a Box. This celebration package, created by local Latin artist Cristina Almanza, was designed special for this year’s event with the goal to allow families the chance to fiesta at home.

Inside each 10×14 box, you’ll find a variety of festive goodies along with important information and resources so you can learn all about Hispanic heritage. 

The Fiesta Box was designed using inspirational patterns from a variety of textiles and embroidery from the different countries that represent Hispanic/Latinos. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Not only does your purchase of the Fiesta Box provide you with great resources and more, but it’s also a wonderful way to show your support for Fiesta BHAM. All proceeds from box sales directly benefit the Fiesta Scholarship Fund, which helps Hispanic and Latino students in Alabama succeed through higher education. 

Representing Fiesta’s 18th year, each Fiesta Box is sold for $18. Purchase yours now!

Be sure to order multiple boxes for all your family members, friends and coworkers so they can also fiesta at home, too!

Take Part in the Festivities

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Show culture through art. Photo taken before COVID-19. Photo via Fiesta BHAM

Now that you’ve discovered all of the exciting activities and special events 30 Days of Fiesta has to offer, it’s time to purchase your Fiesta in a Box and hit the Internet. Follow Fiesta BHAM on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to take part in all the festivities. 

Fiesta Bham is also sponsored by: Coca Cola Bottling United Birmingham,  Alabama Power Company, The City of Birmingham, La Jefa FM & El Jefe AM, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Regions Bank, Wells Fargo, The Jefferson County Department of Health, Mi Pueblo Supermarket, Children’s of Alabama, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, Alabama Humanities Foundation, Latino News, Rubio Law Firm, US Army, BancorpSouth, and Bham Now. 

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