The City of Pasadena’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCS) and the Latino Heritage Parade and Festival Committee are once again hosting this year’s Fiesta Patrias, a celebration commemorating the independence of 18 Latin American countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Fiestas Patrias will be held on Friday, Sept. 16, 5 to 9 p.m., at Villa Parke, located at 363 E. Villa Street in Pasadena.
The event is part of Pasadena’s 24th annual Latino Heritage Month Celebrations, which feature free family-friendly outdoor events.
Friday’s Fiestas Patrias will include a Parade of Flags representing the 18 Latin American countries, crowning of the Fiestas Patrias Queen and Court, and children’s activities. Food will be available for purchase.
For more information, call (626) 744-6530 or visit http://www.cityofpasadena.net/