Fiestas Patrias Celebration
Date: September 17th, 3:30 pm
Venue: Roma Club
SEPTEMBER 17 – 16th Annual Fiestas Patrias Celebration will take place from 3:30pm-6:30pm at the Roma Club, 19 Seacliff Dr. E., Leamington.
This free, family friendly event celebrates the independence of Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, the home countries of some of the agricultural migrant workers in Kingsville, Leamington and the surrounding communities.
This cultural event will include the game of Lotteria (Spanish version of bingo) • creative balloon sculptures by Jangles the Clown • music by singer Monica Mácias; “Herencia Musical” a vocal group from Mexico; and a folkloric dance group “Viva México”.
An official ceremony, which will include dignitaries and special guests, will follow the entertainment portion of the celebration, and close with the “El Grito” Ceremony, conducted by Consul Alberto Bernal, Consulate of Mexico in Leamington.