Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
Former President Lyndon B. Johnson created National Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968. In 1988 then President, Ronald Reagan expanded it to National Hispanic Heritage month. It officially starts September 15th and goes until October 15th. The starting date has a strong significance as it is the Independence day for many Latin American countries.
This month is for exploring the enduring contributions that Latinos have made. About learning more about the heritage and honoring the culture of all Latin American countries.
Here are some events happening in the DFW area that celebrate different aspects of Hispanic life.
Latino Cultural Center (Deep Ellum)- Saturday, September 29th La Pulgita: Art Mercado 12pm-5pm- Free artisan craft market.
Food Truck Park (Denison)- Saturday, October 6th Coco Movie Night at 7pm
Hispanic Heritage Festival at Denton County Historical Park - Saturday October 6th 9am-1pm