James’ Arts & Culture Revival – Celebrate with Hispanic Heritage Month

first_img Feria Del Barrio Sunday, September 18 Taller Puertorriqueño 5th Street between Lehigh & Cambria Avenue Join Taller Puertorriqueño as they present Feria Del Barrio, a community festival complete with Latin cuisine, artists, singers, dancers and much more! Families and friends can stroll along the the golden sidewalks of El Centro de Oro, the heart of Philly’s Latino community and enjoy this fantastic day-long celebration full of the colors of Philly and Latin America. Creatures of Culture: Central and South America Saturday, September 17 & 18 The Philadelphia Zoo 3400 West Girard Avenue On September 17 and 18, The Philadelphia Zoo’s Creatures of Culture series highlights the beauty of Central and South America’s endangered species and focuses on things we can do to help. Visitors also get a chance to taste the delectable cuisine of Latin-America and experience the talents of local performance groups. 49th Annual Regional Puerto Rican Day Parade Sunday, September 25 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Back for it’s 49th year, The Puerto Rican Day Parade is a staple of the Philadelphia cultural landscape. The largest and oldest celebration in Philadelphia celebrating Latin heritage, this vibrant and music-filled parade begins at noon at 16th and JFK Boulevard and marches along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, ending with a party at Eakins Oval by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Center City District Restaurant Week September 12 – 16 & 18 – 23 Foodies can get in on the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration too! Taste mouthwatering and delectable dishes during Center City District Restaurant Week, when more than 100 restaurants offer three-course lunches for $20 and three-course dinners for $35. Experience Latin flavors with the Restaurant Week menus at plenty of local favorites, like Alma de Cuba, Amada, Chifa, Cuba Libre Restaurant, El Vez, Lolita, Tinto and more! Nightlife – Salsa Dancing Celebrate Philly’s Latin flavor with Hispanic Heritage Month! Starting September 15, the city kickoffs a month-long celebration of Latin heritage with an abundance of art, music, festivals and of course some delicious Latin cuisine. There will be tons of events happening all across town, like Taller Puertorriqueño’s exhibit Este Lado del Paraíso, The Phillies’ Latino Family Celebration at Citizens Bank Park, and the 49th Annual Regional Puerto Rican Day Parade – just to name a few! Even the city’s With Love, Philadelphia XOXO®is joining the fun! Each week during Hispanic Heritage Month, Philadelphia’s official Facebook and Twitter pages will feature Con Cariño, Philadelphia XOXO® love letters, highlighting Philly’s rich Latino culture and neighborhoods! This city-wide festival runs through October 15, so be sure to get out there and experience Philly’s Latino flavor, culture and style! Here are a few of my top picks to get you started!James’ Hispanic Heritage Month Top Picks:last_img

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