Hispanic Festival About To Flower This Weekend
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – The annual Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival will be blossoming this year in front of Soldier’s Memorial at Market & 14th Street September 16, 17 and 18. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley will lead a Parade of Hispanic Nations to open the festivities.
The event will offer Hispanic Folkloric dancers and over 50 special interest booths. Five Latino bands will be part of the programs. Of course, the Festival will also have a large variety of food and beverages from Latin & South America.
The Festival will also include a Miss Hispanic Festival and the popular Low Rider Car Cruise on Sunday, September 12.
The purpose of the Hispanic Festival is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations. Proceeds from the Fair are used to fund scholarships given to students, as well as under-privileged children and their families.
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