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September 2018

September 1 - October 31
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Latino American Heritage Month Celebration

Latino Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Latino history, heritage, and tradition in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Latino contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include: community gatherings, educational programs, gallery exhibits, and several music, theater, and dance performances. Check website for events, times and locations throughout the Los Angeles area. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

September 15 - September 16
El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Fiestas Patrias – Mexican Independence Day

Fiesta Patrias at Olvera Street is the most popular LA celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day and the only festival celebrated at the historic original birthplace of LA. Sponsor: City of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Crozier Middle School, 120 W. Regent St.
Inglewood, CA 90301 United States
Free

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2018

Join the City of Inglewood in recognizing the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans and celebrate their rich heritage and culture. The festival includes live entertainment, carnival style and interactive games, arts and crafts, vendor and information booths, as well as a classic car show. Sponsor: City of Inglewood

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA ) Presents Cine Sin Fronteras @ Vincent Price Museum 9/15

Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles presents the first annual FREE mini film festival CINE SIN FRONTERAS Saturday, September 15 at the Vincent Price Art Museum Featuring contemporary, experimental films from the Morelia International Film Festival Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA) presents Cine Sin Fronteras at the Vincent Price Art Museum on Saturday, September 15. The inaugural edition of the mini film festival will include contemporary, experimental films from the Morelia International Film Festival and a special guest…

September 21 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 pm
Angelus Plaza, 4th Floor Auditorium, 255 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Latin American Heritage Celebration

This colorful spectacle showcases Mariachi bands, folk ensembles, and music from Mexico, Cuba, Central, and South America. Sponsor: Angelus Plaza

October 2018

October 1 - October 31
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Varies

Latino American Heritage Month Celebrations

Latino Heritage Month is a citywide commemoration of Latino history, heritage, and tradition in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Latino contributions in the areas of education, religion, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include: community gatherings, educational programs, gallery exhibits, and music, theater, and dance performances. Check the website for event locations and times. Sponsors: Los Angeles City Council, Office of the Mayor, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

October 25 - November 2
El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Day of the Dead – Novenario Procession

As part of the Day of the Dead celebration, this is a Pre-Colombian Novenario procession and includes blessings each night beginning at 7:00 p.m. Sponsors: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Olvera Street Merchants

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canoga Park Youth Arts Center, 7222 Remmet Ave
Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
Free

Día de los Muertos Family Festival

Sponsor: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

November 2018

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun Valley Youth Arts Center, 8642 Sunland Blvd.
Sun Valley, CA United States
Free

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Join Sun Valley Youth Arts Center for a fun filled evening of art workshops, student art exhibit, refreshments, and entertainment for the entire family. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an indigenous ritual of México celebrating life and the afterlife through art, music and family unity. The celebration concludes with an amazing ritual dance by Danza Temachtia Quetzacoatl. The public is welcome to participate in the community altar, bring a photocopy/image of a loved one who has…

November 3 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Cemetary, 1847 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA United States
Free

Woodlawn Cemetery Día de los Muertos

The community is invited to join in this traditional celebration of life and death featuring an opening procession, a workshop to create offerings for loved ones who have passed, a blessing with traditional music and dance, self-guided tours of the grave sites of local people of interest, and musicians performing throughout the cemetery honoring those who have passed. Sponsor: City of Santa Monica


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