Philadelphia’s Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)


Philadelphia’s Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) promises to deliver more fun and more culture than ever before, thanks to annual favorites and new cultural treasures.  Feria del Barrio is one of the largest celebrations of Latino art and culture in the city. The free music, dance and art extravaganza takes place on the sidewalks of the historic Centro de Oro neighborhood — the center of Latino culture in Philadelphia. September 7.    On September 16, it’s all Mexico, all day — food, music, dancing and crafts — during the annual Mexican Independence Day Festival at Penn’s Landing.  On September 30, more than 1,500 musicians, performers, local celebrities and youth groups take to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the Puerto Rican Day Parade, the city’s largest and oldest outdoor event celebrating Latino and Puerto Rican heritage. Attendees admire passing floats, enjoy festive dances and listen to upbeat music.


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