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NWA and River Valley events for 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic community in the area is celebrating the month, which includes many Latin American countries' Independence Day, with events throughout the month.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed starting Sept. 15-Oct. 15, a month in which many Latin American countries celebrate independence. 

In 5COUNTRY, Hispanic communities are hosting events to celebrate their independence, culture, and history throughout the month.


Tour de Tacos: Sept. 9, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at JUNK Brands.

¡Andemos! Ride with Arkansas Latinas en Bici!: Sept 20 at 6 p.m. In front of NWACC's Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies

¡Baila con En Fuego! – Latin Dance Lesson: Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. and again at 12 p.m. at  NWACC Student Center.

LatinX Theatre Project: Oct. 5 at 12 p.m. at NWACC White Auditorium 


NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival: Sept. 24, 1-5 p.m. at the Northwest Arkansas Mall parking lot. 


2023 Salvadorean Festival: Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. at the Jones Center.

Book Discussion at Más Libritos Book Club: Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Siloam Springs

2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival: Sept. 16, 2-8 p.m. at Memorial Park.

Fort Smith

Hispanic Cultural Festival: Sept. 16, 6-11 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church parking lot.

Hispanic Heritage Art and Culture Exhibition: Sept. 9-Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fort Smith Museum of History.

Hispanic Heritage Month Festival: Sept. 17, 12-7 p.m. at the Fort Smith Convention Center.

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