Arts For The Schools will host the 2nd annual Mexican Heritage Festival in honor of Día de La Independencia on September 16-17, 2022 in Truckee Regional Park, with key sponsorship from Truckee Donner Parks & Recreation District.
In our second year, Arts For The Schools is expanding the festival to two days, with the kick-off activities that you won’t want to miss! The kickoff event on Friday September 16th will include a brand-new pageant de Las Reinas (Queens), performances by Mexican Vaqueros (Trick Cowboys) and live music! Grab a bite for dinner or a drink. Activities on Saturday the 17th from 12pm-8pm will be bigger and better this year, with live performances; arts n crafts; food, drink and treats, and tons of traditional games including, Loteria, Futbol and Volleyball and many more from your childhood! Live performances including Mariachi, Ranchera, Mexican poets and story-telling and special guest performers!
In addition to honoring Mexican cultural and heritage, the festival will support and celebrate Mexican artists, promote and support local, Hispanic-owned businesses, and be a great way to meet your neighbors!
One of Arts For The Schools founding tenants is to promote cultural understanding and learning. We have a deep commitment to equality and cultural learning. Arts For The Schools has for the last 38 years worked to promote cultural diversity and learning through our programing for schools and the public. We are excited the event this year will also fall during the national Hispanic Heritage month (September 15 to October 15).
Join us and become a sponsor or vendor today! Download the forms.
We are currently looking for festival sponsors and vendors. Don't miss you chance to support this amazing community event and to gain exposure for your business. Download the sponsor or vendor form to learn more about the benefits today!
*Vendors must be Mexican or Hispanic-owned businesses or entities. If you have questions about if your business qualifies, please contact us :)
Thank you to our festival sponsors! Join them :)
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