Updated at 4:40 p.m. on 9/21/2023 — Fairfax Fiesta has been canceled due to expected inclement weather, organizer Celebrate Fairfax announced today. Digital resources, including a passport to explore different cultures, are being planned instead.
Earlier: A new festival this month celebrates Hispanic culture in Fairfax County.
The Hispanic Heritage Celebration, or the Fairfax Fiesta, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 5 p.m. The part is scheduled for the PARC at Tysons (8508 Leesburg Pike).
The event is free and open to all ages.
“Immerse yourself in an unforgettable celebration that highlights Hispanic culture and embraces the diversity of our community,” the event listing said. “Delight in captivating cultural performances and entertainment that will leave you inspired.”
The festival will include live music from Bolivia, Honduras and more from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
The Fairfax Fiesta will also include an artisan market with handmade goods from local vendors and activities for children. Food trucks will also be available on-site, according to the event’s website.
Image via Celebrate Fairfax/Facebook
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