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3rd Annual Akron Latin Festival

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Proyecto RAICES has teamed up with generous local community organizations to bring you another year of Latin Festival. There will be music, food, and activities to highlight the colorful cultures of Latin America. We hope to see you all there! Free Event. All ages and family-friendly.

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Event Schedule

***Every Hour from 3 - 8 pm: Piñatas***
3 - 7 pm: Free Face Painting
3 - 8 pm: Free Crafts

Main Stage

3 - 4 pm: DJ Coraly
4 - 4:30 pm: Folk dances with Proyecto RAICES
4:30 - 5 pm: Azteca Guadalupano
5 - 6 pm: Mariana Gonzales (Marachi)
6 - 7:30 pm: DJ Coraly
7:30 - 9 pm:
 Sammy De Leon y sui orquestra

Food by

  • El Patrón Tequilería & Cuisine
  • Panchitas CLE Mobile Grill & Catering
  • Rocoto Foods
  • La Reina Boricua
  • Mex In' Peru
  • Pedro's Taqueria
  • Tumbao58
  • Cha'Firo Catering and Events
  • La Rosita Snacks

Retail vendors

  • The Suite
  • Latín Minga
  • Mexican Artisanal
  • Ttemud (Peruvian jewelry, fabric, clothing, decor)
  • Haus of Sin Cosmetics
  • Piñatas, crafts and more by Patty
  • LiRo Apparel & Accessories
  • Ali's Artesania Taina
  • Elizabeth's Bookshop & Writing Centre
  • Lepley & Co.

Children's area

  • Free face painting (3 - 7 pm) by IB Graphics+
  • Papel Picado Craft by Akron Children's Museum
  • Paper Flower Craft

Country tents featuring

  • Honduras
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico

Community Organizations

  • Mi Proyecto RAICES
  • County of Summit ADM Board
  • LifeCare Family Health and Dental Center
  • Summit County Children Services
  • AxessPointe Community Health Centers
  • Bartell Georgalas & Juarez, LPA
  • UA Latinos

The 3rd Annual Akron Latin Festival is presented by Proyecto RAICES, the North Hill Neighborhood Development Corporation, Downtown Akron Partnership, and the City of Akron. Additional support is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, GAR Foundation, Akron Community Foundation, the County of Summit ADM Board, Goodyear, AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Bridgestone, the Interbelt Nite Club, Bartell, Georgalas & Juarez, LPA, and the Akron Children's Museum.