9th Annual Fiestas Patrias at Traders Village on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Community, H-town

WHAT: 9th Annual Fiestas Patrias with Telemundo Houston at Traders Village

WHEN: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 10 am to 5 pm

WHERE: Traders Village Houston
7979 N. Eldridge Rd.
Houston, Texas 77041

MORE INFO: http://tradersvillage.com/houston/events/9th-annual-fiestas-patrias-with-telemundo-houston

In Texas, Mexican Americans celebrate the Mexican national holiday referred to as Fiestas Patrias, also called Diez y Seis de Septiembre. It commemorates Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’sqv grito de Dolores who called for the end of Spanish rule in Mexico. In 1825, the Republic of Mexico officially declared Diez y Seis de Septiembre its national Independence Day.

Mexican Americans began celebrating Fiestas Patrias to reinforce their cultural links with each other and with Mexico. They included festivities that involved special music, songs, dances, native cuisine, costumes, and homage to folk heroes.

Traders Village along with Telemundo Houston TV 47 will continue that holiday tradition at the market by celebrating FIESTAS PATRIAS on Sunday, September 13th. The celebration will have a free live concert, dancing, and family fun.

1PM to 3PM- Los Gavilanes De La Cumbia

3:30 to 4:30- Avizo featuring Chris Q

3:30 to 5:30PM Avizo featuring Tejano Super Star “Shelly Lares”

Be sure not to miss this one!!

Admission is free, parking is just $4 per vehicle.

Traders Village is the largest, most visited flea marketplace and festival complex on the Texas Gulf Coast with more than 1,500 dealers each weekend. The market is minutes northwest of downtown Houston just off of Highway 290. For more information, call 281-890-5500.

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