Friday, September 15, 2023

Latinx Festival This Sunday

On Sunday, September 17, the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement presents the third annual Latinx Parade and Festival, celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture.

The event begins at 1:00 p.m. with representatives of the area's Latinx communities parading down Warren Street, from the Public Square to the river, carrying their country's flags and wearing their national colors. At 2:00 p.m., the festival begins at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park. Performers at the festival include Hip Hop Jibarito, Andes Manta, Mariachi Mexico Tradicional, Triqui Sin Fronteras, Alessandra Gonzales, DJ Ghetto, and JZ Martinez. Food vendors at the festival will be Ja Style, Magdalena's Mexican Restaurant, Peta's Pocket, Robert's Restaurant, Sandra's Pupusas, Tequila Sunrise, and Yeni's Pupusas.

Following the event, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., there will be an afterparty at the Hudson Brewing Company, featuring DJ Rymba. Proceeds from the afterparty will support future cultural celebrations for immigrants and their allies.

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1 comment:

  1. Is Hudson still a "sanctuary city"? Has the city offered to any of the thousands of immigrants in the states larger cities? If not, why not?