Many of you know that co-owner, Carlos Alvarado, is from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and moved to Madison in 2002. Our ties to Mexico are strong and our love for Mexico, the culture, the language, la gente even stronger. The hispanic community in Madison makes loving Madison easy and our support for events like this are important to us. Please join us...
A TRUE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE- 6th Mexican & Centro America Independence DAY Festival
Saturday, September 11th, from 11am to 9:00pm at Warner Park in Madison WI. Click here to view map of Warner Park.
This year for first time in Madison, Centro America communities will join efforts in the festival becoming the Mexico and Centro America Independence Festival.
The Festival - one of Madison's signature cultural events - attracts thousands of individuals from our multicultural community to enjoy music, authentic ethnic cuisine, traditional folkloric dance performances, children's activities, cultural exhibition, and Mariachis - a true cultural experience for all. This year will host two stages with 20 different performances including traditional dances and life music.
Madison Festival Events Schedule
- Kids activities, food vendors and music will start a 10am, and life music will play from 11am to the end of the event distributed among two stages in Warner Park.
- Centro American Program will start at 1:30pm, mean while the Mexican program will start at 4pm. Some of the highlights of the event are the traditional "Shout of Independence" and for the first time Independence Exhibition.
- Alder Shiva Bidar will address the crowd on behalf of the city of Madison.
The Festival's revenue supports the scholarship awards to High School Latino students. This year, 8 high school students will receive $250 scholarships. Among the requirements to qualify for the financial aid student did submit essays about different topics about Mexico and Centro America. The essays will be shown during the festival as the exhibition.
Madison Area Community Supporters:
Sam's Club, MATC, Saul Daniel , Habaneros, Los Gemelos, Alvarado Real Estate Group, Fiesta 38, unisex Latino Hair Salon, Wisconin Taxes Services, Gira-Sol-Ito, La Mestiza, Cancun Restaurant, UNIDOS, La Chiquita, El Bolillo, Taqueria Guadalajara, Inca Heritage, Dulceria LUCY, Lupita's Fashion, Latino Chamber of Commerce, Tico Computer, Taxes Diaz, La Zacatecana, Voces Unidas , Sheriff Office,Wl Chaparral, Taquerias Marimar, Café Costarica, Edwood college, Video senorial, La Grupera, El Barrio, Rock en Espanol, La Comunidad News, La Botika and more.