ORLANDO, Fla. – Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing — so you’re probably looking for events and activities that will help you learn about and celebrate the cultures that have added such richness to the makeup of Central Florida.
The good news is, no matter what you’re into, there are plenty of exciting things happening over the next month — something for everyone. Click on the event name for details and tickets.
Central Florida-area featured artists, Marisela Rodriguez, Jose Pardo, Ralph Aguirre and Nelson Cardenas take the everyday life of the Hispanic culture and transform it into enchanting and lively masterpieces.
Many other artists will be there at the Center in Oakland and local band the ATTO Music Project will provide live music at the opening event.
It usually takes place in April, but there’s a full week of activities starting Sept. 10. Part of a statewide Puerto Rican Parade initiative, the fun will also continue with food, live music, vendors, and crafts.
CFCArts Big Band presents this event in Apopka. Be inspired by this fun, vibrant, and energetic party merging diverse musical styles – salsa, samba, Afro-Cuban bop, bossa nova, and more – from some of the greatest Latin jazz artists.
A celebration of Latin American arts and culture! Several Central Florida artists will be there representing a variety of Latin American countries, displaying and selling their artwork. Meet-and-greet with the artists, see live art demos and bring the kids because they’ll have family-friendly crafts and activities.
Latin music with a 10-piece band bringing old school classic salsa, merengue, bachata and boleros to Orlando.
Event includes authentic delicious meals from at least seven different countries, check out a cooking demo and enjoy a kids zone all with live music!
This year, it will take place at Festival Park. The festival is for all ages with all kinds of music and flavors to discover. There’s also a kids zone.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 2 City Commissioner Tony Ortiz will celebrate our community’s diversity at the Amway Center. The event is free and will also include Latin food, music and entertainment.
The Hispanic Heritage Month Youth Leadership Awards Ceremony, Dinner and end-of-the-month grand celebration.
This festival will take over downtown Orlando with dozens of artists, three stages with salsa, merengue and bachata, and traditional Latin food and drinks over 10 city blocks.
Exhibits will be in multiple locations and feature traditional dresses and artwork highlighting Hispanic culture by local artists from around Central Florida.
The festival will feature six different films from a variety of countries.
All kinds of events for kids including virtual and in-person events focused on arts & crafts, food, stories and much more with the goal of educating kids on many countries.
The Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce celebrates the 29th annual event with live performances from Lalo Rodriguez and Edwin el Calvito Reyes y Orquesta Fuego.
Networking opportunity by Gionis, Lilly & Romero, PLLC along with the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida and Opera Orlando. You’re encouraged to bring business cards and enjoy great food, drinks and music.
A peer-led support group for the Latinx and Hispanic communities to start conversations about mental health while building friendships.
Local artists exhibiting this year are Veronica Garcia, Crummy Gummy, Marisela Rodriguez, Michelle Irizarry, and Jenn Bolanos. The Kissimmee City Commission celebrates the lives and culture of the Hispanics/Latinx community residing in our city and in all of Central Florida.
Event includes more than 40 vendors, giveaways and plenty of Latin food, music, art and entertainment.
This annual festival includes live music, food, kids’ zone, exhibitors, a business expo and more.
In partnership with the The Hispanic American Club of Palm Coast, Latin Community Services is putting on the event with live performances, dinner and dessert.
A free, family-friendly event full of dancing and singing in Ocala.
What are your favorite events for Hispanic Heritage Month? Let us know if we missed any we can include!