LatinX Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time dedicated to honoring the rich cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. This annual observance reflects over 500 years of history and heritage that can be explored in national parks, National Park Service programs, and communities throughout the country. The month is marked by a myriad of events, resources, exhibitions, and podcasts hosted by institutions like the Smithsonian, which is actively working on the National Museum of the American Latino to acknowledge the achievements and cultural significance of Latino communities. Beyond the festivities, this month carries profound historical significance, encompassing the anniversaries of independence for several Latin American countries and the celebration of El Día de la Raza on October 12, which pays tribute to the indigenous peoples of these nations as the original guardians of their traditions and land. This period underscores the diverse histories, languages, and values that define the Latinx experience, emphasizing the importance of community, hope, and family throughout the year.

Logan Events

El Grito - Mexican Independence Day
Join us to celebrate the true Independence Day for Mexico. With food, music, and culture.
Booth information 435-994-7113
Acompáñanos a celebrar el grito mexicano de la independencia con comida baile y cultura .
Para puestos comunicarse al 435-994-7113

Cache Valley Latino Fesitval
The Cache Valley Media Group 2023 Latino Festival is an exciting celebration of Latin-American heritage & culture. Many Latin American countries celebrate their independence in mid-September, and our festival will pay tribute to those celebrations with cultural dancers, vendors, food trucks, and a parade!

Celebrando Nuestras Raíces
The Latinx Cultural Center's "Celebrando Nuestras Raíces" is a big event during Hispanic Heritage Month. It celebrates the Latinx community's contributions and resilience through performances from various Latin American countries.

Utah Events

SLCC LatinX Heritage Celebration 2023
In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law Hispanic Heritage Week, a weeklong celebration of the "Hispanic"community in the United States. Twenty years later, in 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the expansion of this week into a month-long celebration known as Hispanic Heritage Month.

Weber State University Hispanic Heritage Month
Building Prosperous and Healthy Communities
Construyendo Comunidades Prósperas y Saludables
Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated Sep. 15-Oct. 15 each year, highlights the art, culture and stories of the Hispanic community on campus and in the surrounding area.

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