Fiesta in Florissant will be held at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St. The event will take place on Saturday, June 21 from 10:00am to 10:00pm and on Sunday, June 22 from 11:00am to 9:00pm. The colorful and festive Welcome Ceremony will begin on Saturday, June 21 with opening remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider.
The two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries including Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico. There will also be a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America available for purchase such as tamales, tacos and empanadas. Other attractions include folk arts and crafts, Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas and Dora the Explorer, Exotic Petting Zoo with pony rides, Inflatable Rides and information booths from several cultural organizations to acquaint the public with their programs and services. Expect giveaways, and more!
One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations particularly because of the rise of the Hispanic population in North County. The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students and underprivileged children.
Admission is free. For more information www.hispanicfestivalstl.com.
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