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5 ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month in Las Vegas | Vegas Events

by Corey Piccirillo
Carnival women celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage month kicks off this year from September 15th to October 15th. Hispanic Heritage month is an opportunity to celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage, with events taking place all over the Las Vegas area. This demographic is one of the fastest-growing populations in America, making it more important than ever for these celebrations to occur. We made a list of 5 ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Las Vegas. So if you’re looking for ways to celebrate, then read on!

1. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With A Concert

One of the best most memorable ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month is to catch a concert. There are Hispanic singers and musicians who will be performing all over the Las Vegas area throughout Hispanic Heritage Month. One of these gigs is J Balvin, a Latin Grammy-winning singer with sold-out concerts in the past!

Latin Grammy award winning musician J Balvin

See the list of performances for Hispanic Heritage Month down below

THURSDAY, SEP 16, 2021

Line-up

11 pm – 12 am AGUDELO888

12 am – 1:30 pm TAINY

1:30 am – 2:30 am KAROL G

2:30 am – 4 am DJ POPE

Venue & Tickets: AYU NIGHTS

FRIDAY, SEP 17, 2021

Line-up

3 pm – 4 pm MATT PARIS

4 pm – 5:30 pm CORNETTO

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm JOWELL & RANDY

6:30 pm – 8 pm AGUDELO888

8 pm – 9:30 pm J BALVIN

Venue & Tickets: AYU DAYCLU

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 8:00 PM

Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:00 PM

Venue & Tickets: MGM Grand

Saturday, September 18th, 2021 9:00 pm

Venue & Tickets: Mandalay Bay

Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 9:00 pm 

Venue & Tickets: Planet Hollywood 

Saturday 25 September 2021 7:30pm

Venue & Tickets: MGM Grand

2. Celebrate With A Festival

Friends celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Here is a list of festivals for all ages to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month down below

Another unforgettable way to celebrate Hispanic culture and history in September and October 2021 is by attending one of the many festivals around Las Vegas. You can expect to find Hispanic culture everywhere at these events! Festivals are family-friendly events that provide Hispanic food, games, and entertainment.

  • Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m., Sept. 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5, 12, 19.
  • Free and open to ages 9-12.
  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.
  • Participants will learn about the rich world of Latino culture, from cooking delicious food to creating a mask of silver. These fun activities will help them understand better how diverse the Latino culture is. 
  • Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public.
  • Gary Reese Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Road.
  • Enjoy live performances by Ballet Folklorico Mexico Vivo, Escaramuza Charra Colibríes, La Sonora Dinamita, Mariachi Nuestras Raíces, Banda Desierto, Banda Zacatecana de Tony Flores, the presentation of all Latin American flags, free health services, DJ music, and kids’ activities. Food trucks will offer refreshments for sale. Health services will include COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, diabetes screening, PAP and HPV screening, HPV human papilloma virus testing and vaccination, and primary care.
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. health fair; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. family fiesta.
  • Free and open to the public.
  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.
  • R.E.A.C.H., Ventanilla de Salud and the city of Las Vegas invite you to celebrate Hispanic heritage while taking care of your health. Bring the family for free health screenings, family friendly entertainment, music and games. Refreshments will be available to purchase.
  • Open 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, through Nov. 4, 2021.
  • Free and open to the public.
  • Mayor’s Gallery, Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.
  • Award-winning international artist Justin Favela brings his trademark piñata paper technique to the Mayor’s Gallery at the Historic Fifth Street School to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month and the Las Vegas Book Festival. 
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with crafts and more at this family friendly event.
 
Thursday, September 16, 2021
4:00PM – 5:00PM
 
Clark County Library
 
1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV 89119

3. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Authentic Food

Mexican food for Hispanic Heritage Month

You can celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with amazing Latin food. Hispanic food is very popular in Las Vegas. Hispanic restaurants are easy to find throughout the city, and there are plenty of options for Hispanic food! Hispanic grocery stores sell all kinds of amazing Hispanic products too that you can use at home or take with you to your next Hispanic party!

Here’s the highest-rated list of Latin Restaurants according to Yelp in Las Vegas:

Rated 4.5 stars with 581 reviews

Puerto Rican & Latin American Cuisine 

Mon-Thurs 12 pm – 9 pm | Fri – Sun 11 am – 9 pm 

Who: (702) 822-6220 | Where: 5201 W Charleston Blvd Ste 110 Las Vegas, NV 89146

Rated 4.5 stars with 4514 reviews

Mexican & Latin American Cuisine 

Open 24/7

Who: (702) 722-2289 | Where: 3025 Sammy Davis Jr Dr Las Vegas, NV 89109

Rated 4.5 stars with 1696 reviews

Venezuelan cuisine

Mon -Thurs, Sun 8 am – 10 pm | Fri – Sat 8 am – 12 am

Who: (702) 366-9696| Where:  1616 S Las Vegas Blvd Ste 120 Las Vegas, NV 89104

4. Celebrate With A Night Out

Bottle girls lighting up champagne for Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by spending a night out celebrating Latin culture. Hispanic music is very popular in Las Vegas. Hispanic nightclubs are easy to find throughout the city and there are plenty of options for Hispanic dancing! Hispanic DJs have unique styles that will get you partying all night long!

Here’s a list of some great Hispanic bars/clubs:

Nightspot offering Latin & mainstream dance music DJs, cocktails & beer in a traditional atmosphere.

Open 10 pm – 6 am 

Who: (702) 826-7077 | Where: 2101 S Decatur Blvd Ste 1 Las Vegas, NV 89102

Festive Latin-style dance club with DJs & live salsa bands, plus a full bar with beer & cocktails.

Open 10 pm – 6 am 

Who: (702) 818-9595 | Where: 2245 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas, NV 89119

Open 24 hours Sat-Sun

Who: (702) 462-9500 | Where:1820 E Lake Mead Blvd # J, North Las Vegas, NV 89030

A sizable Mexican menu served in a casual sports-bar environment with DJs & dancing.

Open 3 pm – 5 am

Who: (702) 533-0674 | Where: 2015 Daley St, North Las Vegas, NV 89030

5. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month By Supporting Local Latino Owned Businesses

Business owner celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage month would not be complete without supporting local Latin-owned businesses in Las Vegas. Supporting these Hispanic businesses will help Hispanic communities thrive and prosper all year round. Hispanic-owned businesses are responsible for a ton of jobs in Las Vegas! Hispanic small businesses have unique products that can’t be found anywhere else.

Here is a list of some of Las Vegas’s Latin owned businesses:

Antonia “Toni” Alicia moved from San Diego to Las Vegas to open a boutique where everything is imported from Mexico — leather bags, leather sandals, clothing, accessories, home items, and more. 

Who: (619) 764-0779 | Where: 6659 S. Las Vegas Blvd. B-112 Las Vegas NV 89119

This large outdoor flea market has its own unique energy. Between the local Hispanic vendors, lively entertainment, and busy food stalls, it’s probably the most authentic shopping experience for the Mexican-American community in Las Vegas.  

Who: (702) 642-3777 @ EXT. 104, 105 & 106 | Where: 2930 N Las Vegas Blvd. North Las Vegas, NV 89030

The quirky specialty shop sells sneakers, athletic wear — and just to mix things up a bit — toy collectibles. This is your place for high-demand items like Jordans and Yeezys. 

Who: 702-473-9855 | Where: 6611 Las Vegas Blvd S spc A-154  Las Vegas, NV 89119

Need a GIF photo booth for your next wedding reception or company Christmas party? Keshot is a Vegas-headquartered tech company that’s all about making photos fun. Founder and CEO Juan Benavides turned Keshot into an internationally recognized service used by the likes of Coca-Cola, BMW, and Nike. 

Who: 702-800-3840 | Where: 2310 Paseo del Prado, Las Vegas, NV 89102

The family-owned Mexican bakery has been a familiar destination for Hispanic families for more than four decades. Its extravagant and elegantly decorated cakes are popular for weddings, birthdays, and quinceaneras.

Who: 702-334-7308 | Where: 3100 E. Lake Mead Blvd. North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030

This California grocery chain dominates East Los Angeles, but has three Vegas locations geared toward Hispanic families. 

Who: (562) 616-8800| Where: 4610 West Sahara Avenue Las Vegas NV 89102 US

 Hispanic Heritage month in Las Vegas is a chance to celebrate the rich culture of Latin America, and what better place to do that than Sin City? There are plenty of events around town, including live concerts, dance parties, art exhibits, food festivals – you name it. If you’re looking for something specific or want more information about what’s happening this year, bookmark this post on everything, there is to know about Hispanic Heritage Month in Las Vegas!

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