Engage With Latino Culture in Des Moines This Weekend

Sample food from numerous Latin and South American countries, see folkloric dancing, and view arts and crafts exhibits at the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park. It’s Iowa’s largest ethnic festival and runs this Saturday and Sunday. Photo courtesy of Des Moines Partnership.

This weekend, immerse yourself in Latin food, art and culture in downtown Des Moines at the two-day Latino Heritage Festival, running Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
During the event, sample fare from different Latin countries (you’ll be amazed by the diversity of flavors and dishes), watch dancers in their colorful regalia, hear musical performances and study the art exhibits. Plus, there are kid activities. 

Find free parking at the Nationwide ramp, 1100 Walnut St. Learn more here.


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