Join the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Latin Food & Music Festival! On September 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Plaza, enjoy the music, dance, art and food that is our diverse Latino heritage. Bring your families to experience highlights from Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, Puerto Rico, Mexico and many other Latino countries. Dance, sing, eat, and discover the vibrancy of the Latino cultures!
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General Admission – $5.00 (13 and up) Free Admission – (12 and under)
TICKETS ARE NO LONGER ON SALE ONLINE
Please purchase your tickets at any of the entrances located at 10th and J Street; or 10th and I Street. (Cash and Credit Cards Accepted)
Colombia Viva is a Colombian folkloric dance group that was formed in 2001. Founded by Sara Mendoza and Fernando Rodríguez. Its goal is to communicate and promote Colombian culture through music, rhythm, and joy, which are genuine characteristics of the beautiful country of Colombia and its people. Colombia Viva has participated in cultural events throughout northern California the past eight years and performs a wide variety of folkloric and traditional dances. Website – YouTube
Calidanza Dance Company
Calidanza Dance Company’s mission is to promote artistic excellence in Mexican folk and contemporary dance. Calidanza intends to make dance accessible to both audiences and participants. Calidanza educates audiences through quality productions, innovative choreographies and engaging programs. Website – Youtube
Del Campo Dance Studio
Del Campo Dance specializes in Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue, Bachata, Rumba and many other Latin, ballroom and Swing styles. Del Campo Dance is proud to have the longest running Salsa instruction in Sacramento. Website – YouTube
Mariachi America de Sacramento
Mariachi America de Sacramento was born in 2007 from a group of mariachi members of the city of Sacramento and other cities in the Northern California region. Every member shares the joy for the traditional Mexican music and the dedication to interpret the wide variety of genres. They have the ability to perform their music at any occasion, and capture the musical taste of large groups of audiences. Website – YouTube
MISTURA BRASILEIRA SAMBA DANCE CO brings excitement and authentic Brazilian flavor to the Sacramento area. From the movements of the goddess, to the great influences from Afro-Brazilian culture, to the pulsating rhythms of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval, Mistura Brasileira delivers a grand performance. Mistura Brasileira is available for cultural events, private, and corporate performances. Website – YouTube
La Descarga.. a hot new Sacramento quartet presenting LATIN/JAZZ AND TRADITIONAL CUBAN DANCE MUSIC AT ITS BEST. From Cuban classics by Israel Lopez “Cachao”, Pedro Justiz “Peruchin”, The Buena Vista Social Club and Ernesto Lecouna to “latinized” standards and originals, from Besame Mucho and Tres Palabras to Caravan and Fly Me To The Moon, La Descarga! provides excitement for listening and dancing. Website – YouTube
Grupo Café Canela – HEADLINER
Grupo Cafe Canela is a San Francisco based group known for its high energy performances of a wide variety of latin music styles, including salsa, cumbias, merengues and romantic baladas. Website – Youtube
CESAR CHAVEZ PLAZA
The iconic Cesar Chavez Plaza Park located in the heart of Sacramento will turn into the epicenter of the biggest and most festive celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in the Region. Its location is centrally convenient for any type of transportation.
Address: Cesar Chavez Plaza 910 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Make sure you get stamped before leaving festival for reentry. No reentry after 4:00 p.m.
Recommended Parking: City Hall Garage, Located at 10th and I Street. – Fee: $5.00, day rate.
Other nearby parking and easy access by light rail or bike!
Click here to view the Sponsorship Opportunities or contact Cathy for more information at 916.486.7700 Ex. 223
BECOME A VENDOR!
The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites you to join an audience of thousands of food and beer aficionados at the 2014 Latin Food & Music Festival. The Latin Food & Music Festival is a gastronomic, music, cultural, and arts festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant Latin culture in the Sacramento Region. The festival will be held on Saturday, September 27 at Cesar Chavez Plaza Park in the heart of Downtown Sacramento. The Latin Food & Music Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for restaurateurs, food vendors, service providers, and merchants to show off their cuisine and wares. You will enjoy many benefits, including opportunities to market your product to festival participants and reach your target audience through media exposure provided before, during and after the event. Space rental is limited, is on a first come first serve basis, and is subject to approval.
Booth Prices Corporate Vendor (more than 50 employees) $500; Small Business (11-25) $350; Entrepreneur (1-10 employees) $200; Non-Profit $150; Food: Restaurant / Truck $300; Novelty Cart $150
If you are interested in being a vendor at the 2014 Latin Food & Music Festival please click on the vendor application link below, complete and return it to the address listed. If you have questions call 916.486.7700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.We are no longer accepting entertainment applications for 2014. Thank you for your interest.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
Volunteers are an integral part of the Latin Food & Music Festival. We rely on the help of scores of volunteers from all parts of the community to bring together this exciting and festive event. In addition to our hard-working committees, who are working tirelessly to coordinate the event, it’s the hard work of our volunteers from the Sacramento community who gather to help out on the days of events to bring everything together. Volunteers keep everything running smoothly, plant the seeds of success, and support for future Chamber events. Without volunteer participation there would be no celebration. Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to all who have contributed their time to our events in the past and to those who will join us now in making this event successful.
Volunteer Orientation – Sunday, September 21st at 9:00 a.m. – Cesar Chavez Park
Come meet other Volunteers and learn a lay of the Festival. Connect with volunteers, SHCC team members, and be prepared to have a great time at the Latin Food and Music Festival. We will review jobs, how the festival will be set up, policies and safety procedures.
About Latin Food & Music Festival The Latin Food & Music Festival is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created food, dance, music and art and the impact it has on American culture today. The festival will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Plaza. For more information visit www.shcc.org/festival, and for up-to-the-minute news follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @SacHispanicCC.
About Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce The Mission of The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to promote and develop business growth for members and provide access to the Hispanic market. Founded in 1972, the chamber has worked diligently to promote business, industry, commerce and culture within the Sacramento region and to enhance relationships between Latino businesses and the community. Today, with a membership close to 600, the chamber is still committed to the same goals set forth 40 years ago.