16th Annual Latino American Festival
Jul. 28 2022

16th Annual Latino American Festival

August 28, 2022- Hanna Park, Utica, NY

The Mohawk Valley Latino Association, Inc. will hold the 16th Annual Latino American  Festival on Sunday, August 28, 2022, 12-7 pm, Hanna Park, One Kennedy Plaza,  Utica, NY; to showcase Hispanic Culture, ethnic foods, activities, music, and dancing of the Latino culture. The opening of this cultural event will start with a Latino Cultural  

Fashion Show and parade with children representing the different countries that are living  in the Mohawk Valley. 

This free admission event will feature Latino America live entertainment lineup will  include, Eh Shawnee & Orchestra, Latino local and guest talent showcase performances  by Genesis Almanzar aka H-Melody (Latin singer) and DJ Richy. Other activities include  annual Dominoes Tournament, Zumba by Sister Teoka and Bucci, children’s activities:  Hoola Hoop, relay racing, Double-Dutch, water balloon fight, face painting, and food and  merchandise vendors will also be available, as well as non-profit and healthcare agencies. 

This annual gathering draws over 800 people, including visitors from other communities,  from Rochester – Albany to celebrate Latin culture in the Mohawk Valley. All proceeds will  be used to support the programs of MVLA. Accepting vendors until August 26th