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Monday, January 24, 2011

Hispanic Culture Events in Atlanta

Fiesta Atlanta is Atlanta’s largest annual Hispanic outdoor festival and is one of a number of major events in the region which celebrates Hispanic culture and heritage and recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States.

The 5th annual Fiesta Atlanta on Sunday May 1 at Centennial Olympic Park in the heart of Atlanta is also the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the southeast. Fiesta Atlanta features a daylong celebration of Latino culture, featuring continuous live musical performances on two stages by international, national and local recording artists, sponsor displays with many free product samples, arts and crafts and authentic Latin foods.

The City of Conyers, 30 miles east of Atlanta, is the home of the Fiesta Georgia which serves as the unofficial kickoff to Georgia’s Hispanic Heritage Month with a day-long celebration of Latino culture and music festival in the Georgia International Horse Park. Over 30,000 people typically attend.

The 4th annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) will take place on Thursday, October 13 at 103 West in the Buckhead financial district of Atlanta. HABLA serves as the closing ceremony to Hispanic Heritage month in Atlanta. 

The Atlanta Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) takes place on Sunday, November 6 at Atlantic Station. Atlanta Día de los Muertos is a long-established Mexican celebration that brings together family and friends to remember past friends and family members. Atlanta Day of the Dead is an interactive, educational and cultural celebration of Mexican culture. The festival features live musical and cultural performances, traditional altars and activities for children, sponsor displays with free product samples, arts and crafts, and authentic food. 

For more information about top events in Georgia take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Georgia.

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