Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park located in Florissant near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St. The event will take place on Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm and on Sunday from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The colorful and festive Welcoming Ceremony will begin on Saturday at 5pm with remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor.
The two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries including Panama, Colombia and Mexico. Local and regional bands will take the stage this year. This year expect salsa, merengue, bachata, flamenco, South American and Mexican music to entertain the crowd.
There will also be a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America available for purchase such as tamales, tacos and empanadas. Other attractions include folk arts and crafts, Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas and Dora the Explorer, Pony Rides, Inflatable Rides and a chance for children to make their own World Traveler Passport. Information booths from several cultural organizations will acquaint the public with their programs and services.
The Fiesta “Car Show” which will be Saturday starting at 12pm.
One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations particularly because of the rise of the Hispanic population in North County. The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students and underprivileged children.
We invite the entire St. Louis community, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic, to come and share in this festive weekend celebration of fun and fiesta for the whole family. Admission and parking is free.
Hours: Sat 10-10pm and Sun 10-8pm
Free to attend, fees apply to food and drink
Area: North County (Hazelwood/Florissant/Bridgeton)
50 St Francois St,, Florissant, MO, 63031