Monday, August 31, 2015

27TH ANNUAL FIESTA SEPTIEMBRE - WICKENBURG, AZ

WHAT: 27th Annual Fiesta Septiembre
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WHERE: Wickenburg, AZ
WHEN: 9/5/15
DESCRIPTION: Celebrate Wickenburg’s Hispanic Pioneer Heritage at this event, which includes activities such as a Latin Band, Mariachi music, and folklorico dancers, as well as an outdoor mercado, food and beverage booths, and wreath, salsa, margarita and guacamole-making competitions.
WICKENBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS
 
27th ANNUAL FIESTA DE SEPTIEMBRE – HISTORIC WICKENBURG
 
The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce is once again the proud sponsor of the 27th Annual Fiesta de Septiembre, scheduled on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 in historic downtown Wickenburg, Arizona.
Fiesta de Septiembre kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month in Arizona, and recognizes the history of early Wickenburg Hispanic Pioneers!  
 
The colorful event runs from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. indoors and outside of the Wickenburg CommunityCenter, located at 160 N. Valentine Street in the heart of the historic district. Cost is $5 Adults, Children –Free.  The scheduled events include: Pioneer Hispanic Families Photographs Exhibit, entertainment throughout the day with Mariachi Corazon de Phoenix, Mariachi Alegre, Ballet Folklorico de Santa Maria, and music by Phoenix’s own Barrio Latino.
 
A special book “Nuestras Memorias: Wickenburg Hispanic Pioneer Families” is available to purchase during the day.  Outdoors you’ll find a Mercado with arts & crafts, and booths offering a variety of merchandise and tasty food.  In addition, a “no-host” margarita & cerveza cantina will have delicious drinks. Admission is $5.00 for adults, children Free.
 
The Kids Zona program is where children learn how to make Mexican crafts and participate in games.  Other activities include: Viva Margarita! Contest, where contestants concoct their favorite recipes, and compete for prizes.  Another great event is the annual salsa & guacamole contests, where you’ll find contestants creating their favorite recipes for prizes and the coveted “People’s Choice Award”.  Contact the chamber for entry forms.
 
The Fiesta is held each year to celebrate Wickenburg’s Hispanic Heritage, and has expanded each year in detail and activities.  
 
Joining the Chamber as sponsors include: Crescent Crown Distributing-Modelo, Corona, Tecate, Coors & Coors Light, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Arizona Public Service, The Wickenburg Sun, Arizona Office of Tourism, and Compadres of Fiesta de Septiembre.
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL: 
THE CHAMBER 800/942-5242 (928) 684-0977 -  www.wickenburgchamber.com     
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