Lincoln Latino Festival Planned

Lincoln, NE (September 8, 2021)  Lincoln’s 2021 Latino Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 18th, from 2-8 p.m., at the Antelope Park Bandshell and Auld Pavilion, 1650 Memorial Drive.

The Festival is presented by El Centro de las Americas, a non-profit organization that provides education, family support, youth empowerment, health programs, and resource navigation to the Latino community.

The Latino Festival celebrates Lincoln’s diverse Latino cultures and will feature entertainment, food, an exhibit of Latino artists, youth activities, and resource booths with representatives of non-profits, human service agencies, and local businesses. The entertainment will feature Ballet Folklorico, traditional music, Jarana, and Andy William and the Nebraska All Stars.

The Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department will be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Auld Pavilion. To schedule an appointment, go to COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov or call 402-441-8006. Walk-ins during the Festival are welcomed. Any questions regarding the vaccine, please call 402-441-8006.

In keeping with Lincoln’s current Directed Health Measure, masks will be required inside Auld Pavilion for all individuals ages two and older regardless of vaccination status.

For more information regarding the Festival, contact Festival Coordinator Eva Ayala at 402-474-3950, ext. 105.

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