Sun. Jun 16th, 2024

Fiestas de Independencia

Celebrate las Fiestas de Independencia (including Mexican Independence Day) on September 12 & 13, on 4th Street in downtown Santa Ana.  The event will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the 12th and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the 13th.

Free entrance to two days of live music & entertainment, carnival rides & games, authentic food & dozens of vendors.

The O.C. Register reports that:

Guanajuato Governor Juan Manuel Oliva Ramírez speaks at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Fourth and Sycamore streets; traditional “grito” (cry for independence) takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday at the stage at Mortimer and Fourth streets; parade starts at 4 p.m. Sunday at 15th and Main streets.

On the lighter side, this year’s musical headliners include Los Yonic’s, La Migra, and Maria Elena Leal-Beltran, daughter of the late legendary “ranchera” singer Lola Beltran, who will perform a tribute to her mother.

Other highlights include: the traditional “grito” (cry for independence), which will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Mortimer and Fourth streets; and a parade, sponsored by the Mexican Consulate, which starts at 4 p.m. Sunday at 15th and Main streets.

Click here to see the event flier.  The event is being promoted by the Mars Media Family and sponsored by Albertsons.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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