2022 Hispanic Heritage Month Events in Westchester
There are many ways to appreciate different cultures in Westchester county. This month is all about celebrating, honoring, and appreciating hispanic heritage. From September 15th-October 15th, you’ll find a collection of Hispanic Heritage Month events in Westchester to experience with your kids. National Hispanic Heritage Month also offers a variety of resources and events that you and your kids can explore in other states as well as virtually.
Thursday, September 15th from 4:00pm-5:00pm
Latin American Heritage Month Opening Event
Kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month at Westchester Community College. The Department of Student Involvement will be playing Latin American music, offering dance lessons, sampling of Latin American foods, and some trivia. 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595.
Saturday, September 17th from 12:00pm-4:00pm
Northeast HDC Latinx Heritage Month Kick-Off
Attend the Energia Latinx kick-off in celebration of culture, food, and music. American Legion Post 274, 936 McKinley Street Peekskill, Peekskill, NY 10566.
Saturday, September 17th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Frida Kahlo: Unbroken: A Collage Workshop In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Visit the Harrison Public Library for a fun and interactive collage workshop. New York based visual artist Patricia Bradshaw will lead this collective community event. Guests are invited to dress up in honor of Frida Kahlo’s distinctive style. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison, NY 10528.
Saturday, September 17th from 11:00am – 12:00pm
Pico-Pico Papel Picado
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Westchester Children’s Museum. Your kids will have the opportunity to learn about the art of papel picodo, a traditional Mexican folk art with elaborate designs. The program is designed for kids ages 4-7 and you have to register in advance. Westchester Children’s Museum,
Saturday, September 18th from 11:00am – 12:00pm
3rd Hispanic Festival in Ossining
Enjoy performances, dances, live music, arts and crafts and food representing different Hispanic and Latin cultures. This free event is hosted by the Ossining Padres Hispanos Inc. Nelson Park, Ossining, NY.
Sunday, September 25th from 5:00pm-6:00pm
Rain date: October 15th
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Grupo Los Costeños at the Village Green Park
Enjoy live Colombian music from Grupo Los Costeños with your kids. Families can listen, sing along, and dance to traditional and popular songs. Bring a folding chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the concert. This event is free. West Harrison Branch Library, 2 Madison Street, West Harrison, NY 10604.
Wednesday, September 28th at 7:00pm
Virtual Studio Visit with Federico Uribe
Learn more about Columbian artists Federico Uribe during a virtual studio tour. Federico is the creator of Plastic Reef, a colorful installation about plastics and its impact on our oceans. This bilingual program will be presented in English and Spanish. The event is free but you have to register in advance.
Saturday, October 1st at 7:30pm
RiverArts and The Music Hall Present Ballet Hispánico
Enjoy an evening of spectacular and beautiful Latinx dance from Ballet Hispánico at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Tickets range from $25 to $100 per person. Premier ticket holders include admission to the after-party with light refreshments and salsa dancing with the dancers.Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY.
Saturday, October 2nd at 7:30pm
A La Calle Block Party
Take a trip to the city for the ultimate block party with Ballet Hispánico. This includes a celebration of Latinx dance, music, art, food, and culture! Festivities include live performances from their professional Company and the Pa’lante Scholars, free dance classes, live music, and food from local vendors. West 89th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues, New York, NY 10024 (outside of Ballet Hispánico’s headquarters).