2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Events in Westchester

Learn more about mola during the Family Art Workshop at the Hudson River Molas
Learn more about mola during the Family Art Workshop at the Hudson River Molas

2023 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-October, 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.

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Sunday, September 10th from 11:00am – 12:00pm
Hispanic Festival in Ossining

Enjoy performances, dances, live music, arts and crafts and food representing different Hispanic and Latin cultures. Additionally, they will have gifts, raffles, and international tables. This free event is hosted by the Ossining Padres Hispanos Inc. Nelson Park, Ossining, NY.

Saturday, September 16th from 11:00am-11:30am
Armelle for Kids

Enjoy a fun family concert in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Held at the Harrison Public Library, the concert is led by Armelle Gloaguen, an award-winning artist and educator at the Harrison Public Library. Designed for ages 0-8 years old. Free. 2 Madison Avenue, West Harrison, NY.

Saturday and Sunday, September 16, 17, 23, 24, and 30 from 1:00pm–4:00pm
Family Art Workshop: Hudson River Molas

Visit the Hudson River Museum and participate in their family-friendly art workshop. Firstly, this includes the use of mola, a form of textile art that forms women’s clothing among thee indigenous people of Panama and Colombia. Secondly, kids will get to create their own mola. Finally, this includes the use of construction paper and glue. Kids will be able to decorate their mola using animals  found in the Hudson River Valley. Recommended for ages 4+. Free with museum admission. Additionally, the program is for kids ages four and up. 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701

Tuesday, September 19th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Health & Flavor with Hispanic Heritage Foods

The Yonkers Public Library is hosting a health and flavor talk. Tina McGeough, a registered dietitian. The event will highlight fun ways how to include traditional seasonings and staples foods from Latin America into your dishes. Free. 1500 Central Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10710

Wednesday, September 20th from 10:30am-12:00pm
Art Styles From Around The World – Hispanic Heritage

Families can visit the Scarsdale Library for a morning of art in celebration of global artistic traditions. Hosted by Kören Beck of Edgemont Art Barn, you will learn more about Hispanic artists and their styles. In addition, this includes a focus on Central and South America. Afterwards, you will have the chance to draw following the discussion. 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Wednesday, September 20th from 5:30pm-6:30pm
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Mariachi Sol Mixteco

Enjoy live music from Mariachi Sol Mixteco at the West Harrison branch. Held in the children’s room, families will enjoy Mexican songs. Free. 2 Madison Street,  West Harrison, NY 10604.

Saturday, September 23rd from 12:00pm-2:00pm
Fiesta Latina

Enjoy Hispanic Heritage Month with dancing, music, crafts, and food! Additionally, the dancing is led by Anna de la Paz. This program is for all ages and no registration is required. Village Branch, 85 Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927

Saturday, September 23rd from 4:00pm-9:00pm
Downtown Summer Sizzle: Hispanic Heritage Day

Families can enjoy live music on the Ruby Park Green. 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801

Sunday, September 24th from 12:00pm-5:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Visit Mount Vernon for the 2nd annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration.  Howard Street Park, between South Terrace Avenue and West Lincoln, Mount Vernon, NY

Thursday, October 12th from 5:00pm-8:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Fiesta

Celebrate hispanic heritage and culture with the National Associate of Hispanic Nurses. Funds raises will go towards their nursing programming. Sam’s of Gedney Way, 52 Gedney Way White Plains, NY 10605