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The 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, September 30 from 1PM-5PM

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The City of Perth Amboy, in collaboration with the Perth Amboy Free Public Library and the Recreation Department, is thrilled to announce the eagerly awaited 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, scheduled for Saturday, September 30, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library parking lot.

Embracing the rich cultural heritage and contributions of the Hispanic community, this event promises to be a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and flavors that will captivate attendees of all ages. With a diverse lineup of activities, the celebration aims to foster unity, celebrate diversity, and cherish the vibrant Latino traditions.

Activities that attendees can look forward to include:

1. Live Latin Bands: The air will be filled with the mesmerizing beats of live Latin bands, showcasing the rhythmic essence of Latino music that transcends borders and brings people together.

2. Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibit: Immerse yourself in a captivating art exhibit that pays homage to the artistry and creativity of Hispanic culture, featuring talented local artists.

3. Hispanic Cultural Performance: Experience the captivating performances that narrate the essence of Hispanic heritage through dance, music, and theatrical presentations.

4. Hispanic Food: Delight your taste buds with an array of delectable Hispanic cuisine, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the rich culinary traditions of Latin America.

5. The "Manny Pacheco" Arts Award Ceremony: Recognizing outstanding contributions to the arts, this ceremony will celebrate individuals who have enriched the community with their artistic endeavors.

6. Domino Tournament: Engage in friendly competition and test your strategic skills in a thrilling domino tournament.

7. Latino Greek Life: Discover the significance of Latino fraternities and sororities as they showcase their culture and values to the community.

8. Fun Kids Activities and Face Painting: A day of excitement and joy awaits the young ones with engaging activities and delightful face painting.

In a heartfelt endeavor to celebrate local talent and provide a platform for community members to showcase their skills, the event organizers extend an invitation to residents interested in participating with Latino Arts, Dance Performances, Music Performances, and Poetry. Those eager to perform are encouraged to submit their interest by clicking on the link below: 


Hispanic Heritage Talent Search Form


Community stakeholders enthusiastic about contributing to this momentous occasion are invited to sponsor the event. To view our Sponsorship Packages, click on the link below.


HHC Sponsorship Opportunities


In the event of inclement weather, the rain date for the celebration is set for Saturday, October 7, ensuring that the community will have every opportunity to come together and revel in this cultural extravaganza.

This remarkable celebration is made possible by the joint efforts of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library, the Recreation Department, and the City of Perth Amboy's Office of Administration. Their dedication and commitment to celebrating diversity and fostering community spirit have been instrumental in organizing this event.


To view images of the 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, click here!


Join us on September 30 as we celebrate the rich tapestry of Hispanic culture and heritage at the 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Let's come together as one community to honor our shared history and build a brighter future.

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Joel Rosa
Library Director
Perth Amboy Free Public Library
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