Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th – October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month! Whether you plan to attend a few events or learn more about various Hispanic cultures and histories, there are a number of ways to celebrate. Below are a few suggestions to get you started:


– All Month: Virtual Events hosted by The Library of Congress

– October 2nd: Puerto Rican Festival of the Carolinas

– October 9th: Hola Charlotte Festival 2021

– October 10th: Hispanic Learning Center’s International Festival

– October 16th: Latin Night at Camp North End

Local Resources

– Read this article from Alyssa Lopez to learn more about how to support the Hispanic businesses and organizations in the Queen City

– Check out multiple curated book lists from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library here and here

– Engage youth in various activities to celebrate throughout the month