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2015 Diez y Seis de Septiembre Calendar of Events Now Available

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Javier Flores, Department for Culture & Creative Development

2015 Diez y Seis de Septiembre Calendar of Events Now Available at a Library Branch Near You 

SAN ANTONIO (August 18, 2015) – The City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development and the City’s Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission announce the 2015 Diez y Seis de Septiembre Events Calendar is now available at all San Antonio Public Library branch locations throughout the city. Residents are encouraged to stop by their nearest branch library and pick up a complimentary copy. 

The calendar provides an exciting program filled with diverse and educational festivities for families to observe in celebration of the anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain and Hispanic Heritage. 

Several highlighted events from this year’s calendar include: 

Avenida Guadalupe 34th Annual Parade and Festival – September 12

  • Fiesta Patrias at Historic Market Square – September 12-13
  • Dia de los Niños – September 19
  • Culture, Health & Fitness Fair – September 19
  • Mariachi Concert – September 19 
  • Bravo! Latino! Musical Performance – September 25-26
  • Flamenco Fest 2015 – October 5-11

The community is also invited to a kick-off event for this year’s Diez y Seis de Septiembre activities. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Plaza de Armas Gallery, 115 Plaza de Armas (behind City Hall and next to the Spanish Governor’s Palace). Attendees to this free event will receive information on this year’s events, and enjoy cultural dance performances and light refreshments. 
For more information, visit or call 210-206-ARTS (2787). 

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