Mexico Independence Day

September 16, 2012

Today, September 16, marks Mexico’s Independence Day (or Grito de Dolores). This is the 202nd anniversary of the event that started the War of Independence. Although true independence was not gained until 1821, it was this particular day that started the movement towards freedom. The Fair hosted a large parade in honor of the day,…

Sunday Funday Shopping

September 2, 2012

Amongst the flurry of activity going on at the Fair today, Plaza de las Americas has come to life with the Festival Latinoamericano de Arte y Folklore. The festival is going on from today (Sept. 2) until tomorrow and it’s jam packed with talented musicians, fun shopping booths and other activities. The Plaza de las Americas…