* Mexican Independence Day Celebration: Dia de la Familia - Sept. 16th 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mexico wins independence from Spain in 1821. From 1821 – 1854 the Presidio is under Mexican rule. Celebrate Mexico with Living History re-enactors, Mexican crafts, make your own tin ornament using tin-smithing tools, fresh tortillas and family lectures on Dia de la Familia.