* Mexican Independence Day Celebration - Sept 14, 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

CULTURAL HERITAGE SERIES

Mexican Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, September 14th
10 a.m. -1 p.m.

The Presidio will be flying the Mexican flag as it did from September 16th, 1821 through 1854 while operated by the Mexican Republic.  Soldados of the Mexican Republic and La Gente will be on hand dressed for the Mexican period. Visitors can enjoy tastes of horchata and hand-made tortillas as well as popular Mexican games and crafts. Tucson High’s Mariachi Rayos del Sol will perform throughout the event, and Danzacultura Folklorico will perform at 11:30 am.