Celebrate the May Revolution in Buenos Aires

The May Revolution launched the Argentine War of Independence, the first successful revolution in the Spanish American Wars of Independence on May 25, 1810

National Puerto Rican Day Parade is America’s biggest celebration of PR culture

NPRDP Education Leadership Awards are at Time Warner Center, Thu, May 25. The parade is Sun, June 11, 2017.

Dominican Day Parade

Save the date for one of NYC’s great street parties Aug 13, 2017.

10,000 Dancers to Dance, Dance, Dance Parade

Dance for Peace from 21st and Broadway, to 8th Street, to Tompkins Square Park for an afternoon DanceFest Sat, May 20, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May (May 14, 2017). Some celebrate on other days in March, May, August, October, or December.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in New York City

Celebrate the French defeat at Puebla, Mexico with Mexican food, drink, and culture, Fri, May 5, 2017

May Day or Worker’s Day is a public holiday in many Latin cultures

Celebrate Spring or Worker’s Day on May 1

NYC closes city streets and schedules marches for Earth Day

Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus

Good Friday 2017 is Fri, Apr 14

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus

Easter is the most important holiday in the Latin world. Easter 2017 is Sun, Apr 16

Passover commemorates freedom from slavery and the Exodus

The Jewish Spring holiday is Mon Apr 10 – Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Holy Week (Semana Santa) is the Latin world’s main holiday season

The Christian Spring holiday is the week leading up to Easter. Holy Week 2017 is Sun-Sat, Apr 9-15

NYC’s Colombian Musicians Throw a Party to Raise Money for Mocoa Landslide Survivors

Join Alex Sensation, Orquesta Guayacan, Cesar Alvarez, Maria del Rosario, Pacho Velez, Juanos, Ja-Nay, Miguel Horacio, Evenny, Los Iracundos, Braulio Jimenez, Reneco, Nilko Andreas, Gregorio Uribe, Duey Meza, Joridel & more at La Boom in Woodside, Queens, Sun, Apr 9

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem

The Christian holiday on the Sunday before Easter is Sun, Apr 9, 2017

Spanish & French groups march in the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Amigos De San Froilán, Bagad de Lorient, Casa Galicia, & Xuntanza De Cataluna will march up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 79th St on Mar 17, 2017

Be Bold For Change on International Women’s Day

#BeBoldForChange, Women’s March, A Day Without a Woman. A protest is gathering midday at Grand Army Plaza at Fifth Ave & 59th St. Wed, Mar 8, 2017

Carnival is a Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

The Septuagesima is Feb 12, but Venice Carnavale starts Feb 11. Rio Carnaval starts Feb 24. Barranquilla Carnaval starts Feb 25. The whole party ends on Carnival Tuesday (Mardi Gras), Feb 28, 2017.

Dominican Independence Day is a party In the Heights

Celebrate independence from Haiti in 1844 on Feb 27

Day Without Immigrants National Strike February 16, 2017

#DayWithoutImmigrants is a grass-roots nationwide strike protesting the President’s multiple attacks on immigrants. No work. No school. No shopping. Feb 16, 2017

Latin things to do in NYC for Valentine’s Day

Show some Latin love with Broadway, music, dancing, or even an art exhibit or fashion show around Feb 14, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Celebrate the birthday of the great American civil rights leader on January 15, 1929. It’s a federal holiday on the third Monday in January, January 16, 2017.

Three Kings Day Parade

El Museo del Barrio’s annual parade is Friday, January 6, 2017 from 11am-12:30pm, with a feast at El Marqueta from 12-1pm and live music and free admission at the museum from 1-2pm.

Three Kings Day

January 6 was originally a Christian feast day that is the main focus of the holidays for some Latin communities, especially New York City’s Puerto Rican community

Three King’s Day Teatro SEA

Children can meet the Three Kings and receive a gift at this free event by New York City’s Latino children’s theatre Teatro SEA on January 6

International Romani Day

Celebrates Romani (Gypsy) culture
April 8

Peruvian Independence Day

July 28-29 is a two-day celebration of the Peruvian declaration of independence from Spain in 1824.

La Virgen de Chiquinquirá is the patron saint of Colombia

She is in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá, in Boyaca, Colombia. Her feast is Jul 9.

Colombian Independence Day

On July 20 Colombians celebrate the day in 1810 when protests in Bogotá, the capital, led to the formation of an independent government and ultimately to independence from Spain in 1819.

Ecuadorian Independence Day

Ecuadorians celebrate independence from Spain on August 10. On this day in 1809, Criollo rebels took over the Ecuadorian capital Quito.

Dominican Day Parade Gala

Support the Dominican Day Parade in its mission to provide scholarships to promising Dominican-American students. Music and dancing with Fernando Villalona & Orchestra at Terrace on the Park on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 7pm.

Uruguayan Independence Day

Uruguayan New Yorkers celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day on August 25.

Bill De Blasio Dominican Day Parade Reception

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio & First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a festive reception for the Dominican Day Parade at Gracie Mansion on August 11, 2016.

Dominican Day Parade 2016 Launch

The Dominican Day Parade 2016 Launch was hosted by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer at the United Palace in Washington Heights August 9, 2016.

Dominican Day Parade Breakfast 2016

Join the Northern Manhattan Democrats for Change and New York City’s political leadership at Dyckman Marina Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 8-10am. This is a free public event.

Hispanic Heritage Month

The United States celebrates our Hispanic heritage from September 15 – October 25

Brazilian Day New York

Save the date for the biggest Brazilian festival outside Brazil on Sun, Sep 3, 2017

Mexican Independence Day

El Grito de Dolores (The Cry of Dolores) marked the start of the Mexican War of Independence on September 16, 1810. ¡Viva México!

Brazilian Independence Day

Brazilian New Yorkers celebrate Brazilian Independence Day on September 7. Many also celebrate at Brazilian Day New York on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend.

Day of the Dead

An Aztec Mexican tradition now associated with the Christian All Souls Day on November 2.

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

This New York City holiday tradition will be lit on Nov 30, 2016 at 7pm

Hispanic Day Parade

New Yorkers from the 20 Latin American countries and Spain celebrate the last days of Hispanic Heritage Month on Sun, Oct, 8, 2017

Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

The Christmas Tree and Nativity made with Neapolitan Baroque Crèche is a New York City holiday tradition. It’s at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Nov 22, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017

New Year’s Eve 2017

The 2017 Times Square New Year’s Eve program will be announced Dec 26, 2016. Univision is providing three star performers.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Mexican-Americans celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Mon, Dec 12, 2016 with a Youth Mass at 10am and a Mass at 7pm.

La Novena de Navidad

The nine day Christmas celebration from Dec 16 – 24 is a holiday tradition in Colombia and some Latin cultures

Christmas in New York City

November and December is a time of glittering windows, Rockettes, Christmas trees, lights, parades, masses, and shopping, lots of shopping.


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