Ways to celebrate Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month in northern Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month will bring many free festivals to the area, making them the perfect way to kick off your fall. Festivals will come to Atlanta, Gainesville, Macon and much more.

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta and Gwinnett County Public Library will have programming throughout the month

If you’re looking to celebrate, you’re spoiled for choice. Come back here throughout the month find more and more options!

Sept. 16

Para Mi Gente Fundraiser

  • WHAT: El Refugio hosts an event to help fund its work supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
  • WHEN: 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: Atlanta

Los Bravos Night

  • WHAT: Braves host annual Hispanic heritage night
  • WHEN: 7:20 p.m. (game time)
  • WHERE: Truist Park, 755 Battery Ave. SE

Chido & Padre’s Mexican Independence Day Celebration

  • WHAT: Restaurant celebrates Mexican Independence with taco bar and a live DJ.
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: 128 East Andrews Dr., Atlanta

Halcyon Mexican Independence Day Celebration

  • WHAT: Forsyth County mixed-use development celebrates Mexican Independence with food from CT Cantina & Taqueria.
  • WHEN: 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: 6365 Halcyon Way, Alpharetta

Sept. 17

Nuestras Voces Open Mic

  • WHAT: Free open mic night spotlighting local Hispanic performers.
  • WHEN: 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: Lawrenceville Arts Center, 125 N Clayton St., Lawrenceville

Placita Latina - Salsa on the Square

  • WHAT: Salsa classes, live music and DJ for the family.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Decatur Square, 509 N McDonough St, Decatur

Latino Leaders Summit

  • WHAT: GALEO presents its yearly leadership development summit.
  • WHEN: 8:30 a.m.
  • WHERE: Nesbitt Building, 3820 Mundy Mill Rd., Oakwood

Festival de las Naciones

  • WHAT: Iglesia de Dios invites you to celebrate with food, music, and more.
  • WHEN: 10 a.m.
  • WHERE: 6765 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Atlanta

Latino Fest Gainesville

  • WHAT: Hispanic Alliance welcomes you to celebrate with food, folklore, art, and more.
  • WHEN: 2 p.m.
  • WHERE: 301 Main St., Gainesville

Macon Hispanic Fest

  • WHAT: Yearly festival featuring various vendors, food, music, and more.
  • WHEN: 1 p.m.
  • WHERE: 700 Poplar St., Macon

Tri-City Latino Festival

  • WHAT: Yearly festival featuring Bachata Kings, food, music, and more.
  • WHEN: 12 p.m.
  • WHERE: Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th St., Columbus

Sept. 18

Celebrating Our Collective Culture

  • WHAT: A multi-day celebration of Latino artwork, plus a market, food & music.
  • WHEN: Multi-day
  • WHERE: Decatur

Festival de la Independencia de El Salvador

  • WHAT: Plaza de las Americas welcomes you to celebrate El Salvador’s independence day with food and vendors.
  • WHEN: 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: 733 Pleasant Hill Rd NW, Lilburn

Sept. 23

A Journey Towards Nonviolence

  • WHAT: Caminar Latino’s fundraiser to support Latino families impacted by domestic violence.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Georgia Aquarium

Fiesta del Perol

  • WHAT: Club Libertad invites you to wear white and join this traditional Peruvian festival.
  • WHEN: 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: 801 Tom Smith Rd. SW, Lilburn

La Amistad Fiesta

  • WHAT: Fundraising cocktail party and silent auction.
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: The Foundry at Puritan Mill, 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta

Sept. 24

Concert on the Green

  • WHAT: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with music and family fun.
  • WHEN: 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: 4405 Cherokee St, Acworth

Salsa in the City

  • WHAT: Celebrate and dance the night away with a salsa band and salsa instructor.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: 2757 E Point St, East Point

Sept. 25

Marinera Championship

  • WHAT: Second half of Club Libertad’s festival.
  • WHEN: 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: 791 Tom Smith Rd SW, Lilburn

Sept. 26

50 Most Influential Latinos

  • WHAT: GHCC honors 50 influential Latinos in Georgia.
  • WHEN: 9 a.m.
  • WHERE: Truist Park, 755 Battery Ave. SE

Sept. 29

Georgia Latino Film Festival

  • WHAT: Watch more than 300 films by Latino filmmakers. Runs through Oct. 2.
  • WHEN: 9 a.m.
  • WHERE: Lawrenceville

Oct. 1

LatinXFest Athens

  • WHAT: Dignidad Inmigrante presents a celebration with dance, music, and vendors
  • WHEN: 2 p.m.
  • WHERE: Washington Street, Athens

Los Ninos Primero Gala

  • WHAT: Fundraising gala for organization supporting Latino students.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, 1 Galambos Wy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328


  • WHAT: Festival celebrating salsa music.
  • WHEN: 3 p.m.
  • WHERE: Stockbridge Ampitheater, 4650 N Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Danzas Tipicas de Colombia

  • WHAT: Aurora Theater invites you to celebrate traditional dances.
  • WHEN: 7 p.m.
  • WHERE: Aurora Theater, 128 E Pike St, Lawrenceville

Oct. 2

Conyers Latin Festival

  • WHAT: Conyers city invites you to their yearly festival.
  • WHEN: 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Historic Train Depot, 901 Railroad St, Conyers

Oct. 9

Latino Taste Festival

  • WHAT: A festival featuring food, folklore, music, and more.
  • WHEN: 12 p.m.
  • WHERE: Dalton

Oct. 13

Hispanic Heritage Luncheon

  • WHAT: Celebration of the power of the Latinx electorate in Georgia.
  • WHEN: 11:30 a.m.
  • WHERE: Crown Plaza Norcross, 6050 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross

Oct. 15

Latin Fever Ball

  • WHAT: 50th-anniversary fundraiser for the Latin American Association in Georgia.
  • WHEN: 7 p.m.
  • WHERE: Flourish Atlanta, 3143 Maple Dr. NE, Atlanta

Oct. 20

Evening with a Purpose

  • WHAT: Gala and silent auction to raise money for tutoring programs.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Atlanta Athletic Club, 1930 Bobby Jones Dr., Johns Creek

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Alexandra Parker

Alexandra Parker joined CBS46 as a Digital Content Producer in July 2022.