For Immediate Release

Contact:  Brenda Kissko, Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau Tourism & Public Relations Manager: (432) 686‐3567 |  

On Saturday, September 17, the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland will host the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Fiesta Cultural to celebrate all cultures and Mexico’s Independence Day.  

“The Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland takes pride in bringing events to our community that are rich in culture and tradition,” said Charlene McBride, president of the Hispanic Cultural Center. “Through the development of our programs the arts have proven to be a key element in our everyday tasks. This is why it’s so important that we share these with everyone in our events.”

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Bradford Park on Jefferson and New York streets and end at 201 E. Florida St. by to Dona Anita’s Restaurant.  The fiesta will be held from 7 p.m. until midnight at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland on 1311 E. Wadley St., next to Hogan Park. There will be music by Grupo Navegante, PCS Show Band and Destino Band.  The Ballet Folklorico will also perform. There will be jumpers, a playground, food vendors and cold drinks.  Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. 

This event is being sponsored by Rosa’s Cafe, Telemundo, News West 9, La Ley, Bosworth Company, Univision 18, KMID/Permian Basin 360 and the Midland Reporter Telegram. 

For more information visit or contact Charlene McBride at (432) 683‐4226. 

The above information has been provided by the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland and distributed by the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau. The mission of the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage economic growth by developing, promoting, enhancing and supporting Midland as a vibrant visitor destination.