Salsa Dancers“Celebración of Winchester” is a one-day, family-oriented free festival to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Carribean culture in our region.  It takes place Sunday, September 23, from 11 am till 6 pm on the Old Town Pedestrian Mall in Winchester.

Other activity includes a children’s art activity tent; Latin dancing lessons, a dance performance by a Mexican children’s dance troupe, an instrument petting zoo overseen by Shenandoah Conservatory music education students, artisan tents, “Country” tents (representing different Hispanic countries) and more.  Food will be for sale by various vendors as well as beverages, including soda and water.

Celebracion benefits the Winchester Main Street Foundation (WMSF).

Admission to “Celebración” is free to the public and the event will happen rain or shine.