HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2022: NYC Calendar of events

Hispanic Parade
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The New York City Hispanic Heritage Month celebration has returned this year with a plethora of activities organized by the city and other well-known city institutions! Here are highlights from throughout the month:

New York Yankees Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Head out to a ballgame with the New York Yankees as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month for select games during the 2022 regular season.

Yankee Stadium
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New York Latino Film Festival
Sept. 12-18

The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) is the premier Urban Latino film event that produces culturally relevant and entertaining experiences that build audiences for Latino cinema and support the film community.

YEP-NYC Social Thursday: Hispanic Heritage Month/Back To School
Sept. 15, 4:30 – 7 p.m.

YEP-NYC and other NYC professionals in education continue to support the community with an amazing network at Santiago’s Beer Garden.

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Party
Sept. 17, 12-4:00pm

Back at the Langston Hughes Library is a big party to celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. The family can enjoy an afternoon of piñata crafts, live music, face painting and more.

Hispanic Heritage Month at Industry City BK
Sept 17, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at one of the most popular places in Brooklyn with live Jazz and hip-hop performances and the chance to shop from unique vendors and entrepreneurs, handmade crafters and artists with amazing artwork.

Carnaval de la Cultura Latina
Sept. 18, 12-6 p.m.

​​Carnaval De La Cultura Latina has been held for the past 15 years on Junction Boulevard in Corona, Queens during the first week of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. The Carnaval's goal is to promote the art, music, dance, and great food from Latino cultures for a day of fun for the whole family.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Essex Market
Sept. 24, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month learning how to make a Puerto Rican National Dish. La Cocina de Loisaida is a monthly in-person cooking class series presented by The Loisaida Center at Essex Market, where longtime Lower East Sider and home chef Maria Bido shares authentic Puerto Rican recipes.

Book Discussion: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
Sept. 29, 6 p.m.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a discussion of Esmeralda Santiago's beloved autobiography, When I Was Puerto Rican at the Sunset Park Branch Library.

Afro-Latinidad: Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct. 1, 1 - 6 p.m.

Casita Maria, in partnership with Ori-Gen Collective present a night of music from Honduras, Cuba, Venezuela and more in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education.

Hispanic Day Parade
Oct. 9

The 2022 Hispanic Day Parade is back on Fifth Avenue this year celebrating twenty-one countries from around the world including Puerto Rico, Colombia, Honduras, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and the Dominican Republic.

Hispanic Heritage Parade
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Ballet Hispánico Hispanic Heritage Month A La Called BLock Party
Oct 14, 12 - 4 p.m.

The nation’s largest Latin dance organization celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with engaging programming and ends with it's A La Calle block party and include live performances from Ballet Hispánico’s Pa'lante Scholars and students from the School of Dance, as well as free dance classes, live music, and food from local vendors.