PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Hispanic Heritage Month Committee, in partnership with Mayor Donald Grebien and the city of Pawtucket, is pleased to announce the first Hispanic Heritage Month Festival, with 2021’s theme being Esperanza Pawtucket.

The festival will take place on Friday, Oct. 15, from 4:30 to 8 p.m., at the Veterans Amphitheater, 175 Roosevelt Ave., featuring an evening of fun, arts, food, and music.

The Hispanic Heritage Month Committee consists of state Sens. Sandra Cano, Jonathon Acosta, Cynthia Mendes, state Reps. Karen Alzate, Leonela Felix, and Carlos Tobon, City Councilor-at-large Elena Vasquez, and School Committee member Roberto Moreno.

COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the festival in addition to performances and food from Palagis Ice Cream truck, the EP Kitchen food truck, and a taco food truck.

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