Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Is proud to present Mexican Fiesta 2015!
Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (WHSF) is proud to present one of the largest Mexican Hispanic festivals in the Midwest (paid entrance) “Mexican Fiesta”. Since 1973, Mexican Fiesta has been bringing the sound, culture, and taste of México and Latin American countries to Milwaukee’s lakefront.
Celebrate three days of fun, food, Mariachi, and Fiesta this coming August 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, 2015 at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Mexican Fiesta encourages individuals from all ethnic backgrounds to share the beauty of Latin Countries’ history, art, music, and food. The attractive Cultural Pavilion will display an extraordinary show and exhibition of the Mexican arts & crafts from more than 120 artisans coming directly from different states of México.Where the past and the present come alive through the crafts, folkloric dances music and craft workshops. Also, you can enjoy our traditional freshly baked bread “Pan de Feria,” by master bakers Carlos & Pascual Roldan from the State of Hidalgo, México.
Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday, August 21st at the Cultural Pavilion.
Mexican Fiesta will feature Mariachi, folklore dancers and a variety of colorful entertainment such as:
• Sonidos y Movimientos de México
• Pok-Ta-Pok: Ballgame of the Ancient Maya – Presented by Rene Avila
• Academy of Mexican Dance and Music
• Grupo de Baile de la Rumba al Danzón
• And much more!
As a tradition, we will count with the presence of Our Lady of Zapopan, coming directly from Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. The sanctuary honoring Our Lady of Zapopan will be open for the three days of the festival from noon to midnight. Confessions will be heard from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. On Sunday, August 23rd, join us in the lakefront procession at 10:15 a.m. followed by Mass, with principal celebrant Father Guadalupe Santos from Ayutla, Jalisco, México.
Mexican Fiesta will feature traditional music such as Banda – Ranchero – Norteño – Salsa – Bachata – Cumbia – Pop & Rock en Español and much more, with live performances from:
• Espinoza Paz
• La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
• Chuy Lizárraga y su banda Tierra Sinaloense
• Pablo Montero
• Joe Veras
• Mariachi Cobre
• Michael Salgado
• Grupo Kual
• Los Invasores de Nuevo León
• Tejano Show Case featuring: Ram Herrera, Cacy Savala, Oscar G., David Farias and Tejano Highway 281
• Paloma del Rio
• And much more!
Plenty of different activities will be hosted during Mexican Fiesta 2015 for the entire family to enjoy:
Soccer Tournaments, Contest, Midway Rides, Children’s Area & Stage, Lake front Stage, Commercial Expo, Community & Health Fair Pavilion, Hotwheelz 2015 – Car & Motorcycle show, Art Gallery, Genealogy Exhibit and Much More.
Mexican Fiesta is also promoting health! On Sunday, August 23rd the Fiesta Run & Walk will take place at the Lake Shore Park (Summefest grounds) to create and maximize public awareness of the devastating effects of Diabetes and Obesity. Marshall for the Walk will be Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, Two Time World MMA Champion, and the Marshall for the Run will be Ramona Villarreal, Ironman 70.3 World Athlete. Registration is now available atwww.mexicanfiesta.org/fiesta_walk.php, single is $10, group of 4 is $35 and a team of 20 is $120 (extra member $6).
Enjoy all these activities at an affordable price by purchasing your tickets ahead of time at Mexican Fiesta office, El Rey Grocery Stores and Mi Super Mercados for only $13 per adult (9yrs old +), children 8 years old and under enter FREE with an adult. ($15 at the gate). Online tickets are available at www.mexicanfiesta.org.