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El Grito Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. As the Mexican President presents the nation’s traditional El Grito in Mexico City, so too will Portland commemorate Mexico’s independence at the Rose Quarter Commons.


Rose Quarter - Moda Center Commons
Friday, September 15, 2017

El Grito at Rose Quarter - Moda Center Commons Annual Celebration Join us for the most important holiday celebrated by the Oregon Hispanic community! Entry is free for all and the celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. and continues until 10:30 p.m. In addition to folkloric and Aztec dancers, live mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and pop music, there will also be traditional food and beverages, community booths with interactive and educational materials, and the Mexican tradition known as El Grito de Independencia.



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