EL GRITO DE INDEPENDENCIA:
Come Celebrate Mexican Independence!
El Grito y Fiestas Patrias celebrates the independence of Mexico and other Latin American countries from Spain. As Mexican President Lic. Enrique Peña Nieto presents the nation’s traditional El Grito in Mexico City, so too will Portland commemorate Mexican independence in the same manner inRose Quarter - Moda Center Commons , with a presentation of the revolutionary cry for independence, El Grito de Independencia, by Consul of Mexico at 9 p.m.
Rose Quarter - Moda Center Commons
September 15th, 2015
El Grito at Rose Quarter - Moda Center Commons Annual Celebration
Entry is free and the party begins at 11:30 a.m. and continues until 10 p.m. In addition to folkloric dancers and live mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and pop music, the event will include food and beverages for sale, community booths, vendors, and the Mexican tradition known as El Grito de Independencia.