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Mexican Independence Day Celebrations
When: September 12th through September 15th
Time: Thursday and Friday, 5:30p.m. to 11p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 11p.m.
Where: Cicero, 34th St and Laramie Ave.
Price: Free
Mexican Independence Day, is the festival that attracts families from diverse cultures, and backgrounds, filled with live music, real Mexican traditional food, and family fun. The event will include international stars and local talent. During the three-day festival, at the Mexican Independence Day aside from the carnival rides there will be a rodeo area, a Sunday parade and an endless number of family activities. For more information, visit www.cicerofestivals.com.

Fiestas Patrias Parade
When: Sunday, Sept. 15th
Time: 11a.m.
Where: Benton and Broadway; Aurora, IL
Price: Free
The Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board (AHHAB) will host the 2019 Aurora Fiestas Patrias Parade in partnership with the City of Aurora, Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (ARHCC), and the ARHHC Dollars for Scholars. The parade is a great way to share in community spirit and learn about the rich Hispanic cultural heritage. For more information, www.cicerofestivals.com.

Mexican Independence Day Parade
When: Saturday, Sept. 14th
Time: 11a.m. to 3p.m.
Where: St. Ansgar Church, 2040 Laurel Ave, Hanover Park, IL
Price: Free
St. Ansgar Church will be holding a parade to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. For more information, visit www.stansgar.weebly.com.

Viva Mexico Independence Day Celebration
When: Saturday, Sept. 14h and Sunday, Sept. 15th
Time: 3p.m.
Where: West Chicago Downtown
Price: Free
The Mexican Cultural Center DuPage (MCCD) will host a weekend-long celebration of culture and heritage that will bring exciting new attractions and beloved favorites to historic downtown West Chicago. Activities for the weekend will include performance by Ballet Folklórico, children’s activities, and a 13-foot piñata. For more information, visit www.westchicago.org.

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