Hispanic Heritage Month
Wellington celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. We are proud of our community’s cultural diversity, and the beautiful traditions of Latin American countries.
We invite residents to share their Hispanic roots and join us as we celebrate and honor diversity in our Village by using the #WellingtonOrgullo on their social media posts.
Hispanic Heritage Month Events
There are many ways to celebrate the contributions and influences of the Hispanic and Latinx communities in Palm Beach County; don’t miss out on these festive and educational events in September and October.
Family Storytime Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
September 14 from 10-10:45 AM
Auditorium, Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis St, West Palm Beach
The Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach is organizing an educational event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Bilingual Storytime! For families with children up to 5 years old. Join Ms. Claudia for music and movement, songs, rhymes, art, and of course, great books in Spanish and English. Space is limited, and in-person sign-up begins in KidSpace at 9:30 am. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach
This special Clematis by Night event will feature Luis Manuel and The Charambo Band. Considered one of the best big Salsa bands in Florida, the band includes 8 highly talented musicians performing Classic Salsa with a touch of Cuban Son, and more. You may bring blankets and chairs.
September 15 - October 15
Historical Society of Palm Beach County, 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach
From September 15 – October 15, the Historical Society will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage, by bringing attention to the achievements of Palm Beach County’s Hispanic community leaders. This year, the Hispanic Heritage celebration has scheduled an Exhibit titled “Going Places” and a Panel Discussion with a Cocktail Reception.
Free event on September 17 from 6 PM to 10 PM. The International Latin tropical band will perform cover and original music with a Latin twist starting from 7:30 pm. Bring your own blankets or chairs for seating. Food trucks on site from 6 PM.
Phipps Park, 4715 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach
The Latin Quarter WPB Fiesta recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of The Palm Beaches. The event will include food, music, dancing, games, kids activities, dominos, putt-putt golf, a parade and much more! The Parade starts at Bunker Rd and Dixie Hwy-WPB and ends at The Festival at Phipps Park across from St. Juliana.
Digital Activities for Hispanic Heratige Month
Looking for virtual event options? The Palm Beach County Library System is hosting nearly a month of virtual events starting Sept. 8. The roster of workshops features options for all ages including cooking classes, traditional arts and crafts, bilingual storytime, and sessions on Hispanic and Latinx history and figures. It’s easy to pre-register online and attend via Zoom. In addition to the online courses, the library has curated Hispanic Heritage Month reading lists for adults and kids in English, as well as a list of titles in Spanish.