Monday, August 15, 2011

El Grito - September 15

Come celebrate Mexican Independence at the El Grito celebration hosted by the City of Los Angeles on Thursday, September 15, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the El Pueblo Historical Monument (125 Paseo De La Plaza).

El Grito, which means "the cry" in Spanish, is the traditional chant of independence dating back to September 15, 1810, when Mexico declared its independence from Spain.

The celebration will include indigenous Aztec dancing, mariachi music, regional folklore tellings, and much more. Admission is free.