Press release from ¡¡Viva Fort Wayne Fiesta!! organizers:

¡¡Viva Fort Wayne Fiesta!!

August 28 at Headwaters Park

It’s a time to celebrate the diversity and spirit of the Latino community of Fort Wayne and Hispanic Heritage Month.

Viva Fort Wayne is “Latin-Themed Family Entertainment” at its best.

A featured event will be the 2nd. Annual Chihuahua dog race. Another will be the awarding of the second annual El Mexicano Humanitarian award.

¡¡VIVA FORT WAYNE FIESTA!! Is Saturday, August 28 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 PM.

The program will include: food, piñatas, payasos (clowns), live music, games, face painting, folkloric dancers, and lots of information!

Ballet Amaneceres de México, and their breathtaking performance will dazzle you with an ethnic dancing program that includes folkloric dances from different regions of México and Latin-America.

Live Music: This year’s line-up includes Banda Pitayo, Neo-Genesis, Grupo Adiccion, Horus de La Sierra, Aparencia Musical, Gallos de La Sierra, and mucho, mucho mas!!

Enjoy Mexican and Latino-American foods and refreshing drinks.

Kids will have a blast at the children’s play area with piñatas clowns and games.

TO CELEBRATE ¡¡VIVA FORT WAYNE FIESTA!!, We are inviting you, your business or organization for a day and evening of FUN, MUSIC, FOOD, COMPETITION AND INFORMATION.

ADMISSION FOR THE EVENT IS FREE FOR KIDS 10 AND UNDER.

Adults pay a donation of only $5.00 after 4:00 PM.

The plan is to bring muchas (many) social service agencies, churches, and businesses to display their information, talk to people, and provide ideas and resources for families. So many times people don’t seek help because they don’t know where to go. No one should be without help when help is out there to support all citizens in Fort Wayne, especially those less fortunate folks. Help us put the information in the right hands.

¡¡VIVA FORT WAYNE FIESTA!! will be hosted at the beautiful HEADWATERS PARK EAST PAVILLION in downtown Fort Wayne.

It’s time for a great day of fun, Chihuahua races, games, Latin-American food, dancers, live music and information-sharing!!!

All proceeds (100%) from ¡¡VIVA FORT WAYNE FIESTA!! will go to the Jorge Gonzalez Trust. Jorge is a 17-year old boy in desperate need of a kidney transplant. As of today over $80,000.00 has been raised to help Jorge obtain his much needed kidney transplant. The goal is to have $100,000.00 in the Trust account for the surgery to take place.

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