Hundreds celebrate Hispanic heritage

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2014 (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)
Hispanic Heritage Festival 2014 (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Hundreds will flock to downtown Dayton throughout the day Saturday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

Hispanic Heritage Festival 2014 (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)
Hispanic Heritage Festival 2014 (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

The annual Hispanic Heritage Festival kicked off at 11 a.m. at Riverscape.

The festival features a variety of Hispanic food, including dishes from Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Peru. There will also be music and entertainment. Kids can take part in a wide range of free activities including face painting and games. Vendors will be selling crafts from different countries as well as flags and t-shirts. Dance troupes will also be on hand performing traditional dances and keeping the crowd entertained.

Monument Avenue and St. Clair Street will be closed for the festival.

The festival runs until 11 p.m. Saturday.

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