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DeSoto hosting free Latino Heritage festival with live music, food Sept. 18

The event marks National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

DeSoto will host its annual Latino Heritage Festival on Sept. 18 featuring live performances by The Latin Breed and La Dezz.

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 signifies National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time where the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans history, culture, and achievements are recognized.

The festival, put on by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and coinciding with the heritage month, will be held Saturday, Sept. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m., at the DeSoto Outdoor Amphitheater located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road. In addition to musical performances, it will also include arts and cultural exhibits, Hispanic food, face painting and bounce houses.

Additional information is available online.

Tyler Carter, Special Contributor. Tyler Carter is an adjusting Texan by way of Jackson, Miss., who is an avid lover of media, fitness, sports and telling impactful stories. Previously, he served as a trending/breaking news/crime reporter for and The Mississippi Press and adjunct professor at the University of South Alabama. @SIPmyTHOUGHTS

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