Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Council will proclaim September 15 through October 15, 2023, as Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Orlando.
Hispanic Heritage Month is observed each year throughout the country to recognize the culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month reaffirms Orlando’s commitment to being a welcoming and inclusive city that embraces the differences of its residents. The city of Orlando is proud to dedicate this month and host events to celebrate the rich and diverse Hispanic culture and heritage within the community.
For a copy of the City of Orlando Hispanic Heritage Month proclamation, click here.
Upcoming events include:
Monday, September 11, 2023
2 p.m. - Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation
City Council Chambers, City Hall, 2nd Floor
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
5:30 p.m. - Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Amway Center, 400 West Church Street, Disney Atrium
Mayor Dyer will join District 2 City Commissioner Tony Ortiz to host the City of Orlando’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. At the event, the community can enjoy traditional Hispanic dishes, Latin music and entertainment.
Friday, September 8, 2023 – Friday, November 13, 2023
Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibition
Terrace Gallery at Orlando City Hall, 400 South Orange Avenue
As part of the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the city will feature domino-inspired art pieces that showcase the sport, which has historically been an important part of Latin American culture and is often associated with shared traditions and values such as family, community and friendship.
Thursday, October 19, 2023
3 p.m. - 2023 Prospera Success Stories: Synergy for Progress
Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 North Mills Avenue
Mayor Dyer will join Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Prospera’s leadership team and business owners to recognize Prospera partners and celebrate their contributions to the Central Florida community. Located within Orlando’s National Entrepreneur Center, Prospera is a local nonprofit that provides bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs. This event furthers the city’s goals to support small businesses and stimulate economic development.