Pageant, dancing to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

Pageant, dancing to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

La’Tisha Vargas, an event planner with the folkloric ballet troupe the Golden Triangle Hispanic Association, invites the community to attend a celebration of Mexican Independence Day, which is Sept. 16. Vargas’ dancers, various bands, numerous vendors and others will be on Crockett Street in Beaumont on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 1 p.m. on for a pageant and festival to commemorate the occasion.

Vargas, who has three daughters who will be dancing and one who will participate in the pageant, said the pageant starts at 1 p.m. and her dance group will be performing at various times throughout the day starting at approximately 2:30 p.m. She said attendees can buck to their heart out on one of three mechanical bulls that will be available for use at the event. Children can bounce, bounce, bounce in a moonwalk or have their faces painted while parents dance to the music filling the air on the street and the local businesses on Crockett. There will also be a style show showcasing dresses from Port Arthur business Maria’s Quinceañera.

“There are going to be a lot of people there,” Vargas said of the event. “It is going to be amazing!”

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