Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us in celebrating Mexican Independence Day in Downtown Chula Vista on Saturday, September 17th from 5pm-9pm, where for the first time in history we will celebrate the Grito de Independencia ceremony. The event will be filled with live music, dance, tasty bites and so much more! 

Attendees will be able to enjoy the baile folclórico and the Banda de Guerra, as well as the best gastronomy from the small businesses along Third Avenue.

The event will also include a welcome from Honorable Chula Vista Mayor, Mary Casillas Salas. The Grito de Independencia ceremony will take place from 7:30pm to 8:00pm and will be led by the Consul General of México in San Diego, Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez.  You don’t want to miss this beautiful and traditional event.  We can’t wait to see you there!

Ven a celebrar las fiestas patrias en Downtown Chula Vista el Sabado, 17 de Septiembre de 5pm-9pm en Memorial Park, donde por primera vez en la historia se celebrará la ceremonia del Grito de Independencia. El evento estará lleno de música, baile, antojitos y mucho más! 

Podrán disfrutar de danza folclórica y banda de guerra. Además, los comercios sobre la Tercera Avenida ofrecerán lo mejor de su gastronomía. 

En el evento, contaremos con la presencia de la Alcaldesa de Chula Vista, Mary Casillas Salas. La ceremonia del Grito de Independencia se llevará a cabo de las 7:30pm a las 8pm y estará a cargo del Cónsul General de Mexico en San Diego, Carlos González Gutiérrez. No te pierdas de este hermoso y tradicional evento. ¡Te esperamos!

Memorial Bowl Stage

(Memorial Park in Downtown Chula Vista)

Folkloric & Flamenco Sunshine Ballet de El Centro

Danza Mexicayotl
led by Dr. Mario E. Aguilar

Perla Negra

Ballet Folklorico Real de San Diego

Marian Flores with San Diego Opera

Remarks by Honorable Mayor Mary Casillas Salas

Banda de Guerra Performance and Escolta Flag Presentation
El Grito de México en Chula Vista by Cónsul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
Musical Performance by Marian Flores with San Diego Opera

Mariachi Estrella de Chula Vista

…additional musical and dance performance details coming soon.

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