Cultural Events

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Fiestas Patrias

Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Courthouse Square will be transformed into a festive, beautiful, and fun setting in celebration of this important patriotic holiday in the Mexican culture. Kids and families will love the Hands on the Arts crafts area, everyone will enjoy trying authentic Mexican food from local restaurants, and there will be an authentic Flag Ceremony conducted by Consul General de Mexico. The Square will be filled with colorful and glamorous Ballet Folklorico dancing, live Mariachi music, and a very special live performance by a great musical act. This is a FREE community celebration! 
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Wednesday-Sunday, September 25-29, 2019
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For the sixth year, Redwood City brings Oktoberfest to Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting and live entertainment. Join friends and neighbors in a huge decked-out Oktoberfest tent on Courthouse Square - complete with over 1,100 feet of "family style" bench seating, lots of fun and merriment, music, dancing, contests, cold beer and other beverages, food, and more! 
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Dia de los Muertos

Sunday, November 3, 2019
Courthouse Square (map)

CASA CIRCULO CULTURAL, in partnership with the San Mateo County History Museum and the Friends of the Library, and in collaboration with Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation, hosts the 9th Annual Celebration of Day of the Dead- Dia de los Muertos on Redwood City’s Courthouse Square.

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead, a beautiful ritual in which Mexicans happily and lovingly remember their loved relatives who have passed. There will be music, dancing, an elaborate altars contest, a procession down Broadway, food court, vendors, as well as free activities for children. There will also be a community Chalk Art Mural that everyone is encouraged to participate in. FREE ADMISSION. 

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