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FIESTA Indianapolis

About FIESTA Indianapolis:

Since 1980, La Plaza’s FIESTA Indianapolis has been the premier Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Indiana, bringing together a vibrant and diverse community and enhancing the cultural fabric of Indianapolis. Over 15,000 Hoosiers join FIESTA Indianapolis every year, where they enjoy a day of music, dancing, food, children’s activities, a health and wellness fair, and community service booths.

This free, family event is held in September in downtown Indianapolis.

The main objectives of La Plaza’s FIESTA Indianapolis are:

• To celebrate and share the Hispanic culture with the entire community
• Enhance the cultural fabric of the city
• Expand Cultural Tourism in Indianapolis
• Disseminate information to the Hispanic Community

FIESTA Indianapolis celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month and the Latino community in Indiana. This year we are bringing community members a virtual experience with a series of events for Hispanic Heritage Month.

For a complete list of events, visit www.laplazaindy.org/fiesta-2020.

FIESTA Indianapolis 2020 – Virtual Edition

Our featured online FIESTA Indianapolis experience will take place, via Zoom and live-streamed on La Plaza’s Facebook page on Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 7 pm – 8 pm. A CELEBRATION OF LATINO HOOSIERS Learn about the diverse cultures and stories of Latinos who are making a difference in Central Indiana. __ Nuestra experiencia virtual de FIESTA Indianapolis se llevará a cabo, a través de Zoom y se transmitirá en vivo en la página de Facebook de La Plaza el sábado 19 de septiembre de 2020, de 7 p.m. a 8 p.m. UNA CELEBRACIÓN DE ‘HOOSIERS’ LATINOS Aprenda sobre las diversas culturas e historias de los latinos que están marcando la diferencia en el Centro de Indiana.

 

 


Thank You

On behalf of La Plaza, we want to thank all of our FIESTA Indianapolis 2020 sponsors.  Our 39th Annual FIESTA could not have been done without our sponsors’ generous support!

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors 

  • Eskenazi Health
  • Taft Law
  • Children’s Bureau, Inc.
  • Lacy Foundation
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits: Tito’s
  • HealthNet, Inc.
  • Ice Miller
  • Old National Bank
  • LISC Indianapolis | Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Hensley Legal Group
  • Geico Cares

Virtual Booth Sponsors

  • Indianapolis Ballet
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana
  • Morales Group
  • Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
  • Church Mutual Cares Foundation
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Christel House DORS
  • Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI)

SAVE THE DATE

FIESTA INDIANAPOLIS 2021 – Saturday, September 18, 2021


FIESTA Indianapolis 2019 – THANK YOU!

Pictured from left to right: Grisel Barajas – Telemundo Indy and La Grande 105.1, Ed Collins – Chase Co. and La Plaza Board Member, Jadira Hoptry – Fifth Third Bank, Kathy Soutchet-Downey – Office of Congressman André Carson; Miriam Acevedo-Davis – La Plaza; Schiela Peña – Regions Bank, DJ Rican – Telemundo Indy and La Grande 105.1, Randy Powell – Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, Fernando Fiore – Television personality and Sportscaster, John Koluder – Indy Eleven Soccer, Mariana Lopez-Owens – La Plaza, DJ Gil – Telemundo Indy and La Grande 105.1

Night of the Americas

About Night of the Americas:

Every Spring, La Plaza hosts our unique Night of the Americas event to raise community awareness and support for La Plaza’s impactful programs.

During this Latin American themed evening celebration, over 400 of our city’s business, public, and community leaders learn more about La Plaza’s work, savor a delicious ethnic dinner, and enjoy dancing under the stars. The students and families served by La Plaza have a chance to share their stories with the community.

Finally, La Plaza names the annual Hispanic American Service Award winners and awards annual college scholarships through the La Plaza Scholarship Fund.

THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE SPONSOR STRADA EDUCATION NETWORK!

An important update regarding our 15th Annual Night of the Americas:

First and foremost – we hope that you, your family, and colleagues are well and in good spirits.  This is an unprecedented time for everyone, and much like you at your organization, we at La Plaza are trying to navigate the pandemic as best we can while continuing to support our mission. This means shifting priorities where needed to respond to the needs of those most vulnerable during this crisis, and creatively approaching new challenges as they arise.

We are proud to be a front line organization serving some of the most vulnerable members of our communities with necessities like food, rental and utility assistance, weekly virtual tutoring support for students, and interactive live informational sessions for the community at large. We are honored to have your support for our Night of the Americas event (NOTA) – one of the most important events on the calendar each year for La Plaza to fundraise and drive awareness in the community.  

As with all other events with large gatherings of people, NOTA is not going to physically take place as planned. We are actively working to reimagine our events this year, as virtual events where possible.  In the meantime, we understand the COVID-19 crisis is impacting everyone in unique ways and wanted to reach out. 

 In lieu of an in-person event, we will host our Night of the Americas online, via Zoom and live-streamed on Facebook on Friday, June 12, 2020, from 7 pm – 8 pm.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED US AT OUR VIRTUAL NIGHT OF THE AMERICAS!

Watch a recap of our event below!

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