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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Latin Festival returns to downtown Ocala this weekend

A festival designed to celebrate Latin culture through food, music, and free dance lessons will return to downtown Ocala this weekend.

The fourth annual installment of Festival Latino will take place on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Citizens’ Circle, which is located at 151 SE Osceola Avenue in Ocala.

The free multicultural event will highlight different Latin American countries through a collection of food vendors, as well as live performances from several musical acts: Grupo Rumba Latina, El Trio Rosal, and Animacion de Edwin Yumar.

Festival Latino Downtown Ocala (Photo Festival Latino)
2023 Festival Latino Downtown Ocala (Photo: Festival Latino)

Along with live music and food trucks, the event will also feature vendors selling handcrafts and activities for the children in attendance.

Additionally, free Salsa and Bachata classes will be taught by Step n Dance.

For more information on the event, visit the Festival Latino Downtown Ocala Facebook page.