Kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month at our festive outdoor celebration, featuring live music, dance, and a variety of activities celebrating the culture and traditions of many Latin American and Caribbean countries!

Enjoy an array of local vendors. Don’t forget to bring your own blanket and pillows to enjoy a picnic in the garden, play domino, and savor something delicious from our food trucks!

This event is for all ages. In case of rain, the event will move indoors. 

Enjoy free general admission to the Museum all day during Community Day!

Location: Museum’s Horizon Plaza and Alice Dreyfuss Memorial Garden

Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.


  • 12-12:30pm DJ Fauzi mixing the best Latin hits
  • 12-1pm Mariachi Sol Mixteco
  • 1-1:30pm Guitarist Justin Garcia (melodic, moody, jazzy folk Latin)
  • 1:30-1:45pm DJ Fauzi
  • 1:45-2:30pm TreZure (blended repertoire from Cuba , Peru, Puerto Rico, and Brazil)
  • 2:30-3pm  Balcón Andino de Chunchi (Ecuadorian folk dance)
  • 3:00-4pm: Rhythm of the Hearts band (salsa, merengue, guaguancó, montuno, oriza, calypso)
  • 4:00-5pm: DJ Fauzi


  • 12-5pm Domino games
  • 1-4pm Photo booth with artist Luisa Pinzon Romero
  • 12-4pm Drum lesson with Jose Luis Abreu
  • 12-5pm Taino petroglyphs activity with Gabriel Pacheco
  • 12-5pm salsa making with chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz
  • 12-5pm Drum & Piñata-making activity

Planetarium Shows

Location: Main Building, First Floor

Tales of the Maya Skies Duration: 36 minutes.
(recommended for families with kids ages 12+)
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Maya science, cosmology and myth.

English narration: 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm
Spanish narration: 1:15pm, 2;45pm, 4:15pm