City of Minneapolis celebrating Latino Heritage Month

September 7, 2023
I-35W Bridge lit teal and orange

The City of Minneapolis is honoring Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) this year with a bridge lighting, City Council resolution and Latino cultural dress exhibit.

The City Council approved a resolution celebrating Latino Heritage Month. The Sept. 7 resolution states that the mayor and City Council commemorate Latino Heritage Month to protect and uplift the voices, visions and contributions brought forward by Latinos throughout Minneapolis, the United States and the world.

The 35W Bridge will light up in teal and orange overnight Friday, Sept. 15.

An exhibit open to the public will showcase the textures, colors and history of traditional outfits from Central and South America.

Latino cultural dress exhibit
7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays Oct. 2-13
Hennepin Gallery, Hennepin County Government Center, A-level, 300 Sixth St. S.