The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (WHSF) is proud to present one of the largest Mexican Hispanic festivals in the Midwest (paid entrance) “Mexican Fiesta”. Since 1974, Mexican Fiesta has been bringing the sound, culture, and taste of México and Latin American countries to Milwaukee’s lakefront.
Celebrate three days of fun, food, Mariachi, and Fiesta this coming August 24th, 25th, & 26th, 2012 at the Summerfest grounds.
Mexican Fiesta encourages individuals from all ethnic backgrounds to share the beauty of Latin Countries’ history, art, music, and food. For the first time ever, Mexican Fiesta will be hosting a Tequila Tasting the three days of the festivals, presented by the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry, directly from the State of Jalisco, Mexico. The Tequila Tasting will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., separate admission is required.
The attractive Cultural Pavilion will display an extraordinary show and exhibition of the Mexican arts & crafts from more than 100 artisans coming directly from different states of México. Also, you can enjoy our traditional freshly baked bread “Pan de Feria” by master baker Carlos Roldan from the State of Hidalgo, México.
Mexican Fiesta will feature Mariachi, folklore dancers and variety of colorful entertainment such as:
•Sounds and Movements of México – Presented by Mariachi Mexico Vive, Ballet Folklórico Poctli Yancuic & Escuela de Danza Clasica de la Secretaria de Cultura de Jalisco
•Tradicional Mariachi – Presented by Mariachi Mexico Vive
•Indigenous Mexico – Presented by Ballet Folklórico Poctli Yancuic and Ballet Folklorico Mexico Hnos. Ávila
•Aztec Ceremony – Presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexico Hnos. Ávila
•Pok-Ta-Pok: Ballgame of the Ancient Maya