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Hispanic Heritage Parade and Festival

September 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the 6th annual Hispanic Independence Parade and PNW’s 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival!

The parade, sponsored by H.U.G.S Cultural Committee of Hammond, will start promptly at 12:00 pm at Morton High School and end at Purdue University Northwest. The parade route will go west on 169th Street, turn left (south) on Kennedy Ave, turn right (west) on 173rd Street, and end at Purdue University Northwest.

The celebration will continue after the parade! Join us as we celebrate the diversity and richness of the Hispanic/Latinx community. Food, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities. This event is open to the PNW students, faculty, staff, and to the community. We will be celebrating rain or shine and look forward to seeing you at this year’s festival!

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Desfile de la Independencia Hispana y Festival

25 de septiembre de 12 – 5 p.m.

Acompáñanos para el sexto año del Desfile de la Independencia Hispana y el segundo año del Festival del Mes de la Hispanidad.

El desfile patrocinado por H.U.G.S. el comité cultural de la ciudad de Hammond, empezara puntualmente a las 12 p.m. en la Morton High School y terminara en la Universidad de Purdue Northwest. La ruta comenzara por la 169th St. y se recorrerá hacia el oeste hasta llegar a la Kennedy y de ahí girara a la izquierda hacia al sur y después en la 173rd Street al oeste de nuevo y terminara en la Universidad de Purdue Northwest.

La celebración continuará después del desfile. Están invitados a celebrar con nosotras la riqueza y diversidad de nuestra comunidad Latina. Habrá comida, entretenimiento y actividades para toda la familia. Este evento esta abierto a todos.


Logo: H.U.G.S. (Hispanic United Government Services) Cultural Committee. Features an illustration of a diving eagle with explosions behind it surrounded by flags of several countries.


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To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


September 25, 2022
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Purdue University Northwest – Hammond Campus
2200 169th St
Hammond, Indiana 46323
(219) 989-2400
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