Calder Plaza (La Grand Vitesse)


August 2-4 2024.

Hispanic Festival 2024 is the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan's premier annual celebration of our community's rich heritage, it is taking place August 2-4.

Get Involved


At the festival we want to support Hispanic owned small businesses as it is a meaningful way to contribute to the local economy, promote diversity, and help entrepreneurs thrive.

Want to be a food or Mercado vendor at the Hispanic Festival?

For more information and to apply, contact the Hispanic Center at 616.742.0221 or email at


For 46 years the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has held the Hispanic Festival downtown Grand Rapids, MI.
It is our premier event & largest fundraiser. The Hispanic Festival is an expressive way to celebrate & share heritage, culture & traditions with community It is meant to rejoice special moments and emotions in the lives of Latinx community & keep us connected to our roots. In 2023 we had 40,000 to 60,000 people attend over the festival weekend.

If you want to become a sponsor, please contact Rocio at 616.246.0568 or


This event would not be possible without our great team of volunteers. Volunteering is an excellent way to connect with your local community. You'll meet people from diverse backgrounds, both among fellow volunteers and festival attendees, fostering a sense of belonging and unity. By volunteering, you are actively contributing to the success of an event that celebrates and promotes Hispanic culture. This support is essential for the festival's sustainability and growth.

Take a look at

Our Sponsors 2024

La Familia

Los Padrinos

Los Primos

Los Compadres

Los Vecinos

Gallery of 2023