The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
To learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month, visit hispanicheritagemonth.gov.
Spend a day, a week, or the entire month. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Music City.
Find other ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month throughout Nashville.