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.
- First Peoples (13,000 BCE to 1760 CE) @ Tennessee State Museum - Ongoing
- Salsa Sunday @ Diskin Cider - Once a month
- Loteria @ Plaza Mariachi - Wednesdays
- Salsa Night @ Plaza Mariachi - Thursdays
- Childrens Shows @ Plaza Mariachi - Saturdays
- Dinner Show @ Plaza Mariachi - Saturdays
- Flea Market @ Plaza Mariachi - Sundays
- Fuerza Regida @ Bridgestone Arena - September 28
- The Latin Party @ Nashville Farmers' Market - September 29
- Hispanic Heritage Festival @ Nashville Zoo - September 30
- Marco Antonio Solis @ Bridgestone Arena - October 13
To learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month, visit hispanicheritagemonth.gov.
Nashville’s Hispanic culture is lively and growing. The influence of the culture can be seen, heard, and tasted all over Music City through art, live music, and authentic cuisine. Discover something new by exploring the culture through area businesses and events.
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.