Fiesta in Florissant June 22-23 Again at Knights of Columbus Park

“Fiesta in Florissant” will once again take place at the Knights of Columbus Park this year. The fiesta will be on Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 23 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. The park is located near Old St. Ferdinand Shrine, near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St.

The two-day celebration will feature a variety of entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries including Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.

Saturday, June 22 will feature Koctel Musical Banda and  Mateo y Los Bachateros Band from Chicago.  Sunday, June 23 will feature Los Juniors Latin Band and Wild Cats Mexican Band from Chicago.

There will also be a variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America available for purchase such as tamales, tacos and empanadas.

Other attractions include folk arts and crafts, Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas and Dora the Explorer, Exotic Petting Zoo with pony rides, inflatable rides and information booths from several cultural organizations to acquaint the public with their programs and services.

New this year will be a Quinceanera Fashion Show featuring authentic dresses and traditions of this Mexican Custom.  Expect giveaways and more.

One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations particularly because of the rise of the Hispanic population in North County.  The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students and underprivileged children. Admission and parking are  free.

For more information call 314-837-6100 or visit


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