The Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce of Greater Kansas City Kicks Off FIESTA KANSAS CITY

For Immediate Release

Contact: Carlos Gomez 816.472.6767

The Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce of Greater Kansas City Kicks Off FIESTA KANSAS CITY

Kansas City, MO (June 18, 2013) – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City kicks off its 14th annual Fiesta Kansas City this weekend, June 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, at Crown Center, located at 2450 Grand Blvd.

The 3-day event is Kansas City’s largest Fiesta, boasting crowds of over 35,000+ attendees over the 3 days. It features:

•Food – From fresh fruit drinks to homemade burritos, KC’s best Latin restaurants will be serving a variety of fresh dishes to conquer even the largest appetites

•Margarita Cove – Enjoy a relaxed, shaded atmosphere with music from KC’s best Latin DJs, while savoring 7 flavors of margaritas

•Entertainment – Two stages will feature local, regional, national & international musical acts, including local folklorico dance groups and award winning performers Los Rieleros de Norte, Homero Vela & Fidel Rueda

•Family Fun Zone – Doubled in size, this area is dedicated to families. It will host: carnival games with prizes, art activities, face painting, moonwalks, a bungee run and slide, and other inflatable amusements.

•Bellas Artes – A regional exhibit of local Hispanic Artists’ artwork, including pottery, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, and textiles.

•Vendors – More than 100 vendors in booths and food stalls will sell an array of merchandise, such as Mexican novelty items, jewelry, sunglasses, apparel, toys and other goods.

•Contests – Festival goers will have the opportunities to compete in the jalapeno-eating contest, Mission Tortilla-Rolling contest, the Mission Great Tortilla Fling contest, and a challenge for the best “Grito,” a Mexican cheer or yell.

For more information, please visit our website www.FiestaKansasCity.com or, contact the Hispanic Chamber at 816-472-6767, or by email at gmunoz@hccgkc.com.

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ABOUT HCC The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community.

2001 Grand Blvd., Suite 700 Kansas City, MO 64108 816.472.6767 www.FiestaKansasCity.com

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