Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15, 2018. Check out the events, businesses, and restaurants where you can celebrate and support Hispanic Americans and their enrichment of our culture, specifically in Minneapolis.

Local Businesses

¡Apoya a tu cultura hispana local este mes y mantén el hábito durante todo el año!
Support your local Hispanic culture this month and carry the habit throughout your year!

Ricardo Levins Morales Art Studio
Artwork with a focus on social justic created by Ricardo Levins Morales over years to encourage the laughter, hope, love and anger that move us toward a better world. The shop also produces custom buttons at bulk prices – your design or ours!

Electric Machete Studios
Twin Cities artist-run art & music collective production house featuring the work of Latinx and Xicanx artists Indigenous to las Ámericas.

Mercado Central: houses 35 businesses from all across Mexico, Central and South American including shops and eats!
• Food: 11 restaurants with authentic Mexican food and flavors
• Shopping: 16 shops with traditional and daily use products

Zinnia Folk Arts of Mexico
Collections of authentic Mexican gifts and jewelry


Food & Drink

Adelita’s Mexican Restaurant: Mexican cuisine

Café Ena: Pan-Latin cuisine

Centro at Popol Vuh: Casual Mexican cuisine

Chimborazo: Ecuadorian and Andean foods

Cocina Latina: Ecuadorian, Colombian and Mexican specialties

Conga Latin Bistro: Latin American cuisine

Costa Blanca Bistro: Spanish cuisine

El Taco Riendo: Mexican staples

El Nuevo Rodeo: Mexican cuisine

Hambuergesas el Gordo: Authentic street tacos and burgers with northern flavor

La Alborada: Mexican restaurant and market

La Colonia Restaurant: Colombian and Ecuadorian dishes/cuisine

La Doña Cervecería: a unique brewery, taproom and entertainment space fusing Latin culture and The North (Minnesota!) - opening October 2018!

La Fresca: Authentic Mexican Nouveau cuisine

La Loma Tamales: Caterer and business that specializes in tamales

Los Andes Restaurant: Ecuadorian, Peruvian and Colombian cuisine

Los Ocampo: Mexican cuisine

Manny’s Tortas: Traditional Mexican cuisine (Mercado Central and Midtown Global Market)

Marissa’s Supermarket: Mexican market and bakery 

Martina: Modern Argentinian cuisine

Maya Cuisine: Mexican cuisine

Midtown Global Market: internationally-themed public market featuring various stops for Hispanic cuisine 

Nico’s Taco & Tequila Bar: Authentic street tacos

Pancho Villa: Authentic Latin-American cuisine

Popol Vuh: Elevated Mexican cuisine

Rincon 38: Spanish cuisine

Salsa a la Salsa: Authentic Mexican cuisine

Sonora Grill: South American and Spanish cuisine 

Taco Taxi: Mexican dishes/cuisine, Jalisco-style

Tinto Kitchen: Latin inspired cuisine 

Victor’s 1959 Café: Cuban café 


Events 

CLUES Gala Latina 2018

October 4th, 2018
5:00-9:30pm
Minneapolis Hilton Hotel

Join CLUES in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Gala Latina! Enjoy an evening to celebrate and socialize with more than 600 Latino, business and community leaders and commemorate the impact of Latino leadership and culture in Minnesota.


Festival de las Calaveras Art Exhibition: Día de los Muertos

October 5th, 2018
7:00-9:00pm
Modus Locus

The "Festival de las Calaveras Art Exhibition: Día de los Muertos" explores contemporary expressions and traditional elements related to Day of the Dead, interconnected with social justice issues that affect the Latinx community.

Calaveras Fest Twin Cities Latinx Music Festival

October 13th, 2018
5:30pm-12:45am
La Doña Cervecería

¡Se les invita celebrar el Día de los Muertos con música en vivo y arte! Enjoy live music, a visual arts exhibition, All Taco food truck and other vendors at the new La Doña Cervecería. The event is 18+ with a $10 cover.