[festival] Chile, Mole, Pozole 2021 @ MHP // San Jose


Sun, September 12, 2021
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
School of Arts and Culture
1700 Alum Rock Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116



Chile, Mole, Pozole is an authentic celebration of Mexican Independence Day featuring traditional food, lively performances, and art that bridges the traditions of Mexico and East San José.

This year, La Plaza partners with East San José’s own Veggielution Community Farm to supply the festival with locally sourced ingredients.

Chile, Mole, Pozole is brought to you by Giant Creative Services, Kooltura Marketing, and the School of Arts and Culture.


  • $5.00 – Presale
  • $10.00 – At the door
  • FREE for kids 12 and under.



HEADLINER: Suenatron (https://suenatron.com/).

Los Lupeños de San Jose, Mariachi Trioand Calpulli Tonalehqueh Aztec Dancers will also be performing.



We’re excited to introduce these featured vendors for our pop-up artisan market! These vendors will offer a wide range of goodies including traditional Mexican goods, photography, arts, plants and more.

Creaciones Por Vida
Tochtli Wear
Art by Meztli
Portal Artesanal
Buggsy Malone Photography
Fiesta Mexxikana
Normitas Succulents
The Guatemalan Boutique
Yarn Lifestyle Accessories



Event Safety: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, La Plaza recognizes its responsibility to highlight East San José’s rich history with our community’s health and safety as a top priority.

To aid in our reopening, we are closely monitoring the latest state and county COVID-19 guidelines to ensure community members are entering a safe space to sing, dance, and celebrate their cherished traditions and cultural heritage.


Check out some highlights of past Chile Mole Pozole: