2021 Latino Independence events in Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area

Join the celebrations as we commemorate history, culture and traditions of 8 Latin American countries. National Latino Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) is when we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Its roots go back to 1968, beginning on September 15, the […]


Watch “The Latino Experience” on PBS [13 original films]


PBS presents The Latino Experience, a new three-part anthology series of short fiction and nonfiction films. Featuring 13 original films, the shorts explore a wide range of experiences, perspectives and styles to highlight the rich diversity of the Latino/a/x community across the United States and Puerto Rico. In a 3-hour presentation of FREE nonfiction and […]


Sabores y Saberes de Mexico – Mezcal Tasting Event // Oakland

Agave Uptown 2135 Franklin Street, Oakland, California 94612, CA

TODAY AT 5 PM PDT – 9 PM PDT Where: 2135 Franklin Street Oakland, CA 94612. Agave Uptown has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in this evening's Mezcal Tasting. Below you can find some of the Mezcals you will be able to enjoy: • Tres Tiempos Mezcal • Benesin Mezcal • La Luna […]


[outdoors] San Rafael: Thursdays Dining under the Lights

San Rafael downtown San Rafael downtown

FREE LIVE MUSIC on Thursdays! Downtown San Rafael 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Where: Corner of 4th & A Streets - they close the street.     The band: Rene Escovedo & Tres Amigos. Tres Amigos! A Latin Vocal Trio, that consist of local well known professional musicians. All well versed in many genres and playing […]


GRITO de POESÍA!: Book Launch In Celebration of Chicanx Culture and Life // San Jose

Mexican Heritage Center and Gallery 111 S Sutter StStockton, California,

TODAY AT 6 PM PDT – 9 PM PDT Where: 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95116. About: Celebrate the resistance and prosperity of our communities through an evening of poetry. We will be joined by 20 published poets from across this sacred land to celebrate the publication of the anthology In Xóchitl, In […]


Thursday DJ Jose Ruiz @ Comal restaurant // Berkeley

  About COMAL: A gorgeous place located in Berkeley’s bustling Arts District, just north of the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. The restaurant is housed in a single-story building (circa 1927) and features a lush, secluded rear patio with a full bar, covered dining area, and al fresco beer garden with fire pit. Executive Chef Matt […]


Latino Music @ Barone’s // Pleasanton

Barone's restaurant 475 Saint John St Pleasanton, CA 94566

Thursdays or Fridays from 7-10pm. Where: Barone's restaurant, Pleasanton, CA.   About tonight's music! Carlos Reyes is in the house tonight! Carlos is an accomplished, world-renowned harpist, violinist and vocalist, who performs fiery Latin-American jazz hits. Carlos' first album, “The Beauty of it All”, was on the Top-Ten Contemporary Jazz charts in Billboard Magazine for […]


Salsa Thursdays @ Allegro // Richmond

Allegro Richmond 12012 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805-2449.

THURSDAY AT 7 PM PDT – 1 AM PDT ALLEGRO BALLROOM 12012 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805-2449. Starts this Thursday. 730pm Beginners footwork 830pm Beg/Inter partner work 930pm to 12am Social. Plenty of free parking, please bring vacation proof or must wear a mask.

Salsa Thursdays @ Maykadeh restaurant // San Francisco

  Come dance & join the party ‘Salsa Thursdays’ at Maykadeh restaurant in San Francisco’s Northbeach district…💃🏽 Address: 470 Green St San Francisco, CA 94133. Hours: 7:45pm - 11pm. It's free entrance except for the 7pm Salsa dance lessons. :) https://www.facebook.com/groups/634710923265690/user/657051511/   Photos:


Noche de Rock: Thursdays // San Jose

Mexico Lindo 11 race street, San Jose, CA

  Atención, gente! Los esperamos todos los Jueves para el cotorreo! 11 RACE ST SAN JOSE CA 95126. Desde 9pm. Gratis. Vengan a bailar y divertirse con todos los éxitos de la música en su idioma con el trío más prendido de la Bahía. Pasen a saludar, que siempre hay alguna sorpresa! Todos los Jueves […]


Bachata Jungle @ OPAL // Mountain View

Opal 251 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA

SEPT 16 AT 8 PM PDT – AUG 13 AT 1:30 AM PDT Bachata Jungle 2nd Edition Opal Social Club, Mountain View.     About: Back for the 2nd edition of Bachata Jungle. Animal PRINT. Como El Agua Lady's Session 2 Premier Celebrating EL Jaguar's Birthday Party. Save the date for Aug 12th. If you […]

AHÍ NAMA Thursdays // Oakland

Luka's 2221 Broadway Boulevard, Oakland, CA

ATTENTION: There is a mask mandate requirement issued by the state for all indoor events. The AHÍ NAMA crew with Luka's Taproom & Lounge are so excited to welcome you all back to our weekly Thursday salsa social ! Address: Lukas Taproom, 2221 Broadway, Oakland. We start the night with Sean Rueda Class 8-9pm beg […]