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WICKENBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRESS RELEASE: (928)684-5479

24th ANNUAL FIESTA DE SEPTIEMBRE – HISTORIC WICKENBURG

THE WICKENBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS SPONSORING ITS 24th ANNUAL FIESTA DE SEPTIEMBRE, ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 IN WICKENBURG, ARIZONA.

THE COLORFUL EVENT RUNS FROM 11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. INDOORS & OUTSIDE OF THE WICKENBURG COMMUNITY CENTER, 160 NORTH VALENTINE STREET IN THE HEART OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICT.

FIESTA DE SEPTIEMBRE RECOGNIZES THE TOWN’S EARLY HISPANIC PIONEERS, AND KICKS OFF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH IN ARIZONA.

EVENTS SCHEDULED DURING THE FIESTA INCLUDE: A SPECIAL HISPANIC FAMILIES PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT, ENTERTAINMENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITH TWO MARIACHI BANDS; MARIACHI CORAZON DE PHOENIX AND MARIACHI ALEGRE,FOLKLORICO DANCES BY BALLET FOLKLORICO DE SANTA MARIA, AND MUSIC BY PHOENIX’S OWN “BARRIO LATINO”. A SPECIAL BOOK SIGNING FOR

“NUESTRAS MEMORIAS” WICKENBURG HISPANIC PIONEERS WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGHOUT THE DAY

OFFERING A VARIETY OF MERCHANDISE AND TASTY FOOD. IN ADDITION, A“NO-HOST” MARGARITA & CERVEZA CANTINA WILL HAVE DELICIOUS DRINKS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

THE “KIDS ZONA” PROGRAM IS SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE DAY, WHERE CHILDREN LEARN HOW TO MAKE MEXICAN CRAFTS.

OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

VIVA MARGARITA! CONTEST, WHERE CONTESTANTS CONCOCT THEIR FAVORITE RECIPIES, AND COMPETE FOR PRIZES. ANOTHER GREAT EVENT IS THE ANNUAL SALSA & GUACAMOLE CONTEST, WHERE YOU’LL FIND CONTESTANTS CREATING THEIR FAVORITE RECIPIES FOR PRIZES AND THE COVETED “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD”. CONTACT THE CHAMBER FOR PARTICIPANT FORM.

THE FIESTA IS HELD EACH YEAR TO CELEBRATE WICKENBURG’S HISPANIC HERITAGE, AND HAS EXPANDED EACH YEAR IN DETAIL AND ACTIVITIES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL: THE CHAMBER 800/942-5242 or www.wickenburgchamber.com

Sponsored in part by: ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE, THE WICKENBURG SUN, DESERT CABALLEROS WESTERN MUSEUM, ARIZONA OFFICE OF TOURISM, & COMPADRES OF FIESTA SEPTIEMBRE.

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