Fiestas Patrias

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Stay tuned for 2024 event information.

Saturday, September 14, 2024

12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 15, 2024

12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Celebrate our local Hispanic and Latino communities on September 14-15, 2024 at Santa Ana’s very own Fiestas Patrias! This event celebrates the independence of various Latin American countries by commemorating the very people whom reside within our city. The FREE  family-friendly event and open to all residents and non-residents.

Festivities will include

  • Street fair and vendors
  • Live music entertainment
  • Food and a beer garden
  • Carnival rides
  • Cultural exhibitors and more

Applications


Thank you for joining us! Last year's event information below.

Saturday, September 16, 2023

12:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday, September 17, 2023

12:00pm - 10:00pm

Flower Street between Civic Center Drive and Santa Ana Boulevard

Performances

You don't want to miss this years lineup! Ranging from cumbias, banda, regional, pop, and R&B there will be something for everyone. Program schedule is tentative and performance times are subject to change.

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Headline performances

A.B. Quintanilla III y Los Kumbia All Starz at 9:00pm

  • Originating in Corpus Christi, Texas Kumbia All Starz is best known for their Cumbia and Latin Pop styles.
  • Their talent has been recognized with nominations for Grammy awards and Latin Billboard music awards.

Marilyn Odessa at 8:00pm

  • Marilyn is best known for her Mexican Regional music style.
  • She has recorded hit songs such as "Solo Con Mi Soledad" and "I Don't Know".

Program

  • 12:00 pm - Carr  Intermediate Mariachi
  • 12:40 pm - RHYTMO Mariachi Academy
  • 1:20 pm - Ballet Folklorico Renacimiento
  • 1:50 pm - Codices de Mexico
  • 2:20 pm - Ballet Folklorico Nueva Generacion
  • 2:50 pm - Hex Indigo
  • 3:45 pm - Mantra
  • 4:40 pm - Sangarci
  • 5:40 pm - Los Merlins de Tierra Caliente
  • 7:00 pm - El Grito Ceremony
  • 8:00 pm - Marilyn Odessa
  • 9:15 pm - A.B. Quintanilla III y Los Kumbia All Starz

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Headline performances

Banda Los Sebastianes De Saúl Plata at 8:00pm

  • Originating from Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico Banda Los Sebastianes is best known for their unique blend of Mexican Traditions and Banda-style music.
  • They have a reputation for creating an amazing and lively atmosphere while performing.

Graciela Beltrán at 7:00pm

  • Graciela Beltran is a talented Mexican-American singer who has been active in the music industry for over three decades.
  • She is best known for her powerful voice and ability to sing different styles of regional Mexican music including, ranchera, banda, and norteña.

Program

  • 12:00 pm Melrose Band
  • 12:40 pm Los Marinos Show
  • 1:20 pm Miguel Angel
  • 1:45 pm El Cuñado y Su Tamborazo
  • 2:30 pm Descendentes del Patron
  • 3:15 pm Mary Barraza
  • 3:50 pm Ricardo Paz
  • 4:00 pm La KLA-V de Tierra Caliente
  • 4:45 pm La Internacional Tropicolombia VIP
  • 5:40 pm Cadetes de Linares de Memo Cavada
  • 6:45 pm Graciela Beltran
  • 8:00 pm Banda Los Sebastianes

Stay tuned for additional information on specific set times.


El Grito de Ceremonia 

Saturday, September 16, 2023

7:00pm

On Saturday, September 17, the City of Santa Ana with the Consulate of Mexico will host the ceremonial  El Grito De Independencia baginning at 7:00pm on the festival's main stage. Mexico's official El Grito Ceremony is on September 15 and honors the traditional call to arms on the eve of Mexican Independence Day.  It is a synchronized call that dates back to 1810 and celebrates the anniversary of the fight for Mexican Independence.


Parade information and route map

Sunday, September 17, 2023

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Parade starting location will be on Main Street and Washington Street , continuing towards Civic Center Drive. Once the parade reaches the Main and Civic Center cross streets, there will be a parade exhibition area with performances and limited guest seating.  The parade will then continue and turn right onto Civic Center Drive and end at Ross Street near the main event stage.

View the full Fiestas Patrias 2023 Parade Route Map here.

All Fiestas Patrias applications have been been received for this years 2023 parade, thank you all your submissions and your interest. This years event will bring a special twist in the form of the theme Hispanic Heritage: Past to Present. It will feature additional countries who also celebrate their independence all throughout Latin America.


Beer Garden

2:00pm - 10:00pm

The 2023 Fiestas Patrias Beer Garden is brought to you by United Across Borders. Must purchase an admittance wristband and be 21+ years to enter.


How to get here

Fiestas Patrias is taking place in the Santa Ana Civic Center along Flower Street, between Civic Center Drive and Santa Ana Boulevard. The approximate address is 602 N Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA 92703.

Parking

$10 per day special event parking rate will apply for cash only transactions upon entry.  Regular County of Orange parking rates will apply for credit card transactions. Paid parking is available at the following parking garages:

P1/ Stadium Parking Structure

P6/ Appellate Court Parking Structure 19

There is limited metered street parking, as well as parking at other City and County-owned parking garages, in the Civic Center and Downtown area. Please be mindful of on-going construction in the area and give yourself plenty of time to maneuver around the construction and road closures.


Street Closures

  • Beginning Friday, September 15 at 6:00am street closures will take into effect on Flower Street at the intersections of:
    • Civic Center Street and Flower Street
    • Santa Ana Boulevard and Flower Street
    • West 6th Street and Flower Street
    • Coach Dick Hill Way and West 6th Street
  • On Sunday, September 17 at 8:00am, street closures will take into effect for the parade.

2023 Event Layout

Fiestas Event Layout 2023

 


More information

Have questions or need help? Call us at (714) 571-4200.


Thank you to our title level sponsors and partners for making the

2023 Fiestas Patrias event happen!  

 

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The official vehicle of Santa Ana Fiestas Patrias

 

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