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Happy Valley Latin Festival To Return October 8

The second annual Happy Valley Latin Festival will return to downtown State College on Saturday, October 8, just in time to wrap up Hispanic Heritage Month.

The event is free to the public and will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza on Fraser Street.

The festival will feature live music and dance performances, plenty of Latin food vendors, art and crafts, and more to celebrate State College’s Latinx and Hispanic community.

The Happy Valley Latin Festival is sponsored by Juana’s Venezuelan Cuisine in partnership with the Borough of State College and the Downtown State College Improvement District.

The Borough of State College hopes to make the festival an annual event that’ll continue to be one “that celebrates family, community, and Hispanic heritage,” according to its website.

For more information, you can visit the Happy Valley Latin Festival’s Facebook or Instagram.

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