Celebración Latina


Celebración Latina at the Zoo's Capital One Stage and Field is set for Sunday, October 11, 2015 and will offer a true taste of the Latin American culture with live music, children’s activities and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans will sell hand made crafts, and local social service, health and education organizations will offer wellness, education and social service information. This year's event will be highlighted with a special tribute to the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and a special demonstration by Capoeira New Orleans!

Celebración Latina is free with Zoo admission. No outside food or beverages please!

Capital One Performance Pavilion
2015 Entertainment Line-Up

11:00am Vivaz

11:45am Animal Encounter on Stage

12:15pm Intimos Featuring Blake Amos


1:00pm New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation

2:00pm LaTran-K Band 

3:00pm Animal Encounter on Stage

3:10pm Capoeira NOLA

3:30pm Ovi-G & the Froggies


Celebración Latina is presented by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University and sponsored in part by Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Jefferson Financial Credit Union, and Marathon Petroleum Company. The event's official media sponsor is WWNO 89.9 FM in New Orleans.

Audubon Nature Institute and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies join forces to host Celebración Latina. This event includes live music, authentic Latin American cuisine and children's activities. 5,000 free tickets are distributed to local schools, churches, community organizations and Hispanic community. Mid-October. 1 day event.

Sponsorship Levels: $10,000 - Presenting 
                             $5,000 - Contributing
                             $2,500 - On-site
Attendance: 6,000+
Audience: Hispanic Americans, age 20 - 55 with children, locals and day-trippers (50 - 100 mile radius)

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