Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo

October 15th, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location
Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Please join us at the Audubon Zoo for the 2017 Celebración Latina family festival to explore and celebrate the rich diversity of Latin America. Celebración Latina at the Zoo’s Capital One Stage and Field is set for Sunday, October 15th. The festival 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 crafts, and local social service, health, and education organizations will offer wellness, education, and social service information.

Celebración Latina is included with Zoo admission or Audubon membership. No outside food, beverages, or tents please!

Check out these pictures from past celebrations!

For more information, please visit the Audubon Zoo website.

Capital One Performance Pavilion
2017 Entertainment Line-Up

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Moyuba

12:15pm – 1:15pm
Otra

1:30pm – 2:30pm
LaTran-K Band

3:15pm – 4:15pm
Ovi-G & the Froggies

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