The community is encouraged to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day with a special festival presented by the City of McKinney, the McKinney Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Honor the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the John & Judy Gay Public Library. Bring the whole family to enjoy music, games, food and special performances by Mariachis. Children are invited to participate in a free coloring contest for the chance to win a new bicycle. The contest rules and the coloring contest image is available for download on the city’s website. Coloring contest entries must be received by the Library by noon Friday, September 15.
Visit the McKinney Public Library website for more information about program activities, locations and times.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of more than 168,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.