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Festival Guatemala

  • Location: India Point Park
  • 201 India St
  • Providence, RI
  • Dates: September 3, 2017

The Guatemalan Festival is an annual event, celebrated in late August or early September to coincide with the celebration of Independence Day.  This is a full day, public event, held on a Sunday at Roger Williams Park in Providence.   

Performances of various traditional dances, and music such as the “marimba” are showcased.  Festival Guatemala provides an opportunity to participants; old or young, recent immigrants and already established citizens; to enjoy a day of remembrance of their history, traditions, and culture.  Participants have the opportunity to savor Guatemalan and other international cuisine offered by vendors.