A fiesta sponsored by the Southside Community Organization will begin at 11 a.m. and continue to 6 p.m. at the park, located at Central Avenue and First Street.
The afternoon will include DJ and mariachi music, arts and crafts, food booths, a car show, raffles, churros and a handball tournament.
Speakers tracing the 200-year-old history of the Mexican independence movement will include Richard Raya and Richard Soto. They will tell the story of the revolution that was started in 1810 and culminated 11 years later with Mexican independence from the Spanish colonial regime.
Raul Nava Villa, grandson of Mexican patriot Pancho Villa, will present “Grito.”