Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village’s longest-running tradition, Fiesta del Tlaquepaque, returns for its 42nd year Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Mexican Independence Day celebration includes colorful decorations, music and dancing in the spirit of old Mexico. Mariachis will roam the streets and flamenco dancers will fill the plazas with color, music and dance. Sample cuisine from Mexico, and enjoy arts and crafts exhibits.
Fiesta del Tlaquepaque is free of charge. Overflow parking is available at the Uptown Municipal Parking Lot on Apple Avenue. The Sedona Trolley will transport festivalgoers between the parking lot and Tlaquepaque from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.tlaq.com or call 928-282-4838. – Erika Ayn Finch. Photo by Wib Middleton.