Saturday, September 24, 2022 (4:30 PM - 10:30 PM) (PDT)
Winters Community Corazon is proud to announce the return of the Festival de la Comunidad, aka “Carnitas Festival”.
Bring the whole family out for our Community Festival at Winters Community Center and Rotary Park on Saturday, September 24th, from 4:30pm-10:30pm.
Over the past decade, members of the Winters Hispanic Advisory Committee have worked together with city staff and community volunteers to foster open communication, outreach and understanding between the City of Winters staff and the Latinx Community.
The Festival de la Comunidad has been one of their greatest successes and it is now being co-organized by the Winters Community Corazón, a new non-profit foundation in Winters. Our goal is to continue to create an event that celebrates our community and the rich cultural diversity that makes Winters such a special place!
Past donations have gone to support the Munchkin Summer Camp program that enriches academic success for Winters students in grades 1st-8th, U.S. Citizenship forums to help residents become citizens, sponsorship of Summer Internships with Putah Creek Council for Winters High School graduates to provide STEM experience to young people, and so much more!
At this year’s event, there will be live music and dancing, featuring Bonanza Kings, Koyasan Spirit of Children Taiko Group, Mariachi Puente, Folklorico and more. The children’s area features free activities including bounce houses, face painting and other activities. A large selection of booths will offer their goods and provide information to the community. There is no cost to attend the event!
Six carnitas teams will compete to win First, Second, and Third place. All booths are eligible to compete for the Best Booth Award. Delicious carnitas plates, which include our featured Festival Carnitas from our cooks, and El Pueblo’s famous beans, rice, tortillas, and salsa- sell for $20 a plate. Tickets can be pre-purchased HERE.
All proceeds from the sale of the carnitas plates support this event, programs, and scholarships that support our community. Beer, sangria, soda, snack booths, and food truck items will also be for sale. Limited sale Dinner tickets are available at: Follow this LINK
If you would like more information, to be a vendor, reserve a booth, or cook carnitas, please contact festival coordinators at Festival@winterscorazon.org or Al@winterscorazon.org
Winters, CA 95694 United States