When: Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10AM-5:00PM
Where: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St, (312) 742-2000.
Join the largest Hispanic family event of its kind in the Midwest as Hoy hosts Fiesta Familiar at Lincoln Park Zoo! Enjoy live music and dance as well as family-focused activity stations highlighting art, health, gardening, science and more.
Arts and Crafts
Work with different local artists to inspire creativity and construct unique craft projects. Don’t forget to check out the “Reading Corner”.
- Kids coloring station
- Ferris wheel craft
- Book raffle
- Photos on the red carpet
Health and Nutrition
Did you know health and nutrition can be fun? Learn beneficial basics through healthy themed games and activities.
- Healthy cooking demonstrations
- Nutritional bingo game
- Eat the rainbow coloring station
- Learn the best way to brush your teeth with “Big Mouth” and get the chance to win a toothbrush among other prizes! Sponsored by Erie Family Health Center.
Science & Technology
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) through fun and interactive science experiments.
- Balloon powered cart
- Dry ice-capades
- Fun-damental forces
- Go-Go gadget light
- Sonic sounds
- Build robotics
- Video making area
Home & Garden
Home is where the heart is and gardening teaches valuable life lessons for children as they learn about nature and nurturing. Roll up your sleeves and enjoy!
- Flower bed activity
- Nature sensory exploration
- Open play area with building blocks
- Homemade bird feeder
Music & Entertainment
This energetic area features live entertainment and cultural performances for children and adults alike.
- Las BomPleneras, Puerto Rican Bomba and Plena Ensemble
- Mariachi band, courtesy of Habanero Communications
- Zumba lesson by Erika Ochoa, Pineapple Studio
- Luis Carreon, Magician & Mentalist
- The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago
- Payasitos Alegria
- Youth Mariachi band, Chicago Mariachi Project