Long Beach Festival Latino – 9/22
Align Productions is proud to announce that Festival Latino, Long Beach Latin Gay Pride will be coming to Long Beach!
When: Saturday, September 22, 2012
Where: Marina Green Park on Shoreline Drive
10AM to 10PM
This unique event will make Long Beach history. It is the first festival in Long Beach that is founded, created and produced by women. This annual event, honoring National Hispanic Heritage Month and the Latin LGBTQ Community, will be held at the Marina Green Park, on 9.4 acres of parkland and nature reserve overlooking the picturesque Long Beach shoreline. This cultural celebration will honor the traditions of the Latin community as well as empower those that attend with the ever essence of unity. The festival will showcase inspiring music and dance performances; food, general merchandise, information and vending booths; and include various games and activities for members of our community. This event is expected to attract thousands of spectators from the Greater Long Beach area bringing accord and harmony through out the day.
This event will benefit California Families in Focus (CFF), a 501 c3 organization that serves the needs of families and children in the Long Beach area. California Families in Focus is known for their many charitable events such as; the annual Spirit of Christmas Brunch, which serves over 700 children and families during the holiday season. They are committed to serving the community with leadership development, gang prevention, youth advocacy, youth mentoring, health/nutrition programs, conferences and workshops.