Latino Festival offers immersive, cultural experience

(WLFI File Photo)
(WLFI File Photo)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — It was a festive day filled with music, dancing and plenty of entertainment at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds.

Over 300 people attended this year’s Tippecanoe Latino Festival Sunday.

There were several activities for children, as well as food vendors and emergency vehicles for families to enjoy.

Proceeds from the festival will go toward scholarships for high school students.

Organizer Hector Avila said the event is designed show the community another culture.

“You get to learn about the community that’s living, that’s part of Lafayette,” Avila said. “I believe that sometimes we live in our own culture, and we don’t break out of our comfort zone, so this is that opportunity.”

Organizers hope to provide as many scholarships as they can.

The event was free for the public to enjoy.

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