Latin American Festival

Dance. Food. Culture.

The annual Latin American Festival brings people together to celebrate Charleston’s vibrant Latin and Caribbean cultures through non-stop merengue, reggaeton, bachata and salsa music; folkloric artwork and crafts; and authentic Latin American and Caribbean staples - from flavorful empanadas to tasty arroz con pollo.

Date: October 8, 2023

Time: 12-5 p.m.

Location: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park


Entertainment Schedule

  • 12 – 12:30 p.m.: DJ Luigi 
  • 12:30– 1:30 p.m.: Los del Pueblo 
  • 1:30 – 1:50 p.m.: Dance performances 
  • 2 – 3 p.m.: Wanda Lopez 
  • 3 – 3:30 p.m.: DJ Luigi (Salsa contest) 
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.: Kinito Mendez 

Latin Food Vendors 


Latin Dessert/Snack Vendors

  1. Ryan’s Bee Sweet Kettle Corn
  2. Piña Colada La Isla Bonita
  3. Patagonian Queen Gluten Free
  4. Snow On The Geaux
  5. La Azteca


Latin Craft Vendors          


Latin Non-Profit Vendors

  1. Mujeres Latinas de Carolina del Sur
  2. Berkeley Electric Cooperative
  3. Charleston Hispanic Association
  4. Charleston County Board of Elections & Voter Registration
  5. Asian Longhorned Beetle Program- CLEMSON

Festival Details

  • Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase on-site.
  • ID is required to purchase alcohol.
  • Outside food, alcohol and coolers are prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed at this event.
  • Children's games and educational area presented by Charleston County Public Library.
  • Wannamaker County Park will be closed to the public on October 8, 2023. Only guests attending our Latin American event will be allowed to enter the park. 

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Accessibility Partner

We have partnered with KultureCity to offer sensory inclusive accommodations during this event.


Please contact Park & Program Services by email or by phone at 843-795-4386.