Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with RTD

Starting Sept. 15, RTD recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month, a monthlong celebration of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched the nation and society.

Hispanic Heritage Month Sign

There are a variety of events that highlight the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic communities happening across the city. The Denver Public Library will be hosting workshops ranging from crafting Mayan kites and mandalas to cooking up traditional dishes like alfajores de maizena and pellizcadas. Visit its website to see the full list of events.

Most notably, this year’s Latino Community Service Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Denver Public Library, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. This ceremony honors individuals who have made contributions to the Latino community. RTD will highlight these individuals and award recipients on social media through the Colorado Proud series.

Here are some other events happening during Hispanic Heritage Month and how to get there with RTD:

Hispanic Heritage Month at History Colorado - Sept. 15-Oct. 15

  • Take Route 10 to 12th Ave•Broadway to History Colorado Center in downtown Denver.

Denver Salsa Bachata Congress - Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver

  • Take Route 20 to Colfax•Ursula and walk 5 minutes to the hotel.

Suave Fest - Saturday, Sept. 30, 12-6 p.m. at Raices Brewing Company

  • Take the W Line to Empower Field at Mile High Station and walk 10 minutes.

Cuauhtémoczin – Oct. 6-7 and Oct. 13-14 at MCA Holiday Theatre

  • Take Route 32 to W 32nd Ave•Clay Street and walk 2 minutes to the theatre.