Palm Springs will celebrate the city’s Latino heritage and culture with a two-day festival that begins today at a downtown golf club.
Palm Springs Fiesta Days will kick off 11 a.m. Saturday and continue on Sunday at the O’Donnell Golf Club, 301 N. Belardo Road.
The event, which coincides with National Latino Heritage Month, will be emceed by Ernie G., a Latino activist and standup comedian.
The entertainment lineup includes LaLa, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, Los Fabulocos with Kid Ramos, The Blazers, Mark Guerrero, Cannibal & the Headhunters, MC Magic, El Chicano, Quetzal, Tierra, Serenata Mexicana and Malo.
More than 30 vendors are expected to sell arts and crafts, books, accessories and food.
The festival will benefit several charities in the Coachella Valley, including American Friends of our Armed Forces, The Rotary of Palm Springs, the Lions Club and the Golden Rainbow Center SAGE.
Ticket prices are $35 for adults, and $60 for a two-day pass; and $35 for children ages 12-17, or $40 for a two-day pass. Students, seniors and military personnel will receive a 10 percent discount. Children under 12 are free.
Fiesta Days is proudly sponsored by KESQ-TV, KUNA-TV, KDFX-TV and KUNA Radio.