National Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15th to coincide with the independence days of several Hispanic countries in mid-September.

North Jersey is hosting various events to honor Hispanic Americans during this four-week celebration.

About 22% of New Jersey's population is Hispanic or Latino, with roots in Spanish-speaking countries.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration on September 15th at La Taberna Steak & Tapas Bar in Dumont, featuring dance lessons, music, and a food drive.

Hispanic Heritage Fiesta on September 30th at Johnson Public Library in Hackensack, offering food, music, and cultural learning.

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company performance on October 7th in Mahwah.

Montclair Public Library hosts various events, including a Masks of the Americas 

Newark Museum of Art's Community Day: Fiesta Latina on September 16th.

County College of Morris features art exhibitions, live performances, mental health discussions, and a screening of the film "Frida."