Girls dancing in traditional Mexican dresses

Event

Día del Niño

Día del Niño (Day of the Child) festival is celebrated on April 29, 2018. Enjoy free admission, family-friendly programming, and live music and dances that celebrate children from around the world . 

Here is a schedule of performances taking place at History Colorado Center (each are 15 minutes long):

11:00 Comparsa Morelos (Chinelos)
11:30 Danza Matachina Guadalupana
12:00 Arcinda
12:30 Montbello Drumline (10 minutes)
1:00 Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklorico (photo above)
1:30 Colorado Mestizo Dancers
2:00 Chihera Family Marimba Band from Zimbabwe
2:15 Free Range Marimba
3:00 Grupo Folklorico Mexico en la Piel

In addition to hosting performances, we will have self-guided scavenger hunts and cochineal wool dyeing, a Coloradoan historical tradition.