Mexican Independence Day celebration set for Sept. 15 at Los Gallos in Boardman

Saturday, Sept. 15: Mexican Independence Day Celebration, Los Gallos Mexican Restaurant and Sports Cantinas, 685 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman; 330-519-6474 Mexico’s independence day, “El Grito de la Indepedencia” (The Cry of Independence), is held annually on Sept. 16 in honor of Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule in 1810. (The festivities generally begin the day before and are marked at midnight on Sept. 16.) Much like the Fourth of July, people celebrate with food, songs, and fireworks.To keep with tradition, Los Gallos will celebrate with a huge fiesta at the Boardman location starting at 9 p.m. At midnight, the bell will be rung as it is done in Mexico. In addition, the Hern Brothers also will perform. 9 p.m. until closing. Free (admission).

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