(El Grito de Independencia)… It will be held in El Centro on September 14

. This year’s event will be held at Bucklin Park. The City of El Centro and the Consulate of Mexico is inviting the entire community to celebrate Mexican Independence Day at the annual event. The event is a free family oriented event that will start at 6:00 pm and will conclude at 9:30 pm. The celebration will include diverse activities, live entertainment and food vendors. The celebration will feature Ballet Folklorico from Casa de la Cultural, Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, and the headliner band will be Aferrados de la Sierra, a norteno band from Mexicali. Everyone is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities.