Hispanic Heritage Month in Lowell

Hispanic Heritage Month, or Latinx Heritage Month, is celebrated annually September 15 – October 15. This is an opportunity to celebrate the vibrant histories, cultures, and contributions of people whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Below you will find a number of ways to honor and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Lowell.

Visit Public Art

There are a number of murals in Lowell that were created by Hispanic or LatinX artists:

Additionally, Decatur Way is a community partnership incorporating art and environmentally sound building techniques. Several of the pieces of art pay tribute to the Puerto Rican community in Lowell.

Find all of these locations by exploring the public art category of our interactive map.

Attend an Event

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Saturday, September 24th

6:00 – 10:00PM: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Fundraiser at UTEC, featuring keynote speaker Javier Ávila.

Friday, October 14th

7:00PM: El Encuentro Film Festival at the Donahue Academic Arts Center

Saturday, October 15th

7:00PM: El Encuentro Film Festival at the Donahue Academic Arts Center

1:00 – 7:00PM: Lowell Hispanic & Latinx Festival at North Common.

Support a Local Restaurant

If you’re headed out to eat for lunch or dinner, choose a local restaurant that is serving up some of your favorite LatinX / Hispanic cuisines! We’ve made it easy for you to find someplace new to try on our Interactive Map.