For the 102nd year, the Chanute Mexican Fiesta will be celebrated Friday and Saturday nights at Santa Fe Park fiesta grounds.

The event starts Friday at 6:30 pm with the crowning of the 102nd Chanute Mexican Fiesta Queen. 

From 7 to 9 pm, the Los Bailadores de KC and Grupo de Colores will entertain with dance routines. 

At 9 pm, La Sombra Chicana will take the stage to provide music entertainment until 1 am. 

On Saturday, Chanute area residents are invited to have lunch with vendors. From noon to 4 pm, Mariachi Jalisco from Wichita will serenade the crowd.

At 6:30 pm, the Saturday evening program will begin, featuring Grupo Folklorico Del Sol and Grupo de Colores.  At 9 pm, La Sombra Chicana will take the stage.

This year the Fiesta is dedicated to Esther and Luis Ortiz for their countless years of serving on the Fiesta Committee and promoting the Mexican culture.

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