National Hispanic Heritage Month occurs between September 15 and October 15, and the starting date signifies the day that Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua gained independence.  It is the beginning of the 31-day acknowledgment of the rich histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and Central and South America in the nationwide celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.​​​​​​​ This month is also known as Mexican Heritage Month or Latinx Heritage Month.

To celebrate, we’re showcasing several fun ways to honor the month through various activities including tours, movies, music, recipes, books and more!

Take a TourTake a self-guided virtual trip to visit some of these cultural sites and museums.

What to WatchHere are some movies for Hispanic Heritage Month:

  • In The Heights
  • Selena
  • Roma
  • Coco
  • Real Women Have Curves
  • Like Water for Chocolate
  • Discovering Colombia
  • The Book of Life
  • West Side Story

What to Read:

  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
  • Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
  • The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
  • The Devil’s Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea
  • The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

What to Eat: In addition to reflecting on Hispanic history and culture, the month is also a fun time to celebrate through food. Check out these 25 recipes from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain and more.

What to Listen toLet this heat-infused mix move you through the month, as you dance till you break a sweat, swoon until you float away, or just lie still and let your heart beat to the rhythms.​​​​​​​


  1. “La Vida Es un Carnaval” by Celia Cruz
  2. “Quimbara” by Johnny Pacheco & Celia Cruz
  3. “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” by Celia Cruz
  4. “La Vaca” by Mala Fe
  5. “Pa’ Que Retozen” by Tego Calderón
  6. “Punto y Aparte” by Tego Calderón
  7. “Regálame una Noche” by Maelo Ruiz
  8. “Te Va a Doler” by Maelo Ruiz
  9. “Huaracha Sabrosona” by Javier Lopez y Sus Reyes Ballenatos
  10. “Ni una Sola Palabra” by Paulina Rubio
  11. “Safaera” by Bad Bunny, Jowell & Randy, & Ñengo Flow
  12. “200 Mph” by Bad Bunny, Diplo, & Nitti Gritti
  13. “La Romana” by Bad Bunny & El Alfa
  14. “MIA” by Bad Bunny & Drake
  15. “PA’ ROMPERLA” by Bad Bunny & Don Omar
  16. “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar & Lucenzo
  17. “Salió el Sol” by Don Omar
  18. “Quién Como Tú” by Ana Gabriel
  19. “Amor Eterno” by Rocío Dúrcal
  20. “Sabor a Mi” by Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez
  21. “Amorcito Corazón” by Lupita Infante & Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez
  22. “Maria Maria” by Santana feat. The Product G&B
  23. “Oye Como Va” by Santana
  24. “Corazón Espinado” by Santana feat. Maná
  25. “Oye Mi Amor” by Maná
  26. “Mariposa Traicionera” by Maná
  27. “La Tortura” by Shakira feat. Alejandro Sanz
  28. “Black Lipstick” by Chicano Batman
  29. “Corazón de Roca” by Chicano Batman & Caloncho
  30. “Quiero Bailar” by Ivy Queen
  31. “Yo Perrero Sola — Remix” by Bad Bunny, Nesi, & Ivy Queen
  32. “La Roca” by Ivy Queen
  33. “El Farolito” by Juan Luis Guerra 4.40
  34. “Tutu” by Camilo & Pedro Capó
  35. “Tattoo — Remix” by Rauw Alejandro & Camilo
  36. “Mi Gente” by J Balvin & Willy William
  37. “Atrévete-Te-Te” by Calle 13
  38. “El Mechón” by Banda MS de Sergio Lizárraga
  39. “La Quebradora” by Banda El Recodo
  40. “Vamonos de Fiesta” by Banda El Recodo
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