Mexican Independence Day

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West Chicago Cancels Mexican Independence Day Festival

A western suburb with a sizable Mexican-American population has been forced to cancel its Mexican Independence Day celebration this September.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Lincoln Park Art Fair

Things To Do This Weekend

From art fairs to parades, there’s a little something for everyone going on around town this weekend.


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Guide To Celebrating Mexican Independence Day

¡Viva México! It’s time again to celebrate Hidalgo y Costilla’s cry for independence, which allowed him to single-handedly start the Mexican War for Independence just over two hundred years ago. What does this mean to you? Great historical stories, amazing Mexican food right here in Chicago, and a great parade…