Reservations required for members and non-members.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Featuring the Quinceañera Fashion Show


September 4 & 5

Save the date for the fourth annual Dallas Arboretum Hispanic Heritage Celebration on September 4-5, 2021 featuring our Quinceañera Fashion Show!

Visit the garden for a celebration you won’t want to miss. Food, vendors, live music, a cooking demonstration and of course, the much anticipated Quinceañera Fashion Show. Free with garden admission.

Run of Show

Saturday events include:
10am-3pm Vendor market (A Tasteful Place and Entry Plaza)
10am Celebration of Quinceañera Fashion and Culture (Jonsson Color Garden)
11am Cooking demo with Chef Mollie G (A Tasteful Place)
12pm Daniel Rodriguez performs (Jeanne’s Pavilion)
2pm Cooking demo with Chef Diana Zamora (A Tasteful Place)
2:30–4:30pm Havana NRG (Concert Lawn)

Sunday events include:
10am-3pm Vendor market (A Tasteful Place and Entry Plaza)
9:30am Bodyweight HIIT- Fiesta Latina with Marcela Rojas (Rosine Hall)
10am-12pm National Geographic Explorer Andres Ruzo meet & greet (Children’s Adventure Garden Exploration Center)
11am Amor y Queso Paid Charcuterie Class (Click for details and to register)
12pm Peru cultural dances (Jeanne’s Pavilion)
2pm Tejano star Gary Hobbs performs (Concert Lawn)

Participants must be 15 or 16 years old, have their own Quinceañera dress and must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Committee Chair

Mario Quintanilla

Committee Members

Megan Ames; Maria Gomez; Salma Gottfried; Tatiana Higdon; Ben Leal; Rafael Luna; Regina Montoya; Victor Ornelas; Mary Silva; Aura Vasquez

Honorary Council

City of Dallas
Eric Johnson, Mayor, City of Dallas; Chad West, Mayor Pro Tem, District 1; Jesse Moreno, Council Member, District 2; Casey Thomas II, Council Member, District 3; Carolyn King Arnold, Council Member, District 4; Jaime Resendez, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, District 5; Omar Narvaez, Council Member, District 6; Adam Bazaldua, Council Member, District 7; Tennell Atkins, Council Member District 8; Paula Blackmon, Council Member, District 9; B. Adam McGough, Council Member, District 10; Jaynie Schultz, Council Member, District 11; Cara Mendelsohn, Council Member, District 12; Gay Donnell Willis, Council Member, District 13; Paul Ridley, Council Member, District 14; Delia Jasso, Former Dallas City Council Member; Adam Medrano, Former Dallas City Council Member

Dallas County
Clay Jenkins, Dallas County Judge; Dr. Elba Garcia, Dallas County Commissioner; Dr. Theresa Daniel, Dallas County Commissioner; Pauline Medrano, Dallas County Treasurer; Juan Jasso, Justice of the Peace; Lupe Valdez, Former Dallas County Sheriff

State of Texas
Kelly Hancock, Texas State Senator; Nathan Johnson, Texas State Senator; Royce West, Texas State Senator; Rhetta Bowers, Texas State Representative; Yvonne Davis, Texas State Representative; Victoria Neave, Texas State Representative; Lena Levario, Former State District Judge

Dallas Park Board Members
Calvert Collins-Bratton, President, Council District 13; Barbara Barbee, Council District 1; Fonya Mondell, Council District 2; Daniel Wood, Council District 7; Bo Slaughter, Council District 8; Maria Hasbany, Council District 9; Jeff Kitner, Council District 11; Arun Agarwal, Council District 15

Business and Dignitaries
Consul General of Mexico, Francisco de la Torre; Mr. Jesse Vallejo, RN, Member, Parkland Board of Managers

Host Committee

Lira Bravo Law, LLC; Silva, Mejia & Delgado; Regional Hispanic Contractors Association; Azteca-Omega Group; Assured Comfort Services


American Airlines, Quinceañera Fashion and Culture Show sponsor; Arredondo Zepeda & Brunz Inc.; Assured Comfort Services; Azteca-Omega Group; Bank of America, band sponsor; Belmar Integrated Logistics; Dallas College; The Dallas Mavericks, program sponsor; DFW Airport, Frost Bank; Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; The Hispanic 100; Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP; Link America, Inc.; Lira Bravo Law, LLC; Orenstein Law Group; Phillips/May Corporation; Regional Hispanic Contractors Association; Silva, Mejia & Delgado; VisitDallas and KXTX Telemundo 39.

A Perfect Setting for All Seasons