By Arturo Varela – VisitPhilly.com – Photo: J. Fusco | Visit Philadelphia.
When Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, honors Hispanic Heritage Month, the city starts the festivities early. The national celebration, officially from September 15 through October 15, begins a week early in Philly with Penn’s Landing’s Brazilian Day Philadelphia festival and Centro de Oro’s neighborhood-centric Feria del Barrio. Next up: Mexican Independence Day Festival, also on Penn’s Landing and the Puerto Rican Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Throughout, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup shows off the city’s international fútbol clubs.