From The Tribune staff reports
IRONDALE — Mayor James D. Stewart, Jr. will host the third Annual “Yo Amo Irondale Festival” celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Irondale City Hall on Saturday, Oct. 7.
The event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public. The festival will take place from 3– 6:00 p.m.
La Jefa Radio will be broadcasting live. The event will feature authentic Mexican food trucks, and free meal tickets will be provided to the first 50 guests at each truck. Free paletas (popsicles) will also be provided. Entertainment will include live bands as well as dance group performances.
Attractions and activities include: mechanical bull, bounce house, face and hair painting for children, trivia with prizes, a car and truck show, FREE haircuts, and much more. We will also feature homegrown Hispanic businesses, non-profit partners, and several of our City of Irondale Departments.
College football games will be shown on site.
“The City of Irondale is proud to be home to a vibrant Hispanic population as well as numerous, successful Hispanic-owned businesses,” stated Mayor James D. Stewart, Jr. “The Yo Amo Irondale Festival is an expression of our commitment to inclusivity and to building community by bringing neighbors together. All are welcome to join us as we celebrate the wonderful diversity of our City during Hispanic Heritage Month.”