A celebration of culture.
Date and Time:
July 22, 2023 from 4:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M.
Kuna Square (S End of Ave E on the Greenbelt area behind City Hall)
4:30PM - 5:00PM
Las Escaramuza Charra Rosas de Castilla is a local Treasure Valley, Mexican equestrian team comprised of skilled women riders who specialize in performing intricate horseback rides while wearing traditional Mexican attire. Las Escaramuzas are an integral part of Mexican heritage and culture, and their performances showcase their impressive riding skills, grace, and discipline.
Joining them in the parade are the Caballos Bailadores de Nampa. This dance troupe is made up of both children and adults who perform traditional Mexican dances while riding horses. Their colorful costumes and lively music add to the festive atmosphere of the parade.
Witness the talents of these impressive performers at Freedom Fiesta from 4:30 to 5:00 PM. Their performance is sure to leave a lasting impression and provide a glimpse into the vibrant culture and traditions of Mexico. Don't miss out on this unique and exciting opportunity to experience the beauty of Mexican equestrian sports and dance!
Nueva Generación 2000
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Nueva Generación 2000 is a Sierreño group that was founded in 2020 by Mario Calderón and two other young individuals. The group's story began in Caldwell, Idaho, where Mario Calderón resides. Despite their young age, the three members of Nueva Generación 2000 are incredibly talented and passionate about their music. They share a common goal of supporting their community while at the same time entertaining them with their music.
Nueva Generación 2000 draws inspiration from a mix of Pachuca, Hidalgo, and Michoacán, Mexico, which is reflected in their music. With their unique blend of talent and culture, Nueva Generación 2000 is sure to continue to delight audiences for years to come.
Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo is a community-based Mexican folk dance group under the direction of Monique N. Michel. This group has been sharing the vibrant culture and traditions of Mexico through their performances for over two decades. Founded in 2003, Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo has become a beloved fixture in their community, bringing the joy and beauty of Mexican folk dance to audiences of all ages.
Under Monique N. Michel's leadership, Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo has grown in both size and skill. With a mission to preserve and promote Mexican culture through dance, the group has become known for their authentic performances, colorful costumes, and dynamic choreography. The dancers, ranging in age from young children to adults, are passionate about sharing their love of Mexican culture with others.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cuadro Nuevo is a performing group who draws inspiration from classical guitar, contemporary dance/art performance, cultural music and Flamenco. They are focused on performing new and traditional works that represent the artists that comprise the group. They come from a varying background including: classical, cultural and experimental music, numerous dance forms, visual arts, and poetry. They are Cuadro Nuevo!
8:00 PM - MIDNIGHT
DJ Fresh has become known for his ability to seamlessly blend genres and create a sound that is entirely his own. Whether he's playing at a local club or a large-scale event, DJ Fresh always brings his A-game, and never fails to get the crowd moving.
With his dedication to his craft and his unwavering passion for music, DJ Fresh is sure to continue making waves in the Treasure Valley and beyond for years to come.
Idahome Desert Sisters
Cinturones La Minerva
Mama Bear Gift Studio
Idaho Central Credit Union
Mi Lindo Mexico
Artesanias La Korita
Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Holy Oly O's
Mi Lindo Mexico
Marley Mae Gourmet Kettle Corn
Summer Snow Idaho
A3 Caribbean Catering
General Public Parking
- Street Parking (DO NOT block driveways, roads, etc.)
Greenbelt Access Parking
- Kuna City Hall - 751 W 4th St.
- Indian Creek Elementary - 911 W 4th St.
- Ross Elementary - 610 N School Ave.