Hundreds of families attended Southwest Holiday Fest on Saturday, December 7. The annual event is a free, fun and family-friendly event that celebrates the vibrant culture of southwest Detroit, including its unique Latino flavor.
This year’s event featured local vendors, arts and crafts, music and dance, photos with Santa, a toy giveaway, Las Posadas, a tree lighting, hot chocolate, cookie-making, and more.
Southwest Solutions was one of many organizations that sponsored Southwest Holiday Fest. Others included: All Saints Literacy Center, Danto Furniture, Ford Resource Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado, Living Arts, Matrix Theatre Company, Mexicantown Community Development Corporation, Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities Main Street Program, Plaza del Sol Ambassador Community and Performing Arts Center, Prince Valley Market, Repair The World Detroit, Southwest Detroit Business Association, and Xochi’s Gift Shop.