Mexican Independence Day to be celebrated in Peoria Heights

Yeni Palarte in Peoria Heights prepares to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.
Yeni Palarte in Peoria Heights prepares to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.(25 News Now)
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 4:42 PM CDT
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PEORIA HEIGHTS (25 News Now) - A local ice cream shop is hosting a Mexican Independence Day celebration Friday night.

It is taking place from 5-9 PM at Yeni’s Palarte at 4343 N. Prospect Road in Peoria Heights.

The holiday celebrates Mexico’s Declaration of Independence from Spain in 1810.

“It is very important to celebrate Mexican Independence Day, especially considering we have local employees here and there are Mexican celebrations all throughout the world and we’re going to have a celebration here Palarte’s style,” said Yeni’s Palarte co-owner Christopher McCall.

The event is free.