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Experience Mexico at Fox Pointe: Mexico en el Corazón comes to Lansing on September 2

Starting at 11 a.m., the local community can experience authentic Mexican traditions for free

LANSING, Ill. (August 9, 2023) — The nationwide tour of Mexico en el Corazón will perform on the Fox Pointe stage in Lansing on September 2, 2023. Returning to Lansing for the fifth time, the performance will include music and dancing from talented professionals dedicated to preserving the cultural traditions of regions throughout Mexico.

This year’s will be the first iteration of the event to take place outdoors, as 2017’s event took place at Memorial Jr. High and events in 2018, 2019, and 2022 took place at TF South.

The free performance will start at 11 a.m. on the Fox Pointe stage. Lansing residents and visitors are invited to participate in the cultural experience, and embrace the opportunity to engage with Mexican traditions.

The performance will feature Ballet Folclórico Guadalajara, the Mariachi Juvenil Ocotlán, and the band Colores that will present the music, dances, and colors of Jalisco, Chiapas, Zacatecas, Nuevo León, and Aguascalientes through mariachi, norteño, marimba, and banda performances.

A result of the traveling performance’s growth throughout the years, two separate U.S. tours have been established to reach more locations in the country. Lansing is the sixth stop on the group’s eastern tour.

No outside food or drink will be allowed at the event. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to enjoy the concert on the Fox Pointe lawn.

A flyer for the event lists the Village of Lansing, La Rosita, and El Salto in Chicago as hosts. Sponsors for the event include Common Ground, The Lansing Lions, Club Latino de Lansing, The Lansing Journal, Heaven on Green Landscaping, and Fox Pointe.

Fox Pointe is located at 18138 Henry Street in Lansing.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.