Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic-Owned Business Highlight

To celebrate the diverse population and rich culture of Atlantans in our city, the Atlanta Hawks have selected five local Hispanic-owned businesses to highlight for Hispanic Heritage Night. Learn more about how you can support these small businesses below!

Belén De La Cruz Empanadas & Pastries

Belén De La Cruz Empanadas & Pastries

Locations: Johns Creek, Marietta, Upper Westside

Owner: Belén De la Cruz

Heritage: Argentinian

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Belén de la Cruz opened her empanada & pastry shop in February 2020 in an effort to bring South American flavors to the American South. In addition to Argentinian treats, the shop offers custom cakes, cooking classes, and more!

Plaza Fiesta

Plaza Fiesta

Location: Chamblee

Owners: Retired Teachers Fund, Jose Legaspi

Heritage: Mexican

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Plaza Fiesta is truly a gathering place for the community. Vibrant and interesting, yet convenient and familiar, there's something for everyone. With over 280 retail and specialty stores, a dozen restaurants, healthcare services and the largest indoor playground in Georgia, Plaza Fiesta is a hub of activity seven days a week. Shop for fashions, electronics, housewares, art and one-of-a-kind handcrafted items imported from village artisans.

Casi Cielo

Casi Cielo

Location: Sandy Springs

Owners: Jairo Troncoso, Martin Velasquez, Juan Fernando Henao

Heritage: Colombian

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With unique flavors and dishes inspired from Oaxaca, Mexico and locally grown ingredients of Atlanta, GA, Casi Cielo has created a menu that reflects the combination of cultures and the new age of artisanal cuisine. Casi Cielo proudly serves the largest Mezcal collection in Atlanta, only second to Oaxaca, Mexico, the Mezcal capital of the world. It is our greatest honor to not only serve the flavors of their culture, but also share their hospitality, service and love for their people.

Georgia Latino Film Festival

Georgia Latino Film Festival

Location: Norcross

Co-Founders: Jose Marquez, Yvette Moise

Heritage: Cuban, Mexican

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The Georgia Latino Film festival is an arts non-profit with a mission to build awareness of independent films and film as an art form; provide educational opportunities for students and Georgia Latino filmmakers; and create opportunities for the Georgia communities to experience high-quality Latino films. Year-round programs —screenings, parties, panels, workshops, and other educational events.

My Abuelas Food

My Abuelas Food

Location: Old Fourth Ward

Owner: Luis Martinez

Heritage: Puerto Rican

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My Abuelas Food serving our community since 2018, started as a pop-up sharing culture, tradition, and family recipes. My Abuelas Food can now be found in Auburn Ave, one of the most historic neighborhoods in our City. With pride, love, and passion, we strive to provide our city with an authentic Puerto Rican Experience. Dedicated to My Abuelas.

Hispanic Heritage Night

Join the Atlanta Hawks for Hispanic Heritage Night on Sunday, March 13th as we celebrate the rich culture of NBA fans and players across Latin American and Hispanic communities. The night will celebrate Hispanic influence through music, dance, food and an exciting night of Hawks basketball as they take on the Indiana Pacers at 7:00 p.m.

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