After a two-year hiatus, the Festival Latino de Ocracoke will resume Nov. 19 & 20 in the Ocracoke Community Center and the Berkley Barn. Photo: C. Leinbach
After a two-year hiatus, the Festival Latino de Ocracoke will resume Nov. 19 & 20 in the Ocracoke Community Center and the Berkley Barn. Photo: C. Leinbach

The 4th annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke will take place on Ocracoke Nov. 19 and 20. Produced by island non-profit Ocracoke Alive, in partnership with Ocracoke’s vibrant Latino community, the festival will feature music, ballet folklorico dances, incredible food, games and more.

The festival kicks off on Friday, Nov. 19, with a musical concert from 7 to 9 p.m. with Ángeles Diaz at the Ocracoke Community Center. Snacks and drinks will also be on hand.

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, the celebration moves to the Berkley Barn with performances by Jimmy Román, the Charros de Jalisco mariachi band, Ballet Folklorico de Ocracoke, and others.

A multitude of traditional Latino delicacies will be on hand for foodies, as well as games for kids of all ages.

From 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday evening, there will be an evening concert at the Berkley Barn, followed by a community dance at the Ocracoke Community Center from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with La Destreza de México.

The festival also is looking for volunteers and those interested can sign up here.

Proceeds from the Festival Latino de Ocracoke will benefit island programming. The festival is supported by Ocracoke Alive with Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Funds and additional sponsors.  For details, visit http://www.ocracokealive.org.

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