Events

Celebrate Diversity

Hola Carolina International Events & Festivals celebrate cultural diversity with related educational and outreach activities. Our signature events boldly propel economic growth through brand partnerships and creative community development while celebrating cultural awareness.

Vendor applications are now open for all Hola Carolina events!

We’re so excited you’re interested in being a vendor at Hola Carolina Festivals and Events. Below are all the details to help ensure you’re successful. Due to the increasing popularity of our festivals and limited space availability, Hola Carolina will accept a limited number of food, craft, and information booth vendors through a selection process. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Vendor Coordinator, at [email protected] with any questions.

International Children's Day

Sunday, May 1, 2022
Jackson Park, Hendersonville

This multicultural event is an International holiday observed across the globe, designed to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their happiness.  The event is filled with cultural performances exploring the diversity of our community. Families will enjoy live entertainment, inflatables, kids raffles, dance demonstrations and delicious food from around the World.

Hola Asheville

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Pack Square Park, Asheville
Mark your calendars, downtown Asheville comes alive with the sights, sounds, music, pageantry, colorful costumes and extraordinary talent of Latin America on Saturday, June 11th.  Hola Asheville will feature something for everyone, patrons can journey through over 20 represented countries and experience their people, music, art, food and culture.

Fiesta Hendersonville

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Visitors Center, Hendersonville

Fiesta Hendersonville is a unique opportunity to experience the best of Latin American countries in downtown Hendersonville!  Enjoy live music and dance at the stage at the Hendersonville Visitors Center (201 South Main Street). Feast on Latin American delicacies, such as pupusas from El Salvador; empanadas from Argentina; and chicharrones, esquites, and elotes from Mexico. Browse both local art and the Latin marketplace of vendors.

Día de los Muertos

TBA 2022
Downtown Hendersonville

Come and enjoy live music and dance, decorate sugar skulls, get your face painted, eat delicious food, enjoy family friendly games, and visit the stunning  artistic altar installations created by community members paying homage to los muertos.