More than 971,000 Hispanics and Latinos call Washington their home. Seattle’s Hispanic and Latino population continues to grow. From 2000 to 2022, the number of Hispanic residents in Seattle grew 173%. Visit Seattle has come up with a list of fantastic local attractions, events, stores, and restaurants to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Among the highlights are:
- Get a healthy body, mind and spirit at Bahia In Motion. The Fremont dance school is committed to building community and enriching the lives of individuals and families through dance, Capoeira, travel, and the joy of Afro-Brazilian culture.
- Five generations of Costa Rican coffee farmers can’t be wrong. Try a cup of joe at Fulcrum Coffee Roasters in SoDo. Learn about sustainable coffee from farm that empower growers, enable businesses, and delight consumers.
- Check out Alicia Peru, the mother-daughter premium alpaca knit and outerwear shop in Bellevue that creates social and economic opportunities for artisans.
- Hungry? How about Venezuelan arepas or empanadas? Paparepas has locations in Kent and Capitol Hill, and offer catering and food truck service.
- For those of you with a sweet tooth, there’s Tres Lecheria. Kevin Moulder, owner of the Wallingford bakeshop pays tribute to his grandmother by putting his spin on her family’s recipes from Coahuila, Mexico.
National Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15) traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Cover Photo: Blas Alfaro, VP of Coffee at Fulcrum; 5th Generation Coffee Farmer