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September 2, 2016 (Fort Worth, TX) — Univision and La Gran Plaza will celebrate the sound, culture and taste of Mexico at La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® on September 25, 2016 from 12:00PM to 8:00PM in honor of Mexican Independence Day.

The traditional “El Grito” will be the highlight of the festival and will be presided by Francisco de la Torre Galindo, Consul General of Mexico and accompanied by the special presence of a high school marching band from Mexico. The Mexican Independence Day celebration will feature live bands, ballet folkloric, food and more. Admission is free and open to the public. There will be indoor and outdoor stages and foot traffic will be managed through entrance #5. 

“La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® is the mecca for the Hispanic shopper looking for a one-stop experience; a place to gather and spend time with their extended families, sit down, relax and enjoy live music reminiscent of their hometown.” Said Miguel Calera, Marketing Director for La Gran Plaza.

The Mexican Independence Day celebration is known for the grito de Dolores symbolizing Mexico’s War of Independence from Spain, later achieved in 1821. The traditional Mexican Independence Day Celebration includes a civic ceremony and parade in which children participate.

For the calendar of events, please visit Get social with La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® Mall on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Contact us by phone at 817-922-8888


La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® is a one of a kind super regional shopping mall with over 200 stores to suit your every shopping need, national and local clothing and shoes like Burlington, Children’s Place, ROSS, Payless Shoe Source, T-Mobile, Chase, AT&T, Chuck E. Cheese and more. In the food court you will find an array of dining options including regional Mexican and seafood cuisine, Pizza, Asian cuisine and snack shops that offer yogurt and Mexican treat. La Gran Plaza is also home to Fiesta Mart, a supermarket renowned for its vast produce selection, fresh meats and dairy, world class bakery and more. Visit our 125,000 square foot Mercado with small businesses that include hair salons, clothing, party supplies and many other services to choose from. La Gran Plaza provides free weekend entertainment and cultural events for the community. Please visit the La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® website at:  for more information. La Gran Plaza…it’s The Place to be…¡Tu Plaza!



La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth® is managed by Boxer Retail, through its subsidiary Grupo Zocalo. Boxer Retail is a real estate firm that specializes in improving the value of commercial retail properties and is responsible for leasing and managing retail properties throughout the United States. For more information about Boxer Retail and its services, please visit

Miguel Calera                                                                                  
La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth
4200 S Freeway Suite 2500
Fort Worth, TX 76115                                                                                                                                                 
(817) 922-8888                                                                                                                  
[email protected]
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