Ready to salsa down Main Street?

he 2012 Latin Festival is scheduled for September 1 and 2

COLUMBIA (WACH)-South Carolina Hispanic Outreach once again is celebrating the culture and vitality of the Midlands Latin community with the annual Main Street Latin Festival, September 1 and 2.

The weekend of events starts on Saturday night with the kickoff party at the Columbia Marriott Downtown on Saturday, starting at 10:00pm, offering live entertainment and celebration. Admission for the party is $10.00.

On Sunday, Main Street will be filled with salsa, meringue, reggaeton and more. The free family-friendly event starts at 11:00am, and is free. Sundayâ??s event includes childrenâ??s rides, vendors, authentic Latin food, live entertainment and more.

According to the event organizer, Genaro Padilla, 10,000 people are expected throughout the day.

For more information on the Main Street Latin Festival, you can visit their


or call 803-348-0749.