Festival Celebrating Latino Contributions to Baseball To Precede Dodger Game - NBC Southern California

Festival Celebrating Latino Contributions to Baseball To Precede Dodger Game

The festival preceding the Los Angeles Dodgers-San Diego Padres game will begin at 2 p.m. at Dodger Stadium's 76 station.

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    La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers festival Saturday will celebrate the contribution of Latino players and fans to baseball through live music, giveaways and family friendly activities.

    The festival preceding the Los Angeles Dodgers-San Diego Padres game will begin at 2 p.m. at Dodger Stadium's 76 station. Dodger Stadium's auto gates will open at 1:30 p.m.

    A Q&A session with Dodger outfielder Alex Verdugo will begin the festival. There will also be Q&A sessions with former Dodger pitcher Fernando Valenzuela and Dodger broadcasters Jaime Jarrin, Jorge Jarrin and Pepe Yniguez.

    La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers will also include an autograph booth that will feature current Dodgers Andrew Toles, Kyle Farmer, Caleb Ferguson, Dylan Floro, Pat Venditte, Tim Locastro, Zac Rosscup and Rocky Gale, former Dodgers Manny Mota, Rick Monday and Bill Russell and broadcaster Charley Steiner.

    There will be musical performances by the ensemble Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, the all-female salsa and Cuban band Las Chikas, and Casa De Calacas, which performs a variety of sub-genres and hybrid styles.

    DJ Malski and Banda La Maravillosa will also perform.

    More information on La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers is available at dodgers.com/viva and losdodgers.com/viva.

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