The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce hosts Pinatafest! every September on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn. Pinatafest is a cultural celebration that coincides with Mexico’s Independence day (September 16) from Spain. The event promotes and educates the public on Hispanic culture. Join in a celebration of Mexican food, music and family fun. Events include salsa making and jalapeno eating contests, best biscochitos and dance and lasso (rope) contests.

Location: Roswell Courthouse lawn (Main and 5th Street).