The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a free 16 de Septiembre Celebration this Friday and Saturday at San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso.

The day will include live entertainment by Mariachi Los Arrieros, La Mastrigal Sonora, and various Folklorico dance groups as well as a “Pokémon – Catch ‘em all” event from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, September 16.

Jumping balloons, games for children, and several local food trucks will be part of the mix as well.

The celebration begins at 5:00 p.m. and runs until midnight both Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, 2016 at San Jacinto Plaza, 111 W. Mills Ave. Admission, entertainment and activities are free.