Hispanic Culture in Atlantic City
Come explore the fascinating examples of Hispanic history and influence, including cultural attractions, special events, restaurants, and other attractions that you won’t want to miss. Making up around 29.3% of the demographic, Hispanic culture is constantly growing in Atlantic City. Whether you’re dining at Mexico Restaurant & Bar or attending the Latino Festival, there is always something to experience.
Mexico Restaurant & Bar
Mexico Restaurant offers a cheerful atmosphere and Mexican home-cooked meals located in the Southern end of Atlantic City. This Hispanic-owned business has been serving traditional Mexican cuisine since 1995.
Pancho's Mexican Taqueria
Opened in 2005, this Hispanic-owned authentic Mexican taqueria was designed to serve the Mexican and Latino communities of Atlantic City.
New Jersey's most exciting annual cultural event and a past recipient of the Governor's Multicultural Tourism Award with an attendance of about 7,000 annually. Atlantic City’s Latino Festival is the best place to celebrate the sounds sights and tastes of Latino culture in the Atlantic City area. Come to dance, eat great food and express the diversity of all the countries that have contributed to the fabric of Atlantic City’s Hispanic community. This music filled festival will feature live Latin music Arts and Crafts vendors, activities for both adults and children, a variety of authentic Latin-American food vendors, refreshments, and more.
Hispanic Association of Atlantic County
Founded in 2018 by a small group of Latinos the Hispanic Association of Atlantic County is determined to advocate for the Hispanic community, foster networking opportunities, and promote the diverse Hispanic cultural heritage. The HAAC awards scholarships to Hispanic college students and creating the annual Latino Youth Leadership Summit to help young Hispanics every year. They also host the annual Three Kings' Day celebration, co-sponsoring the first ever Latino Town Hall conducted in Spanish and English, and hosting the 2019 Latino Festival. The Hispanic Association is determined to explore opportunities with our allies that strengthen the community and uplift the Hispanic culture.