El Grito de Independencia at the State Capitol


Univision 62 Austin invites you to celebrate el Tradicional Grito de Independencia on Saturday, September 15, at the State Capitol.

The event will kick off at 5 p.m. and is family-friendly! Guests can enjoy live music from Sonora Tropicana, Kevin Ortiz, Humilde Imperioatracciones del Ballet Folklorico de Round Rock, Mariachi Texas State and a historical re-enactment of Mexico’s call for independence from Spain.


Fiesta de Independencia has been a citywide event in Austin since 1992. This year will mark the 26th celebration. In 2012, organizers moved the event to the Capitol, now attracting thousands of individuals each year.