Friday, June 15, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Señioritas quinceañeras, join us for Quinceañera at Navy Pier! On the 15th of June, celebrate your 15th birthday with us and enjoy an unforgettable experience like only Navy Pier has to offer.
After meeting in the Crystal Gardens, all participating young ladies will be treated to a free, professional photo to commemorate the occasion, along with one complimentary ticket to ride the Centennial Wheel. The photo shoots will be followed by live musical performances from local Latin American bands for participants and guests to enjoy for free.
Please note that advance registration is required for this free event. Click here to register on Eventbrite.
Ida y Vuelta’s presentations come from a long tradition of Mexican folk music called Son Jarocho. The genre is a fusion of African, Spanish and Indigenous music and poetry. Ida y Vuelta’s instrumentation is native to the Veracruz region and includes jaranas (8 string small guitars), requinto (lead 4 string guitar), leona (acoustic bass), zapateado (percussive foot tapping) and they also incorporate the cajón (wood peruvian box) and cajita (small peruvian box) for reinforcements.
Ida y Vuelta plays traditional “sones” which some date back over 300 years as well as their own arrangements and original tunes. They respectfully perform this music and aspire to make known its rich historical and musical value, specifically here in the U.S.
Navy Pier is celebrating the quinceañeras of young ladies throughout the Chicagoland area with free professional group photos on the 15 of June, July and August, 2018. View all upcoming dates and register here.