Yonkers community celebrates Dominican Independence Day

Westchester Latinos Unidos hosted a free celebration at 222 Lake Ave., featuring a DJ, food, and drinks.

News 12 Staff

Feb 26, 2024, 11:00 AM

Updated 47 days ago

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The Yonkers community gathered to celebrate Dominican Independence Day.
Westchester Latinos Unidos hosted a free celebration at 222 Lake Ave., featuring a DJ, food, and drinks.
Attendees shared their reasons for joining the special event. "I'm here at the Dominican Independence Day celebration in Yonkers because I feel it connects us with our history and heritage. Both of my parents are Dominican, and even though I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, I still feel connected to the Dominican community," says Jeannatte Garcia, of Yonkers.
Dominican Independence Day is officially recognized on Tuesday, Feb. 27.


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