PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks and @LosDbacks) will host their 21st annual Hispanic Heritage Day, presented by Estrella Jalisco, this Saturday at Chase Field. Hispanic Heritage Day will feature a pregame D-backs Fiesta, presented by APS, and the first 20,000 fans will receive a Los D-backs Replica Jersey, courtesy of Pepsi.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the D-backs Fiesta that features fun giveaways, live music by Grupo Latido, food trucks offering a variety of authentic Latino-food, an Estrella Jalisco beer garden benefiting the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and LORE Media and Arts Scottsdale Día de los Muertos art exhibit. Located at Fourth St. and Jackson St., the D-backs Fiesta will begin at 2:00 p.m. and is free for fans of all ages.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Day, D-backs players and coaches will wear Los D-backs jerseys for the 12th consecutive season. The Los D-backs jerseys features images of the flags from each of the Latin American countries that have participated in the World Baseball Classic inside the wordmark on the front of the jersey. The Los D-backs jerseys will be available for purchase at D-backs Authentics at the end of the season and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of all game-used items will benefit the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation. D-backs players will also wear Ponle Acento shirts during batting practice.
During a special pregame ceremony, the D-backs will present the Pete García Hispanic Leadership Award to University of Arizona Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Outreach Dr. Cecilia Rosales. The award recognizes an individual for their advocacy, leadership and service to the Arizona community.
Fans can also get the Hispanic Heritage Day specialty food item - Carne Asada Fries, which includes crisp fries topped with cheddar cheese, carne asada, crema, guacamole and pico de gallo. The Carne Asada Fries will be available on Saturday only for $11 at Taste of Chase.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Day, fans can enjoy live entertainment from Mariachi, Folklorico and Banda La Llegadora throughout the game. Fans can also enjoy piñatas at SOL La Terraza, an area in the Upper Right Field Concourse that features a Latin vibe and includes specialized décor, Latin music and authentic regional food and La Carreta de Lily. From 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., fans can meet former D-backs catcher Miguel Montero, courtesy of Chevy. Fans can also meet local artist Lalo Cota, the creator of the SOL La Terraza mural.