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, the city of Richmond's recreation department prides itself on offering an accessible and inclusive outdoors experience while celebrating the community's culture.
The city hosts a number of festivals and special events that allow Richmond apartment renters to enjoy their city's ever-growing cultural identity. Its yearly Cinco de Mayo festival celebrates Mexican heritage with food, dance, art and a one-mile long parade. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army's improbable defeat of French occupants at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Richmond has a strong Latino population, but apartment renters of all ethnicities enjoy the festivities.
Additionally, Richmond apartment renters celebrate the state holiday of Juneteeth with an annual parade and festival. Juneteeth - or July 19 - is celebrated in a number of states as the official day that slavery was abolished in the United States. Apartment residents in Richmond can partake in the event's sights and sounds, including performances from gospel, blues, hip-hop and rhythm and blues musicians.
The Richmond Homefront Festival provides an opportunity for residents to celebrate their city's history. Richmond has a varied and diverse past, and played a pivotal role in the West Coast's shipbuilding industry. Four local shipyards served the United States during World War II, and apartment renters can learn about Richmond's important place in wartime history at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park.
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