The University of Central Arkansas will host the first Amigo Fest for the campus from 10a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Student Center Courtyard.

The celebration of Latino culture is a free, family-friendly event and open to the public.

The Amigo Fest includes free health screenings, Zumba workouts, a children’s area and authentic Mexican food for purchase.

Live music will also be provided by Jacob Flores of American Idol and The Voice, Mariachi America Arkansas and Yumare Mexican Folkloric Dancers from Oklahoma.

The Amigo Fest is one of several initiatives in the university’s Hispanic/Latino Outreach Initiative in the Office of Institutional Diversity.

In case of rain, the event’s location will be moved to Old Main.