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Five Mexican Independence Day events to check out

Guests walk across the dance floor while waiting for the next band to play at Broadacres Marketplace in Las Vegas, Nev. on Aug. 14, 2015.
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1. FORUM SHOPS WRISTBAND SPECIAL Starting September 15, anyone checking in at the El Grito/InVegas hospitality desk can score discounts and goodies at many of the mall’s tenants—like a free Blanco Margarita at Border Grill.

2. HUSSONG’S ALL-DAY FIESTA From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. September 16, the lively eatery at the Mandalay Place shopping complex will offer a separate, traditional menu and specials on Mexican beer.

3. BROADACRES MARKETPLACE PARTY Starting at 4 p.m. on September 16, the North Las Vegas flea market hosts Noche de Grito, featuring Banda Estrella Sinaloense y Mariachi Herencia de Las Vegas onstage ($2).

4. MANÁ The Latin rock titans, often called the U2 of Spanish rock, headline the MGM Grand Garden Arena September 16 at 8 p.m. ($51-$265).

5. GLORIA TREVI Pop diva and gay icon Gloria Trevi performs what’s sure to be a high-energy setlist at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan September 17 at 7 p.m. ($29-$69).

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