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Tucson celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Posted at 5:10 PM, Sep 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-16 20:10:21-04

Today is Mexican Independence Day, and many Tucsonans are celebrating.

The celebration starts at 5 p.m., at Armory Park in downtown Tucson, and runs until 11 p.m. tonight.

Mexican Independence Day, or "El Grito," is the start of the revolution that led to Spain's departure from Mexico.