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Experience the Flavors of Latin America on the Chinchorreo Food Crawl – September 30th!

Attention food enthusiasts and culture lovers! The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is excited to invite you to an unforgettable culinary journey through Downtown Chambersburg on September 30th – the Chinchorreo: Latin/Hispanic Food Crawl. As part of our celebrations for National Hispanic Heritage Month, this event promises to tantalize your taste buds and introduce you to the rich and diverse flavors of Latin and Hispanic cuisines.

What’s on the Menu? With your ticket, you’ll receive a passport granting you access to savor 3-ounce samples at over 8 Latin/Hispanic restaurants situated in downtown Chambersburg. The event offers two convenient time frames, 1 PM to 4 PM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. On the day of the event, simply check-in at the Courthouse Plaza to collect your passport, which will act as your guide to the participating locations.

A Taste Adventure Awaits Your ticket ensures you get a sample at each restaurant, totaling at least 24 ounces of mouthwatering food. From traditional dishes bursting with flavor to contemporary fusions, this food crawl will delight your taste buds with an array of delectable choices. While the samples are included, feel free to indulge further and purchase a full entree at any of the locations if you wish to explore more of the culinary wonders on offer.

Supporting Local Businesses By participating in the Chinchorreo: Latin/Hispanic Food Crawl, you not only get to savor exquisite food but also contribute to the local community. Portions of your ticket will directly support the participating food establishments and the downtown revitalization efforts, fostering a vibrant and thriving community.

Secure Your Ticket Now! Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a gastronomic adventure and celebrate the diverse culture of Latin America during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Claim your ticket today and savor the vibrant flavors that Downtown Chambersburg has to offer.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors The CVBA extends its gratitude to Manitowoc Cranes and Patriot Federal Credit Unions for their generous support as sponsors of this delightful event.

Mark your calendars and bring your appetite for the Chinchorreo: Latin/Hispanic Food Crawl – an experience you won’t want to miss!

Event Details: Date: September 30th Time: 1 PM to 4 PM or 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Location: Courthouse Plaza, Downtown Chambersburg


Kitty D Hann 1938-2024

At 18 years of age, Kitty was recruited to work for the Dept. of the Navy in Washington, D.C., where she resided in an all-girl’s boarding house. She created lifelong friendships there.

John Eugene Walck 1933-2024

Mr. Walck worked proudly for Hagerstown Canteen Vending Service for 50 years, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed the outdoors, trap shooting, and collecting trains.

Justin L. Nichols 1981-2024

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