Highlands Invites Community to August 26 Welcome Back Fiesta for Students

Las Vegas, N.M. – Highlands University is sponsoring a Welcome Back Fiesta for its students Aug. 26 at Melody Park with live music, food and games, and the public is invited to the free event.

The fiesta will be from 1 – 6 p.m.

“This will be a fun day for the Las Vegas community to enjoy meeting our Highlands students, faculty and staff,” said Donna Martínez, Ilfeld Auditorium manager. “This fiesta gives our students the chance to meet incoming students and reconnect with college friends. We also hope it will make our students feel like part of the larger community. We hope everyone can come out and join us.”

The New Mexico bands include The Riddims, Gasoline Boots, Frequenzia Band, and Fayuca Band. The bands will play music ranging from country to rock and hip-hop.

There will be foods trucks with a variety of food and beverages. Games include a quad jumper, water slide and obstacle course.

Arts@HU is sponsoring the Welcome Back Fiesta.