The 2012 Latin American Festival, a celebration of food, music and culture, is set for this weekend.

Live salsa and merengue music, dancing, authentic food favorites, crafts and family-oriented activities characterize the festival, which runs noon-6 p.m. on Sunday at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. The bands Bachaco and Orquesta Mayor are slated to perform.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and active military. Children 12 and under, and Gold Pass members, are free.