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Cinco de Mayo Festival
May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Come to Civic Center Park May 4th and 5th to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, food, and family fun!
Cinco de Mayo, celebrated by Latinos and non-Latinos across the country, commemorates the victory of a heroic people and their struggle for freedom. On May 5, 1862, in the town of Puebla, the outnumbered Mexican army defeated French forces providing the momentum and national confidence to drive foreign power from their country. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of freedom and culture. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the tradition of freedom and acknowledges the beauty of Latino culture.