lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US"> Free Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Denver – May 5-6 : Free Things to Do in Denver

Sunday, May 19, 2019


Free Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Denver – May 5-6




Come out with your family and enjoy the annual Cinco de Mayo “Celebrate Culture” Festival in Denver, in Civic Center Park this weekend May 5-6 from 10 a.m-8 p.m. Kicking off the 25th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Denver is the 20th Annual Parade! Parade begins at 10:00 am on Saturday the 5th and starts at Welton and Colfax it continues up Welton to 17th Street and south on Lincoln Street. The Lowrider Car Exhibit will take place within the event on Colfax between Cherokee and Bannock. More than 300 booths and food vendors will be serving up great food with three stages of entertainment and a children’s carnival featuring games, contests, rides, bouncers, and slides.

Cinco de Mayo 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 to drive foreign power from their country. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of freedom and culture and acknowledges the beauty of Latino culture. The Denver Cinco de Mayo event is produced by nonprofit organization NEWSED Community Development Corporation and Santa Fe Drive Redevelopment Corporation. Our mission is, “To promote and develop economic, arts and cultural, and community programs that increase income and education levels, and political engagement of Denver area residents”. This year we celebrate our 39th year as an organization and 25th Anniversary of the largest Cinco de Mayo Festival in the
United States.

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