In Denver annual Cinco de Mayo festival, “Celebrate Culture,” takes place in Central Civic Park. For families there is a parade, green chili cook-off, chihuahua races and performances on three separate stages.
In Texas San Antonio’s Market Square serves as party central on May 5, with music, Tex-Mex, concerts and colorful folklorico dancing.
New York has a parade at Central Park West, complete with mariachi music, folklorico dancers and colorful floats. For those over 21 celebrate the day with a margarita Cinco de Mayo pub crawl, organized by dozens of NYC bars.
Los Angeles hosts one of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the country with a festival known as Fiesta Broadway around El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, with dancing, music, and other performances.
In Chicago Families can head to one of Chicago’s many Mexican eateries for special menus and music or watch the annual parade on Sacramento Drive in Lawndale.
San Franciscans celebrate the best of Latin American and Mexican heritage with a day-long festival at Dolores Park.
And yes Minnesota in St. Paul’s District Del Sol on the West Side hosts one of the nation’s best Cinco de Mayo celebrations. A parade down Cesar Chavez Street, a low-rider car show, a 5K race and three stages of live entertainment.
In Phoenix Patriots Square Park, is where it all happens. A chihuahua race in Chandler, live performances on the stage in Scottsdale or enjoy three days of dancing and festivities in Mesa.
Have an amazing time.