San Diego Avenue
San Diego, California

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all of over the world, but there is only one place where everything is hot n’ happening and that’s in the historic neighborhood of Old Town. During this special time of year were everyone feels the Latin fever, the Historic Old Town Community Foundation invites you to the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border, the 27th Annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco De Mayo. This two-day FREE fiesta takes place on Saturday, May 1st, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and has an incredible variety of festivities and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. The vibrant colors of red, green and white will leave no time for a siesta, as they set the tone for you and your amigos to dance to the sizzling flamenco beats, Norteno flairs and traditional Mariachi music coming from the two stages of live entertainment. Explore the lively streets of the bustling Mercado where you can purchase an array of sombreros, handmade leather pieces, beautiful jewelry and many more treasures that line San Diego Avenue. Venture over to Lowrider lane where you will be mystified by the glistening rims and gravity-defying hydraulics of these custom art masterpieces. Los niños will shriek with excitement as they engage in an array of interactive activities and learn about the history behind this beloved holiday. Cool off with a refreshing ice cold beer in the beer garden or become a tequila connoisseur in the high-end tequila sampling area. Finish off your appetite by visiting over 20 delicious restaurants to enjoy zesty food specials. Be sure to take a ride in a stagecoach or explore the museums and specialty stores that Old Town has to offer. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be surrounded in the history and culture of Mexico! For additional information please call 619.291.4903 or visit

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Added by McFarlane on January 28, 2010