The Monterey Park Cinco de Mayo Committee will be conducting its 35th annual celebration of Mexican culture on Sunday, May 7, from 1-5 p.m. at the Barnes Park Amphitheater at 350 South McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754.
As always, the event is free to the public. The community celebration will feature authentic Mexican food, a raffle, and performances by outstanding mariachi musicians, folklorico dancers, and special performances.
1:00 p.m. Ballet Folklorico Esperanza.
2:00 p.m. Introduction of dignitaries.
2:15 p.m. Lupita Infante.
3:10 p.m. Grupo La Ilusion.
3:30 p.m. Dance contest with prizes for the winners.
4:00 p.m. Money hat raffle.
4:15 p.m. Mariachi Relampago.
The committee invites you to bring your family, friends and neighbors to this unforgettable “Magic of Mexico: An afternoon of Mexican Culture” event. For more information on the event, visit the city website at www.MontereyPark.ca.gov or contact the recreation department at 626-307-1388.
Orlando Muro, Program Coordinator