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Posted on: April 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Monterey Park Celebrates Cinco de Mayo


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.

Entertainment Schedule
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 or contact the recreation department at 626-307-1388.

Media Contact 
Orlando Muro, Program Coordinator

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