Cinco de Mayo - Old Town

05may(may 5)12:00 pm07(may 7)6:00 pmCinco de Mayo - Old Town

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Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than in Old Town San Diego? This historic neighborhood is known for its Mexican heritage and is the perfect place to experience the vibrant culture and traditions of this important holiday.

May 5 – 7 2023, Old Town will come alive with music, dance, and delicious food. Visitors can expect a day filled with festive activities, including live mariachi music, traditional folkloric dancing, and colorful decorations throughout the streets.

Local restaurants and food vendors will be serving up their best Mexican cuisine, from street tacos to tamales and everything in between. You can also indulge in refreshing margaritas and other festive beverages to quench your thirst and celebrate in style.

One of the highlights of the event is the traditional reenactment of the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862, and is the reason for the holiday’s celebration. The reenactment includes actors dressed in period costumes and is a great way to learn more about the history and significance of Cinco de Mayo.

Wrapping things up, Cinco de Mayo in Old Town San Diego is a must-attend event for anyone looking to experience the rich culture and traditions of Mexico. From delicious food to live entertainment and educational experiences, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on this exciting celebration of heritage and history.



May 5, 2023 12:00 pm - May 7, 2023 6:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

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