Visit Portland this year for Cinco de Mayo! Voted 2012’s Ovation Award for Best Cultural and Heritage Festival in the State of Oregon, Portland’s Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta is presented by the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association.
It is held in a beautiful setting at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. The fiesta spans a few days and attracts over 300,000 people. Watch music and dance performances on two different stages, attend a Mariachi Mass, and eat at a cantina. Don’t forget to see the live butterfly exhibit and the artisan village featuring unique art and handcrafted goods. Kids will love the carnival rides, crafts, and face painting! Make a whole vacation out of it and pick a Portland getaway package for your stay.
Denver is home to a significant Hispanic population and one of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the United States. The city holds an annual Cinco de Mayo “Celebrate Culture” Festival, now in its third decade.
This vibrant and exciting event features live music, dance performances, and a parade. You’ll also be able to attend fun activities like a green chili cook-off between local restaurants, a taco eating contest, and even Chihuahua races! Sample Mexican culinary delights from hundreds of vendors, and shop for handmade arts and crafts. Book a getaway to Denver this year – it will be a Cinco de Mayo to remember!
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. It is celebrated all over the United States with Mexican dance, music, and food! This year, spend your Cinco de Mayo in the Windy City!
Chicago hosts an annual three-day Cinco de Mayo Festival in Little Village, the “Mexico of the Midwest.” The whole city comes together to celebrate Mexican culture. The event features traditional Mexican food, live music, arts and crafts, and carnival attractions. Many of Chicago’s best restaurants also offer their own celebrations and specials for the occasion. Find a hotel package and book your Cinco de Mayo getaway now!