The annual Santa Ana Downtown Cinco de Mayo Festival will be taking place this weekend from Friday May 4th, through Sunday May 6th. Santa Ana’s Downtown Calle Cuatro (4th St.) Cinco de Mayo festival draws over 150,000 people in attendance! Calle Cuatro is open to the public; all ages can attend.
Calle Cuatro features food, games, rides, live entertainment, a beer garden and more. Music performers include Latin GRAMMY and Billboard performing artists ranging from regional, pop and rock alternative music. Click on link to Buy Fair Rides Tickets Now!
Here are the artists performing at this festival, this weekend:
Saturday, May 5, 2012
- Sonora Santanera
- Q’Viva the Chosen Finalists
- La Republika
- Serralde con UBER
- Division DTC
- Los Merlins
- Banda Tremendas
- Genio Siete
- Grupo Escuadron Junior
Sunday, May 6, 2012
- Elegantes de La Banda
- City Council Ceremony
- Dinastia Norteña
- Banda Estrella Dorada
- Torres Musical
- La Quimika
- 4 del Sur
- Balet Folklorico de Bertha
There will be several street closures in the downtown area which will affect normal commuting routes and times. Here is a map showing the Cinco de Mayo closures and parking areas:
- Main St., between 2nd St. and 5th St.
- Bush St., between 3rd St. and 5th St.
- Spurgeon St., between 3rd St. and 4th St.
- French St., between 5th St. and dead-end
- Mortimer St., between 4th St. and dead-end
- 4th St., between Sycamore St. and Minter St.
- 3rd St., between Sycamore St. and French St
- 2nd St., between Sycamore St. and Surgeon St.
In addition, lane restrictions and road closures will be in effect in the areas of Bristol Street from 17th Street to Callen’s Common, Main Street from 17th Street to Dyer Road, and Edinger Avenue from Main Street to Raitt Street. Residents, motorist and visitors should expect traffic delays in these areas and make an effort to avoid these areas whenever possible. Residents are encouraged to report any significant or on-going criminal activity occurring that evening to the Santa Ana Police Department at (714) 245-8049.