City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County
SANTA ANA – The City of Santa Ana’s 18th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival is taking place on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017. The festivities will begin at 12:00 p.m. each day on Fourth Street in historic Downtown Santa Ana. This annual tradition celebrates Santa Ana’s vibrant Mexican culture with live entertainment, including top level performers each night, delicious food, affordable shopping, interactive art activities, and exciting carnival rides for children of all ages. The festival will also include cultural art components throughout the event, as well as a Beer Garden which will be open for adults only to enjoy cold, refreshing beverages.
On Saturday, May 6, the festival’s main stage will feature the talented performances of various Ballet Folklórico and local school dance groups. The event’s international flavor will be brought to the stage through the impressive performances of professional Fandando, Salsa, Cha Cha and Flamenco dan cers. A second stage on the west end Fourth Street will also feature crossover performances by popular and upcoming local bands. These talented artists’ sensational performances will offer something for everyone to enjoy! Continue reading