The City of Mesquite, in partnership with the Hispanic Forum of Mesquite, Unidos, and LULAC Mesquite will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 7 in Downtown Mesquite at Front Street Station, 100 West Front Street.
Festivities begin at 9 a.m. with the Downtown Mesquite Farmers Market, followed by Cinco de Mayo-themed activities, food, and performances beginning at noon. This family friendly event is free of charge and parking is available at no charge throughout different locations in downtown Mesquite.
This annual celebration features:
- Authentic Mexican food
- Jalapeño-eating contest
- Folklórico dancers
- Kids activity area with free arts and crafts and piñata breaks scheduled at 1:45 and 2:45 p.m.
- Live music including Mariachi, local singers, and a performance from The Squeezebox Bandits at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
- Live horse performance by the DFW Caballos Bailadores at 2:30 p.m.
The City of Mesquite appreciates assistance from sponsors, Alejandro’s at Front Street Station, Celebration Station and Dallas Regional Medical Center, and from organizing partners Mesquite Arts Center and the Downtown Mesquite Farmers Market.