Cinco de Mayo Festival Coming to Oakwood Park This Weekend

Revelers Can Expect to Be Entertained by Aztec Dancers, Grupo la Rosa Folklorico Dancers, and Charro (Mexican Dancing Horses)

The vibrant spirit of Cinco de Mayo comes alive at the Historical Venice Cinco de Mayo Parade & Festival, set to captivate attendees on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oakwood Park.

As described in a post by Eventbrite, the parade commences promptly at 10 a.m., starting from the intersection of California Ave and Lincoln Blvd. The parade route takes participants along Lincoln Blvd (heading north), turning left onto Rose Ave (heading west) until reaching 7th Ave. From there, the procession will make a left turn (heading south) on 7th Ave towards its grand finale at Oakwood Park, culminating at the intersection of 7th Ave and California Ave.

The celebration continues with a lively street festival where revelers can expect to be entertained by Aztec Dancers, Grupo La Rosa Folklorico Dancers, and Charro (Mexican Dancing Horses). Musical accompaniment will be provided by the Venice High School Band, alongside performances by the Santa Monica Cheerleaders.

Classic Cars and Lowriders will parade through the streets, accompanied by clowns, piñatas, and a delectable array of Authentic Mexican Food Trucks. Live entertainment will keep the crowd grooving, with the Rythym Band delivering old school funk music, complemented by the tunes of D.J. Mango and the lyrical stylings of Baby Dog Rapper, straight out of Venice.

Informational booths and vendors will offer insights and delights, with a diverse range of organizations and businesses represented, including the Venice Mexican American Traquero Monument, AmVets Post 2, Venice Family Clinic, Santa Monica College, Kaiser, Venice Kush, Venice Paparazzi, Venice Family Community Housing, Councilmember Traci Parks, Lupitas Tacos, Tacos de Valiii, Oaxacana Taco Truck, and the Growin up in Venice Brand, among others.For tickets and more information, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/historical-venice-cinco-de-mayo-parade-festival-tickets-859593987757#:~:text=About%20this%20event&text=Come%20out%20and%20join%20us,(N)%20to%20Rose%20Ave..

in News, Upbeat
Related Posts

Woman Charged After High-Speed Pursuit, Multi-Vehicle Crash on 405 Freeway

May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024

Preliminary hearing set for June 20, Suspect Faces Multiple Charges Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a...

TripAdvisor Ranked This Santa Monica Hotel #1 in America

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

The Ranking Honored the Highest Level of Excellence in Travel, Recognizing Those Who Receive a High Volume of Exceptional Review...

(Photo Gallery) Recap of 45th Annual Venice Family Clinic Art Walk

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

The Art Walk + Auction, Created in 1979 by Local Volunteers and Artists, Aimed to Prevent the Clinic’s Closure, Fostering...

Report: Judge Requests More Briefing on Bel-Air Bay Club Repair Dispute

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

The Bel-Air Bay Club Argues That Proposed Repairs Are Exempt From Requiring a Permit According to a report from City...

SMMUSD Seeks Middle School Athletic Coaches

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

Positions Are Available for Flag Football, Girls’ Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Esports, Track and Field, Soccer, Spring Volleyball and Lacrosse...

Husband and Wife Arrested After Reporting Sexual Assault

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

The Tables Were Turned  By Zach Armstrong The tables were turned on a married couple after they demanded officers arrest someone...

Rollover Crash on Sunset Blvd. Leaves 3 Hospitalized

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

The Vehicle Was Found Set Against an Apartment Complex By Zach Armstrong A rollover crash in the Pacific Palisades left...

LAFD Rescues Trapped Individuals From Venice Public Bathrooms

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

After Approximately Eight Minutes, One Stall Door Was Successfully Unlatched By Zach Armstrong LAFD Firefighters and LAPD officers were dispatched to...

Venice Canal Attack Victim’s Condition Takes a Tragic Turn

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

CD 11 City Councilmember Traci Park Releases Statement The devastating news that one of the two women who were brutally...

(Video) 2024 Take Action Campaign Happening Now

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

More Information at takeactionla.com @palisadesnews Take Action Campaign is happening now throughout LA County #mentalhealth #losangeles #fyp #california #wellbeing #health...

Will Rogers Run Foundation Donates $40K to Local Charities

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

The Funds Come from Proceeds From the 2023 July 4th Run The Palisades-Will Rogers 5 & 10K Run Foundation will...

Los Angeles County Rent Relief Program Opens Second Round of Applications

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Applications Accepted Until June 4, Funding and Support Have Been Increased  The Los Angeles County Rent Relief Program (LARRP) has...

Father-Son Duo RSG Janitorial Services Finds Joy In Serving Customers

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Finding handymen and janitorial services can be a hard pick. RSG Janitorial Services, based in Los Angeles, offers a mix...

Check Out Local Library Events and Weekly Reading Programs For This Week

May 21, 2024

May 21, 2024

Brentwood, Palisades, and West Los Angeles Libraries Are Ready for Summer As summer approaches, local libraries are gearing up for...

Bloody-Faced Woman Who Led Police on 405 Pursuit Initiated Chase in Venice

May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024

A Photo Shows Her Appearing Viciously With an Open Mouth By Zach Armstrong A photo of a bloody-faced woman made plenty...