FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Denton, TX - Denton's 29th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration commemorating the historic battle of Puebla will be held on Saturday, May 14th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a parade and festivities at the Denton Quakertown Park, located at 321 E. McKinney.
More than 6,000 people attended last year’s event and even more
are expected to come to the 2016 celebration. This FREE event
celebrates the diversity in the Denton community and features activities
for the entire family.
The celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. from the Texas Woman’s
University parking lot, corner of Locust and Oakland streets, proceeds down
Elm St. to the Courthouse Square, around the Quarkertown Park, and ends
at the Civic Center parking lot.
A Denton City Council representative will open the daytime festivities by reading
a Cinco de Mayo proclamation at 11 a.m. The numerous vendors at the event
will offer a variety of foods, beverages, jewelry, crafts, and many other
items. There will be several children’s activities scheduled throughout
the day including piñatas for children ages one to six. A children’s
arts and crafts area will also give children the opportunity to create and
keep traditional Mexican crafts.
During the day there will be a variety of entertainment on two stages ranging from Hispanic bands, local school performers and the Little Miss Cinco de Mayo pagent. There will also be a soccer tournament and a host of children's activities.
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