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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in Santa Cruz County
onApril 26, 2023

Join us in celebrating Mexican culture and heritage in Santa Cruz County. Events sponsored by Arts Council Santa Cruz County.

Cinco de Mayo marks the Mexican army's victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, but has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage in the US.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Watsonville

Friday, May 5th, 4PM-7PM at the Watsonville Plaza 358 Main St.

Poetry • Music • Dance in the Plaza


Cinco de Mayo celebration in Santa Cruz produced by Mi Gente

Sunday, May 7th, 12PM-6PM at Woodhouse Brews 119 Madrone St.

Food • Music • Performers • Vendors

Tickets: $0-$15