Riverside has fiesta weekend

April 28, 2018 by  

Riverside will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the 111th annual Cinco De Mayo Parade and Fiesta. The two-day fiesta will feature Mexican food, vendors and entertainment.

Ballet Folklorico and Mariachi bands will be performing, and everyone will want to try their luck at the game booths. Hot 103.9 will have a booth on May 5 and will be giving out chances to win prizes.

Local chambers of commerce, the Professional Golfers Association, and the Boy Scouts of America are hosting a Cinco De Mayo Mixer. Local businesses are invited to set up displays to advertise their goods and services. This event will be free for guests and everyone can use the time to network with other businesspeople. Local print shops are busily getting business card printing done for those who need to make an update.

The event will include Latin music, a Mexican buffet, margaritas and door prizes.

The fiesta will be from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm this Saturday, May 5, and then from noon until 8:00 pm on Sunday, May 6, at Villegas Park 3091 Esperanza Street. The Cinco de Mayo parade will step off at 10:00 am on May 5 in Villegas Park.

The Cinco de Mayo mixer will be this Thursday, May 3 from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm at the Riverside Auto Center, 8051 Auto Drive.