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Cinco de Mayo at Beacon Park

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a few days early at Beacon Park. Listen to live music from local musicians, enjoy dance performances, and learn the moves to several different types of Latin dance.
To maintain safe distancing for this event, we require pre-registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/151821495179 For those who want to enjoy the Cinco de Mayo from the safety of their home, please join us on Facebook Live during the event! Be sure to grab a margarita at Lumen Detroit and fill up on delicious food from Los Dos Amigos Taco Truck + Pablo’s Tacos.
 
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
– Lumen bar
– Food Trucks – Los Dos Amigos + Pablos
PROGRAMMING ACTIVITIES
– Make + Takes: Mariachi Maracas + Paper Bag Pinatas
Entertainment
– 3p-7p: DJ Sabor – Live DJ Mix
– 3:30p–4p: Raices Mexicanas de Detroit – Costumed Cultural
Dance Performances; Raices Mexicanas de Detroit is the
oldest, continuously active Mexican Folkloric Dance Troupe
in the Southeast Michigan area, preserving and showcasing
the magnificence of Mexican Folklorico dance, tradition and
culture.
– 4:30p–5p: Detroit Dance Loft – Salsa & Cumbia Dance
Performances, Lessons; Detroit Dance Loft will perform, and
teach attendees, in both Salsa and Cumbia dance, led by
Marc Brewer, celebrated Afro-Latin dance instructor,
performer and competitive dance champion.
– 5:30p-6:15p: Grupo Escobar – Live Band Performance;
Salsa, Timba and Cumbia from Detroit’s own Groupo Escobar.
Bring your dancing shoes for the nonstop Latin grooves of
guitar led hard-hitting Grupo Escobar!
 
This celebration is sponsored by the DTE Beacon Park Foundation and programmed by the Downtown Detroit Partnership.
 
*** COVID-19 Safety Guidelines ***
1. Please stay home if you feel sick
2. Masks or face coverings are required
3. Maintain physical distance between others
4. Frequently use hand washing stations, bathrooms, or sanitizer located in the park
5. Please wait to enter Beacon Park if we reach capacity
 

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Beacon Park
1901 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48226 United States