Where to celebrate Cinco De Mayo in St. Louis
Cherokee Street Festival
The largest Cinco De Mayo celebration in St. Louis is on Cherokee Street. The celebration kicks off with the city’s 5th annual People’s Joy Parade complete with floats, Gigante puppeteers, dancers, Mexican wrestlers and more. The parade route starts at the cross street of Minnesota & Cherokee at 1:11 p.m. and winds through Benton Park West ending at Texas & Cherokee. Afterward, catch some great live authentic Latin Tunes or browse through the vendor boots tot take in some art and great authentic Mexican food at the Musica Fantasitca portion of the festival at Iowa and Cherokee. The street festival offers a full day from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Rosalita’s Cantina will be closing down Washington Avenue between Tucker and 13th St on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.! There will be a large party with tables and an outdoor bar, live music by Los Compadres, Awesome Brothers Show, Clave Sol and more! On top of the great live music you’ll enjoy delicious food, authentic Mexican dancers, attendance prizes, and more. For up to date information about the Washing Street Festival visit Rosalita’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Rosalitasstl
Hacienda Mexican Resturant on Manchester Road has big plans for Cinco de Mayo this eyar! The restaurant opening early at 10 a.m., with live music beginning at 1 p.m.. There are also food and drink specials , price giveaways and a photo booth. Hacienda’s website and Facebook page will have details on parking, which will be updated throughout the day, and there will be complimentary shuttle services to help with the parking too.
Sunday, May 5