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Cinco De Mayo Events In Los Angeles

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Classic Car Show in Santa Monica: This festival will be fun for the whole family. Mariachis, folklorico, and salsa music are paired with classic muscle cars and lowriders at this celebration in Santa Monica.

When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, noon-5:00 pm
Where: Virginia Park, northwest corner of Pico and Cloverfield in Santa Monica
Info: www.vapark.smgov.net

Fiesta Broadway: Brace yourself! Downtown Los Angeles is going to be taken over with music, games, food, and vendors this Sunday in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. This mile-long street fair is going to be party central!

When: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Broadway from 1st to Olympic, Downtown Los Angeles
Cost: Free
Info: www.fiestabroadway.la

Cinco de Mayo at Olvera Street: A traditional celebration with mariachis, folklorico dancers, piñatas and other activities for the kids at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site on Olvera Street in Downtown Los Angeles.

When: May 5-6, 2012, Saturday noon- 7 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm,
Where: 845 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles
Info: www.elpueblo.lacity.org

Lucha VaVoom at the Mayan Theater: This year, put  down the Corona and quesadilla. Instead, see some wrestling, burlesque, comedy, and much more at the Mayan Theater. This is a special one night only event and is sure to knock sus calcetines off!

When: May 4 & 5, 2012, 8 pm
Where: The Mayan Theater, 1038 South Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Info: http://luchavavoom.com

KROQ’s Weenie Roast: They’ve got another all-star lineup this year, with Coldplay, Incubus, The Offspring, Silversun Pickups, Pennywise, Angels & Airwaves, The Dirty Heads, Garbage and more. What better way to celebrate than with some awesome music?!

When: May 5
Where:  Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Info: http://kroq.radio.com

Have fun, be safe, and happy cinco de mayo!

- Robyn Luttrell, 97.1 AMP Radio

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