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Cinco de Mayo Festival 2014 Schedule
May 2 - 4, 2014
26th Street and Kostner (Little Village), Chicago, Illinois

Cinco de Mayo Festival
    Date: Friday to Sunday, May 2 - 4, 2014
        Friday - 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
        Saturday & Sunday - 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm
    Location: 26th Street and Kostner (Little Village), Chicago Illinois

    Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of South-of-the-border culture that is enjoyed worldwide, Cinco de Mayo or "5th of May" commemorates the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Independence Day or "Festival de La Villita" in September are two of the biggest celebrations of Mexican culture in the Midwest. Cinco de Mayo has become a global festivity.

    This 3-day festival held in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago is celebrating its 5th year in 2014. The festival will feature plenty of live music, food, arts and crafts, activities for families and children and much more. The Cinco de Mayo Fest celebrates Hispanic families and community with excitement.

    May 2014 is an exciting festival month in Chicago Illinois. The Lilac Festival in May has lilac-themed events at Lilac Time in DuPage. There are concerts, plant sales, tours a formal ball, a stroll through Lilacia Park, beer and wine tasting, plus a 5K run as well as an art and craft fair. Mayfest is the 1st. Big Party event of the season. A Giant-Tent has bands, festival food, beer and a lot more. Saturday is kids’ day and Sunday has a pet pageant and expo.

    The German festival known as Maifest Chicago serves beer, brats, sauerkraut, and music in Lincoln Square at Lincoln Ave. and Leland Ave. Experience German Gemütlichkeit.

    Chicago’s New Orleans Festival features a variety of music. Enjoy Zydeco, jazz, blues and Dixieland bands, arts and crafts, Southern cuisine, craft beer, and wine. Visit the festival in West Lakeview at Lincoln Avenue and Addison.

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