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2016 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

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Cinco de Mayo will see many events in Bay Area for 2016.

Thursday, May 5th is this year’s date which mean celebrations are on 2 weekends, the last and this weekend.

Below see almost 50 festivals, concerts, and community events filled with art, food, and music for family and friends.

* Note: Let’s be respectful and celebrate for right reasons, please no drunkenness. Here’s a list!

History:

Here’s why May 5th is celebrated! Mexican pride and hope. It showed them that the mighty French war machine was not invulnerable, and that determination and courage were powerful weapons. Read more here!

Video:

Before events below, let’s have a little fun with how Gringos might celebrate!

 

 

Bay Area events

  • updated: 5/6, 1:53 pm. number of events: 46

 

Saturday, April 30th

 

Richmond Cinco De Mayo Parade

 

Sunday, May 1st

 

Photos: San Jose Cinco de Mayo festival

 

Low Rider Show, San Francisco

 

Sacramento Cinco de Mayo Festival

 

Grand Opening La Morenita Market, Concord

 

Richmond Cinco De Mayo festival

 

Cinco de Mayo dance and Mural tours, SF

 

Martha Soledad Album release party (Norteno), Oakland

 

Free Cuban concert, San Francisco

 

Oakland May Day Rally against Racism

 

Thursday, May 5th

 

San Leandro Cinco de Mayo Festival

 

Santa Rosa Cinco de Mayo Festival

 

Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo: From defending our pueblos to defending our hoods, Oakland

 

Chuy Gomez fiesta, San Francisco

 

State of the Union: Call to Action / Cinco de Mayo, San Francisco

 

Comedy and Concert, San Leandro

 

Cadillac Bar, San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

 

Mariachi Trio: Cinco de Mayo party, San Francisco

 

Outdoor tropical party, Oakland

 

Children’s Piedmont School Language, Oakland

 

FREE Latin Rock show @ Mexican restaurant, Hayward

 

Mezcal: Nuestra Soledad Tasting Party, San Francisco

 

Santana Tribute Cinco de Mayo by Zebop, Los Gatos

 

JJ’s Blues, San Jose

 

Beso Nightclub, San Jose

 

Banda desde Los Angeles, Cinco de Mayo, San Jose

 

Drinko de Mayo, Salinas

 

Salsa Music, Cinco de Mayo, Concord

 

All Day Fiesta @ Churchward Pub, Alameda

 

Monseieur Perine: Colombian concert, San Francisco

 

Cigar Bar Happy Hour Party, San Francisco

 

Block Party, San Francisco

 

 

Friday, May 6th

 

Latino Play ‘You’re Gonna Cry’, San Francisco

 

Tarimba: Mexican Jarocho @ South First Fridays, San Jose

 

Los Rakas, San Francisco

 

Cinco de Mayo music show, Alameda

 

Saturday, May 7th

 

Oakland Festival

 

San Francisco Festival

 

Hola 5k Marathon Cinco de Mayo, San Jose

 

For the People (Raza), Opening art exhibit, San Francisco

 

Tacochella and Lucha Libre

 

Canelo Alvarez, Cinco de Mayo Boxing (Pay per view)

 

Mariachi Night, San Jose

 

Nina Sky, hosted by Chuy Gomez, Oakland

 

Cinco de Mayo dance @ Carbon Lounge, San Francisco

 

Mother’s Day with Sisters Morales, Redwood City

 

Salsa Cinco de Mayo dance, San Francisco

 

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May 05 2016

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Start: May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End: May 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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San Francisco Bay Area

CA 94134 United States