There is always something going down in Los Angeles, and Cinco De Mayo is no exception!
BLUECOLLAR WORKING DOG CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA & PACK WALK
Come party with your pooch at the BlueCollar Working Dog’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Pack Walk! The FREE event features a group dog walk around Echo Park Lake and there will even be a piñata filled with dog treats for your best friend. Don’t worry- the folks at BlueCollar Working Dog haven’t forgotten about you! They are offering FREE BEER and snacks for the human participants.
When: 7:30PM- 9:00PM, May 5th
Where: BlueCollar Working Dog store: 1320 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026
*For more info, call (213) 977-9042
Come party next to the pueblo with two events at LA Plaza and Olvera Street: ( I LOVE Olvera Street!!)
LA PLAZA CINCO DE MAYO
Learn about the origins of the Cinco De Mayo celebration and its significance in California. Events at the museum will feature educational exhibits, live performances, and interactive workshops for all ages.
When: May 5, 2016, noon – 4 pm
Where: LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St , Los Angeles, 90012
OLVERA STREET DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
Celebrate on the “first street in Los Angeles” this Cinco De Mayo! The festivities include traditional dancers, mariachis, piñatas, food and drink, and much more.
When: May 5 noon to 8 pm
Where: Olvera Street pedestrian zone at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, 845 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles
LUCHA VaVOOM’s CINCO DE MAYAN SPECTACULAR! (must be +21)
If you are in the mood for some authentic Mexican wrestling (you know- the kind with masked luchadores?) this Cinco De Mayo, then this is your event! Come enjoy mariachi music, Aztec dancers, a contortionist, a world-record-holding hula hooper, and plenty of food and drink! Remember, this event is adults only- it gets a little risqué. Tickets must be purchased online, but they will sell out fast!
When: May 5th & 6th 8:00PM (Doors 7:00PM)
Where: Mayan Theatre-1038 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
This year, I will be fiesta-ing at Gracias Madre with my best gal-pals (may even post some photos tomorrow) and grooving to the mariachi band! Gracias Madre is located at 8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Have fun this Cinco De Mayo, and remember to be safe!