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Cinco De Mayo Omaha features three days of events

Posted at 7:45 AM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 08:45:19-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The 2019 Cinco de Mayo Omaha festival takes place along and around historic 24th Street in the heart of South Omaha from Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5.

Cinco De Mayo Omaha 2019 highlights include a parade, a full carnival with rides and midway games, an expanded variety of food and refreshments including a beer garden, and various vendors and exhibitors.

The family-friendly celebration also features activities just for children ages 2 to 10.

Live music from area performers and an internationally known Mexican-music act will also entertain festival goers throughout the weekend. Associated events include the Miss Cinco de Mayo, Junior Miss Cinco de Mayo and Little Miss Cinco de Mayo coronations on Friday; the CHI Health fair on Saturday; and a Sunday morning Mariachi mass.

The Wells Fargo parade will take place Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. along 24th Street from D to L streets and is considered one of the largest parades in the Midwest.

The Omaha Cinco de Mayo celebration has grown into a full-fledged festival and a destination for celebrants of all cultural backgrounds.