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East Gateway to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo This Saturday

5/1/2013 12:17:41 PM


East Gateway to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo This Saturday

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The City of Clearwater will host a Saturday, May 4 authentic Mexican-themed event in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

The free, family-friendly celebration kicks off at 9 a.m. with the Saturday Gateway Farmers Market in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street at Missouri Avenue and continues until 2 p.m.

Main events, from 3 to 8 p.m., will include live bands and authentic Mexican entertainers, folkloric dancing, children’s activities, Mexican food and beverages and ethnic vendors.

Headline performers will include Yoshiee, Cortez de la Sierra, the Trio Amistad Huasteca, the Mariachi Invasor de Mexico and Grupo Mahetzy.

Additional sponsoring organizations include Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Dimmitt Chevrolet, the Consejo Mexicano de la Bahia de Tampa, P.J.’s Auto World, WAMA 1550AM Radio, and the Apoyo al Hidalguense, Hidalgo, Mexico.

Parking is available at the Fifth Third Bank, 1150 Cleveland St., Greektown Grille, Maxa Enterprises, and the Large Grass lot on the corner of N. Lincoln and Cleveland Street. For more information, please visit