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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 2014 - Saturday, May 3, 2014

Join the Fiesta, Saturday, May 3, 2014!

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Inc. proudly presents the 17th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Festival Plaza in Downtown Shreveport on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Join us for the Annual Chihuahua Challenge, live entertainment, Mexican dance troupes, contests, family activities, a health fair, and plenty of fun and great food! Our annual car show, judged and organized by the local car club Dream Werkz, will be as exciting as ever with more than 100 cars expected to participate! This is going to be a day crammed full of events so don't miss it!


TO SIGN UP AS A VOLUNTEER for the 2014 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta,
please contact Nathan Waters via email or phone at 318-347-3175.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 2014 Chairperson
Guillermo "Willie" Ortiz via email or phone at 318-734-7062.


9:00 AM
Car Show Registration Begins

10:00 AM
Health Fair Starts
Canine Registration begins
Children’s Activities to 3:00 PM

11:00 AM
Opening Ceremony
Gems of Cairo
Car Show Activities and Games Begin

12:00 Noon
Canine Races

1:30 PM
Alegre Ballet Folklorico

2:15 PM
Jalapeño Eating Contest Round 1

2:30 AM
Zumba Dancing

3:00 PM
Jalapeño Eating Contest Round 2

3:15 PM
Zumba Dancing

3:45 PM
Alegre Ballet Folklorico

4:00 PM
Health Fair Ends

4:15 PM
El Grito Contest
Jalapeño Eating Finalist Competition

4:30 PM
Car Show Awards

4:45 PM
Alegre Ballet Folklorico

5:15 PM
Minden Soto Dance Group

5:00 PM
Entrance Fee Starts

6:00 PM
Colao Salsa Band from San Antonio
Learn to Dance Salsa with Colao

8:00 PM
Banda Tejas 13 from Tyler
Learn to Dance Traditional Mexican with Tejas 13

10:00 PM
Closing Remarks

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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA, INC. is a non-profit organization incorporated in August 2000 within the state of Louisiana. We are a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization, which was established to represent the Hispanic Community throughout the Northwest Louisiana region.

The three primary goals of the Shreveport/Bossier City CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA are: to promote higher education; enhance cultural awareness; and increase community involvement. The first has been achieved through a continued academic scholarship program for individuals of Hispanic descent throughout the state of Louisiana. With events such as the Fiesta, we can continue this outstanding recognition initiative. The second and third have also been accomplished through a variety of fundraising events throughout Northwest Louisiana, including participation in a number of civic events, speaking engagements, and local public school visibility activities. Your sponsorship supports the continuation of the CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA organization in attaining our goals.

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