Time to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo - Denver 2022

Real Estate Broker/Owner with House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 DRE# ER40011786

Cinco de Mayo in Denver will be celebrated on May 7th & 8th, 2022 in Denver Civic Center Park from 10 am to 8 pm.


This festival has lots going on from contests, lots of vendors with products and food, plus live entertainment, and a Parade you don't want to miss!  


These contests will be held -

Chihuahua Races - Sunday May 8th at 2 pm

on the contest stage south of seal pond, center of Civic Center Park

Taco Eating Contest - Saturday - May 8th at 2 pm

on the contest stage south of seal pond, center of Civic Center Park

Lowrider Car Show - Saturday and Sunday

Along Colfax from Bannock to Broadway


There will be live Entertainment on the Main Stage, Local Stage, and Community Stage.    Many local bands as well as dance schools showing off their local talent! 


The Parade will be held on Saturday - May 7th from 11 am to noon

The sidewalk areas along the parade route are open to everyone.  The parade will leave the staging area (3 blocks west of the City & County Building) at 11:00 am and wind through downtown Denver, arriving at Denver's Civic Center park area, the site of the Cinco de Mayo Festival.


Rules & FAQs - 

The following may NOT be brought into the Festival:

  • Alcoholic beverages, beverage containers, glass bottles, food, or beverages
  • Illegal drugs
  • Coolers, picnic baskets, or carry-ins of any type (backpacks, large bags, and persons may be subjected to search)
  • Kites, frisbees, balls, or other sports equipment
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, or inline skates
  • Pit Bulls (more info in FAQs below)
  • Weapons of any kind including - firearms, knives, mace, contraband, laser pointers, or anything that can be perceived by security as a weapon
  • Gang paraphernalia or apparel

Once you’re here:

  • No unauthorized vending
  • All dogs must be on a leash

Tips for enjoying the Festival:

  • Pick up a brochure at any entrance to find your favorite, beverage, attraction, or band
  • Drink responsibly and make sure your group has a designated driver
  • Have a designated meeting place in case you get separated
  • Don’t leave children unattended

When you leave the Festival:

  • No alcoholic beverages may be taken off Festival grounds
  • Please dispose of trash in the receptacles provided and help us leave the neighborhood clean




Posted by

Joan Cox
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Comments (12)

Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Joan... always loved that cat meme for Cinco de Mayo... I would guess it's a big thing in Denver... here, less so, but more each year.

May 04, 2022 08:31 AM
Eric Bouler
Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La. - New Orleans, LA
Listening to your Needs

Great Blog with horses. Looks great. Love your photos on this one...Mardi Gras has parades for dogs during the week in French Quarter...


May 04, 2022 08:31 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Nina Hollander, Broker it IS a big deal here, there will be lots of celebrations all over the city.  Many Mexican restaurants are having their own celebration.

May 04, 2022 08:32 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Thanks Eric.

May 04, 2022 08:32 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Joan Cox  Oh, what an adorable post .Great information too!

May 04, 2022 09:06 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I can see a great deal of imagination went into this event and I only wish we had such a party nearby Joan 😎

May 04, 2022 09:35 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is timely information to share with area residents.

Have a great day and a very productive week.

May 04, 2022 09:35 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

I think that cat has some issues. He (or she) will have a fun day tomorrow.

May 04, 2022 10:43 AM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

We will hear the celebration loudly tomorrow as there is a Mexican restaurant within a 1/2 mile of our house

May 04, 2022 11:23 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Joan - we are going to a Mexican Restaurant tonight.  It will be packed tomorrow.

May 04, 2022 12:24 PM
Pat Champion
John Roberts Realty - Eustis, FL
Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs

Now this is a celebration I would love to attend. I am sure it will be a packed event.

May 04, 2022 02:10 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Joan- we'll be heading out tomorrow for some Cinco de Mayo Tex-Mex tomorrow. 

May 04, 2022 05:44 PM