Exciting, vibrant, lively, and festive are just a few of the ways that people have described this one of a kind extravaganza!
The Cinco de Mayo – West Side Parade is the single highest attended event of Cinco de Mayo – West Side Saint Paul! Thousands come and experience this family-friendly event, which features floats from local community organizations, event sponsors, and authentic Mexican dancers and performers.
Join us at the Cinco de Mayo Parade - Saturday, May 5, 2018! Parade Starts at 10:00 am. on Cesar Chavez Street from Wabasha to Ada. Download the map to find the best viewing spot!
The following awards will be given to this year's participants by our judging team!
Heritage Award Best captures the cultural traditions of Mexican history. This parade unit portrays the best outstanding use of design, decorations, costumes, and colorful appearance that represent the Mexican culture.
Most Spirited Best captures a festive mood through its use of music, artistic presentation, costumes, dance, colorful appearance and overall crowd appeal.
Judges Choice Judges base this award on creative expression and unique talent.