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.
2019 Grand Marshals
This years parade will be led by Sergio and Veronica Rodriguez, owners of Saint Paul's Rodriguez Auto Services! They'll be representing the West Side proudly as they engage with festival visitors throughout the event.
Read about their contributions to the west Side community here.
The following awards will be given to this year's participants by our judging team!
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.
Best captures a festive mood through its use of music, artistic presentation, costumes, dance, colorful appearance and overall crowd appeal.
Judges base this award on creative expression and unique talent.
Participate in the Parade!
Parade Application is under the FORMS tab.
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