San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival 2013 | Dolores Park
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Dolores Park | 19th Street and Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA
Bring your picnic basket and enjoy Cinco de Mayo 2013 in the park – an annual all day family-friendly celebration in Dolores Park with live music, cultural performances and more on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Event highlights include concerts by Bay Area Latin salsa, jazz and choral groups, as well as a 5pm performance by Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco, preserving the tradition of Mexican folk dance with quality, authenticity and colorful costumes.
9th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival
Saturday May 4, 2013 | 10am to 6pm
Dolores Park, San Francisco
2013 Entertainment Schedule
- 10am – Zumba-thon Exercise Class ($10 donation)
- 11:30am – Welcome by Mission Neighborhood Centers Board President, Executive Director, Consul General of Mexico, Supervisor Campos and Joaquin Torres, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services.
- Noon – Mission Neighborhood Centers, Senior Chorus, “Coro Solera”
- 12:15pm – Mission District Young Musicians
Directed by Martha Rodriguez-Salazar, this ensemble of 26 middle and high school youth from the Mission District plays música bailable including favorites from Mexico, Colombia and Cuba.
- 1:15pm – Ms. Berta Olivia, a gifted ranchera vocalist accompanied by talented a Mariachi group.
- 2:15pm – American Red Cross
- 2:20pm – Buyepongo is a classic story of friends coming together out of their passion for creating, learning, and playing music.
- 3pm – Conjunto Picante is bringing back the chart busting sound of the “Fania All Stars” hard Salsa Music of the 1970s. Founder and Composer Tony Rodriguez’s 12-piece orchestra cultivates a full and vibrant sound, portraying the sounds that are reminiscent of the Salsa era that brought Fania Recording artists to the forefront of Latin music.
- 4pm – Edgardo & Candela are an intense and high energy Bay Area salsa band.
- 5pm – Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco, preserving the tradition of Mexican folk dance with quality, authenticity and colorful costumes. There will be several 15 minute presentations and each will showcase a different region in Mexico.