Don,t miss the 33nd annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo 2016, a San Diego tradition since 1983. This celebration in Old Town is the largest event of its kind in Southern California. Three days of music, food and fun.

3 Live Music Stages
Cantina Garden
Low Rider Car Show
Historical Demonstrations
Plus more!

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Drink & Food Specials at over ten
of Old Town's Restaurants & Cantinas

Friday, May 6th 4 p.m. - 10p.m.
Saturday, May 7th 11a.m. - 10p.m.
Ballet folklorico competitions at 9 a.m. in the State Park
Sunday, May 8th 11a.m. - 5p.m.

Cool off with a refreshing ice cold beer in the beer garden or become a tequila connoisseur in the high-end tequila sampling area. Finish off your appetite by visiting over 20 delicious restaurants to enjoy zesty food specials.

Be sure to take a ride in a stagecoach or explore the museums and the specialty stores that Old Town San Diego has to offer. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be surrounded by the history and culture of San Diego!

The fiesta has an incredible variety of festivities and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy including a special kids area and stage. Los niños will shriek with excitement as they engage in an array of interactive activities.

Explore the lively streets of the bustling Mercado where you can purchase an array of merchandise; handmade leather pieces, beautiful jewelry and many more treasures that line San Diego Avenue.

Venture over to Lowrider lane where you will be blown away by the glistening rims and gravity-defying hydraulics of these custom art masterpieces.


Cinco de Mayo - Thursday, May 5th
· Join Old Town’s top bars & restaurants in
celebrating Cinco de Mayo with lots of
drink & food specials, live entertainment
and festivities.

· The Fiesta continues in Old Town through
Seis, Siete y Ocho de Mayo!

Seis de Mayo - Friday, May 6th
· 4 PM to 10 PM Fiesta Old Town
Cinco de Mayo

Siete de Mayo - Saturday, May 7th
· 9 AM to 3:30 PM Ballet Folklorico
· 11 AM to 10 PM Fiesta Old Town
Cinco de Mayo

Ocho de Mayo - Sunday, May 8th
Dia de las Madres
· 10 AM to 1:30 PM Ballet Folklorico
· 11 AM to 5 PM Fiesta Old Town
Cinco de Mayo