Join tens of thousands this weekend at Waterfront Park between the Hawthorne and Morrison bridges to celebrate the Mexican army’s 1862 defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla:
It’s the 27th annual Portland Cinco de Mayo festival!
This year’s festival also features Lucha Libre bouts on Saturday and Sunday, with “El Oriental”, “Hysteria”, “Mascarita Dorada”, “Mini-Alebrije”, California: “El Gato”, “Mega Boy” visiting from Mexico City and six wrestlers from Oregon.
And per tradition there will be a fireworks demonstration at 10pm on Friday.
Festival hours are 11am to 11pm. Admission is $6 if you’re 13 or older, $3 for those 6 to 12, $4 for seniors (62 and over), and kids under 6 get in free. Visit the Cinco De Mayo website for entertainment schedule, special deals, and other event details.