Cinco de Mayo Celebration

By: Chiara Lotierzo Email
By: Chiara Lotierzo Email

Hundreds crowded the blocked off streets of downtown Grand Junction today to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Festivities included traditional dancing, music, Mexican food, arts, crafts, games, jump houses, blow-up slides, rock climbing walls, and cars.

Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate Mexican heritage and tradition, commemorating the Battle of Puebla, when Mexican forces beat out the French on May 5th, 1862.

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