East End Houston Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a wide variety of Mexican and Chicano Art, Music, Food & Culture
The East End Improvement Corporation (501c3) and the East End Houston Cultural District proudly invite the Houston community to the 2023 East End Street Fest on Saturday, May 6, from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm on the award-winning Esplanade on Navigation Boulevard. Admission is free.
Young and old will be able to enjoy Cinco de Mayo weekend with a mix of Mexican and Chicano art, music, food, and culture. The East End Street Fest will include over thirty food and art vendors and multiple music and dance performances in different music stages and plazas. The fest will feature mariachi prodigy Eduardo Trevino and other musicians and folk-dance performers such as the trio Dime Que Si, Danzas Folkloricas de Solei, Houston Aztec Dance – Calmec, Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl, Chicano Boulevard DJ, mariachi singer Cessar Mandujano, Las Americas Ballet Folklorico, Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico and headliner Sandy G and Los Gavilanes, among many others. Car lovers will enjoy the lowrider car collection at the Show & Shine area, and kids will bounce around at the Plaza de los Niños.
Since 2012, Hispanic music, food, art, and culture have been celebrated at the East End Street Fest annually. Thousands have gathered with friends and family to dance and enjoy the rhythms of this historic community.
“In 2023, we’re bringing a very exciting music and food event to our community,” said the East End District president Veronica Chapa Gorczynski. “We want people from all over Houston to visit and experience the cultural richness and local businesses of East End Houston. This event is where friends and family of all ages will enjoy in a safe environment the music, food, and art of our Mexican heritage during Cinco de Mayo weekend.” She added.
The full lineup and times of stage performances are available on the event website, www.eastendstreetfest.com.