Cinco de Mayo Austin
May 7-8, 2011
Sat: 12 pm - midnight
Sun: 12 pm - 10 pm (Conjunto Festival)
Admission: 2011 Info Unavailble Previous Year's Pricing
12 and under free Sat: $6 after 5 pm - $8 after 8 pm Sun: $6 all day (Conjunto Festival)
The Cinco de Mayo Festival in Austin Texas was first celebrated in 2006. The festival is held at Fiesta Gardens and features Tejano and Conjunto music across two stages, a barbecue cook-off, and a "Show Ur Ride" car show.
Food vendors will include standard hamburger, etc. choices as well as traditional Mexican and Mexican-American fare.
Lawn chairs and two water bottles (0.5 liters) per person are allowed in.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the May 5, 1862 battle between outnumbered Mexican forces and an invading French army. Following a fierce battle, the smaller Mexican army successfully forced the French to retreat.
Los Texmaniacs in San Antonio (2010 Cinco de Mayo Austin performers) . . .
2011 Cinco de Mayo Austin and Austin Conjunto Fest Music Line Up
Info below is subject to change - please check with official event website for confirmation . . .
Saturday May 7, 2011 - Cinco de Mayo Festival
12:30 pm - Rian C.
2:00 pm - Knights
3:30 pm - Pride and Joy
5:15 pm - Yayo Castillo
7:00 pm - Joe Posada
8:45 pm - Cincodoce
10:30 pm - A.J. Castillo
Sunday May 8, 2011 - Conjunto Fest
12:45 pm - University of Texas Conjunto Band
1:30 pm - Los Texas Wranglers
3:00 pm - Conjunto Romo y Los Little Rascals
4:15 pm - Santiago Jimenez y su Conjunto
5:45 pm - Jounny Degollado y su Conjunto
7:00 pm - Los Fantasmas Del Valle
8:30 pm - The Conjunto Kingz de Flavio Longoria