Fiesta Cinco de Mayo


The much-awaited Cinco de Mayo festivities are just around the corner, and Old Town San Diego is gearing up for a weekend-long celebration filled with food, drink specials, and family-friendly activities.

The Cinco de Mayo celebration in Old Town San Diego is a great way to experience Mexican culture and heritage in a festive and family-friendly setting. The event is free and open to the public, and visitors are encouraged to share their experiences by tagging their photos with @VisitOldTownSD.

Dates - Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 2024

2024 Events & Activities

Live Music & Entertainment on Stage

Enjoy Live Music at these Restaurants & Venues

Weekend Mercado

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Shop amazing art and crafts on Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5, 2024 along San Diego Avenue and Harney Street. Featuring must-haves and fine crafts, this exciting event will include activities for the whole family!

Interested in being a vendor? Learn more by clicking HERE.

Sat: 10am-8pm & Sun: 10am-6pm.

Kids Activities

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Keep the little ones entertained with free, fun-filled craft activities in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, including paper flower making and more! Be sure to stick around for Bilingual Story Time presented by the San Diego Public Library!

Sat: 11am-4pm & Sun: 11am-4pm.

Event Map

Travel to Cinco de Mayo Events

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Driving? There is plenty of free parking at the CalTrans Parking Lot at 4050 Taylor Street available on evenings after 5pm and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Check out the Parking Map for more information on additional parking options.

Want to avoid traffic? Take transit! Old Town Transit Center serves San Diego MTS Blue & Green Line Trolleys and local bus lines; North County Transit Coaster commuter trains; & Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trains.

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