Live Entertainment Guide: Fiesta Cinco de Mayo 2024

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of Fiesta Cinco de Mayo in Old Town San Diego, happening on Saturday, May 4th, and Sunday, May 5th, 2024! This year’s celebration promises an unforgettable weekend filled with exhilarating live entertainment across multiple venues. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, this event is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Mexican heritage.

A Music-Filled Weekend Across Three Dynamic Stages

State Historic Park Stage

Dive into the heart of the fiesta from 11 AM to 4 PM each day at the State Historic Park stage. Expect a lineup of talented local artists and ballet folklorico dancers bringing you an unforgettable show. This family-friendly setting is ideal for enjoying the rhythms of Mexico as you take in the scenic beauty of Old Town.


Fiesta de Reyes Stage

The Fiesta de Reyes stage is where the party extends into the night. On Saturday and Sunday, live performances will light up the area from 10 AM until 10 PM. From mariachi to modern Latino beats, the Fiesta de Reyes offers a festive atmosphere perfect for dancing the night away under the stars.


Whaley House Stage

For those who appreciate a more intimate venue, the Whaley House stage from 11 AM to 4 PM provides a unique backdrop of one of San Diego’s most historic buildings. Enjoy the best in traditional and contemporary Mexican music in a setting that feels like stepping back in time.


Live Music Venues Throughout Old Town

Beyond the main stages, Old Town’s favorite dining spots and markets will host live music throughout the weekend. Visit the Old Town Market, Cafe Coyote, Casa de Freds, Old Town Mexican Cafe, Casa Guadalajara, Mama Antonia’s, and Rockin’ Baja Lobster, among others. Each location will feature its own special lineup, offering everything from soothing guitar tunes to energetic folk dances.

Experience the Essence of Cinco de Mayo

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo in Old Town San Diego is more than just a musical event—it’s a cultural celebration. Between performances, explore the vibrant marketplaces, enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine, and participate in traditional activities and crafts suitable for all ages. This annual festival is a fantastic way to celebrate Mexican culture and community spirit in one of San Diego’s most historic neighborhoods.

Make sure to mark your calendar for May 4th and 5th, 2024, and be part of this lively celebration. With continuous live entertainment across three stages and more throughout the heart of Old Town, Fiesta Cinco de Mayo offers an enchanting and joyful experience that captures the spirit of this significant Mexican holiday.

Come for the music, stay for the culture, and leave with unforgettable memories. See you in Old Town for Fiesta Cinco de Mayo 2024!

Days – May 4 & 5, 2024

Phone – (619) 228-9340