Cinco de Mayo

The 37th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

The City of Monterey Park’s Cinco de Mayo Committee extends an invitation to the community to attend the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration at Barnes Park. This festive day features a wide variety of entertainers including folklorico dancers, mariachis and other traditional Mexican music.

  • Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 1-6 p.m. at the Barnes Park Amphitheater.
  • Free live entertainment includes mariachis, folklorico dancing and more.
  • Watch and hear the entertainers from the 2018 Cinco de Mayo event on our MPK-TV YouTube Channel.

Entertainment Schedule

1:00 pm – 2:00pm   Ballet Folklorico Esperanza Flores

2:00pm – 2:30pm    Dignitaries Introduced & Raffles

2:30pm – 3:30pm    Mariachi Orgullo Jalisciense

3:30pm – 4:00pm    Raffles and Announcements

4:00pm – 5:00pm    Grupo Trio Sonora

5:00pm – 5:15pm    Money Hat and Raffles

5:00pm – 5:45pm    Grupo Trio Sonora

5:45pm – 6:00pm    Raffles and Closing Announcements


An essential part of the Cinco De Mayo event is the support for surrounding Businesses, Community leaders, and residents. One of the highlights of the day is the raffle drawing, with prizes ranging from free car washes to pi?atas, and free dinners at local restaurants. A second drawing will be made for the popular money hat.

Raffle Donors

Special Thanks to the following groups for their participation:

  • City of Monterey Park Volunteers
  • Eli's Trim N Style
  • Jay's Pizza
  • Lanny Wong, State Farm
  • Monterey Park Police Explorers
  • Pacific Dental Group
  • Pielogy Restaurant
  • Shakas Restaurant
  • Shakey's Pizza
  • The Hat
  • Tocayo's Barbershop
  • Torres Mortuary
  • Venice Room


This event is possible due to the work of dedicated volunteers and the generous support of the community. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the Recreation Department at 626-307-1388. Cinco de Mayo Celebration sponsors: 
  • Mayor Stephen Lam
  • Mayor Pro Tem Peter Chan
  • Council Member Hans Liang
  • Council Member Mitchell Ing
  • Council Member Teresa Real Sebastian
  • City Clerk Vincent Chang
  • City Treasurer Joseph Leon
  • Athens 
  • BJ's Party Supply
  • Camino Real Chevrolet
  • Club Amistad
  • David Barron
  • Francisco Alonso
  • Gloria Enriquez
  • Monterey Park Police Officers Association
  • Monterey Park Sisters Cities - Morelia
  • Navarro's Towing
  • R.M. Body Shop
  • Samuel Song Park
  • San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
  • SGV Journal 
  • Tacos La Paloma
  • Theresa Amador
  • Torres Mortuary 
  • Victoria Chavez
The committee promises an unforgettable afternoon of the Magic and Beauty of Mexican culture. For additional information, or to become a sponsor, please call 626-307-1390 during regular business hours of 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. or send an email.