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The 2nd Annual Cheyenne Hispanic Festival Starts Friday

Ballet Folklorico Dancers (Sandy Huffaker/Getty)

Did you miss out on some of the Cinco De Mayo festivities?

This weekend you can celebrate Mexican culture at the second annual Cheyenne Hispanic Festival at the Depot Plaza. It gets underway Friday night at eight and continues Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. and wraps up on Sunday noon ’til 4 p.m.

The festival features food and craft venders, art exhibits and Folklorico dancers and mariachi bands.

Paredes De Hablanda, “Walls That Speak,” murals by Steven Lucero will be on display at the Hynds building across the street from the Depot Plaza. Latino posters this year are provided by the Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education.

Among the mariachi bands scheduled to perform are MADAFRA on Friday night at nine, Mariachi Vasquez out of Arvada, Colorado on Saturday at 2 p.m., Danny y Los Latineerz beginning at six followed by Fuerza Nueva, Grupo Dominacion and Grupo Gaviota.

On Sunday entertainment will be provided by Mariachi Real de Oro at one and New Image, scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m.

Throughout the festival, food vendors will have jars collecting money for South High wrestler Isaac Salas who was injured this past year.

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