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First Friday: “Taste of Cinco de Mayo”

Title:First Friday: “Taste of Cinco de Mayo”
Date & Time:Fri May 4, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:Plan to bring your family to First Friday: “Taste of Cinco de Mayo” at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. on Friday, May 4. The evening will be showcase Mexican music food, music and dance. Mexican culinary delights start your evening sponsored by local restaurants. Food sponsors to date are El Tipico, El Paso, Los Tios Grill, Los Toltecos, San Antonio and Taqueria Poblano restaurants.

Meet and Greet begins at 6 p.m. The Mobile Art Lab will be on hand with some interactive art activities beginning at 6:30 p.m. Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble, Northern Virginia's premier Mexican folkloric performing company will provide a spectacular performance beginning at 7 p.m. Live music will be provided during the evenings’ festivities by the “Son de Lucha” who will provide traditional Jarocho style rural music of Veracruz in the Gulf region of Mexico.

To purchase tickets visit: click on Durant Arts Center enter in as guest/

The "Taste of Cinco de Mayo" is part of the "First Fridays" Series. The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

For additional information, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at, 703.746.5565, or visit
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Ann Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or e-mail
Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees:All tickets, $9 per person. Children must be accompanied by one adult.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Concerts, Family, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Performing Arts, Period Dance, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Seniors, Toddlers, Tourism

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