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DeKalb Cinco De Mayo

May 5 @ 12:00 pm 6:00 pm

Get ready to savor the flavors, soak in the sounds and celebrate the spirit of Cinco de Mayo downtown!

Scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 5, 2024, from

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, this festive extravaganza promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Join us in Downtown DeKalb, along Lincoln Hwy between 2nd and 4th street, for a day filled with live music, mouthwatering cuisine, exciting kids’ activities, and refreshing drinks from local bars and restaurants.

Cinco de Mayo is more than just a date on the calendar; it’s a celebration of Mexican culture, heritage, and resilience.

DeKalb’s Cinco de Mayo event embodies the spirit of this festive occasion, offering a dynamic lineup of activities and attractions:

Live Music: Groove to the rhythm of live music performances featuring talented artists and bands, delivering an eclectic mix of Mexican melodies, Latin beats, and crowd-pleasing tunes.

Food Trucks: Treat your taste buds to a culinary fiesta with an array of delectable offerings from local food trucks, serving up a variety of cuisines. Including local favorites Burritoville, Jah Love Jamaican, Big D’s Hot Dogs, Coqui Coqui, Little O’s Frozen Treats and Main Squeeze Lemonade

Family-Friendly Activities: Engage in fun-filled activities for the whole family, including face painting, piƱata contests, and interactive games.

Lowrider Car Show: Gearheads and enthusiasts won’t want to miss the lowrider car show, featuring a stunning display of customized vehicles celebrating Mexican-American car culture.

Drinks to Go: Quench your thirst with refreshing beverages from local bars and restaurants, offering specialty cocktails, margaritas, Mexican beers, and non-alcoholic options to enjoy on the go as you soak up the festive atmosphere. Attendees over the age of 21 can enjoy drinks to go within the event area.

Admission to the event is free, making it accessible to all members of the community. Whether you’re a longtime resident or a first-time visitor, don’t miss out on the excitement of Cinco de Mayo in Downtown DeKalb.

For more information about the event, including sponsorship opportunities please contact Mary Grace McCauley marygrace@willrettflowercompany.com.

(815) 999-8200

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263 E Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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