3 Free Cinco de Mayo Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

Get your Chihuahua fix during Cinco de Mayo Festival 2015.
Get your Chihuahua fix during Cinco de Mayo Festival 2015.
Melissa Fossum

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and while May 5 doesn't mark the anniversary of Mexico's independence like many think, it is still a worthy reason for celebration. And what's better than celebrating? Celebrating for free, duh. Here are our three picks for celebrating Cinco de Mayo without dropping a single cent.

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Cinco de Mayo Festival 2015

Chandler might not be the first city that comes to mind when you're planning where to join in the Cinco fiestas, but think again. The City of Chandler will host once again the Cinco de Mayo Festival and Chihuahua races. Oh yeah, you read that right. Speedy chihuahuas, live music, and authentic food await on Saturday, May 2, in downtown Chandler. The event is free until 3 p.m. For more information, visit hwww.cincochandler.com.

 

Flamenco Por La Vida will be heating up Crescent Ballroom on Saturday, May 2.
Flamenco Por La Vida will be heating up Crescent Ballroom on Saturday, May 2.
Courtney Pedroza

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Flamenco Por La Vida

They say that dance is the language of love, and if there is any singular style representative of that, it's flamenco. Learn to become a little more fluent (and probably more fluid) during Flamenco Por La Vida in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue, starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. The event is not intended for children, so book a sitter for your under-21 companions. Visit crescentphx.com for more information.

 

See sweet rides like that and more during the Rollerz Only Car Show.
See sweet rides like that and more during the Rollerz Only Car Show.
Jim Louvau

Rollerz Only Custom Car Show and Concert

There are hot rods, and then there are hot rods. The difference is a little dash of Cinco de Mayo. See everything from street custom rides to fully customized jobs on Saturday, May 2, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Arizona Event Center, 1300 South Country Club Drive in Mesa. This free to view event will feature vintage Mid-Century vehicles, motorcycles, a pin-up girl contest, music, and more. For more information, visit arizonaeventcenter.com/Events.

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Crescent Ballroom

308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

602-716-2222

www.crescentphx.com

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Arizona Event Center

1300 S. Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85210

480-779-7716

www.arizonaeventcenter.com


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