September 12, 2017 > Mariachi Fest features music, dance and family fun
Mariachi Fest features music, dance and family fun
Submitted By the Hayward Chamber of Commerce
Mariachi bands, Ballet Folklorico dancers, kids activities, a taco-eating contest, and an outdoor market celebrating Mexican Independence Day with food and art will be highlights at the 8th annual Hayward Mariachi Festival Friday, September 15 at Haywards City Hall Plaza.
The free, family-friendly event is hosted by the Hayward Chamber of Commerce, Latino Business Roundtable, and City of Hayward. Guests should bring lawn chairs and blankets.
This event is built around music with featured performers Mariachi Mexicanisimo, Mariachi Tapatio, and Mariachi Juvenil de Hayward. Also performing will be the Grupo Folklorico Tlapalli dancers. Celebrity announcers will introduce each group.
Activities for kids include face painting, Dia de los Muertos mask coloring, and paper flower making.
There will be a taco-eating contest sponsored by Jorge Espinosa and his team at El Taquito Restaurant #2; last years winner put away 11 tacos! Specialty beverages to be served include margaritas, sangria, and Mexican beer.
Sponsors include AC Transit, Alameda Alliance for Health, California Crosspoint Academy, Calpine, Comcast, HD Supply Home Improvement, Kaiser, Marc Santamaria Law Office, Metro Taquero, PG&E, St. Rose Hospital, Assemblymember Bill Quirk, Casa Sanchez, CeliaÕs Restaurant, La Familia, Labor Finders, La CasitaÕs, Life Chiropractic College West, Manada Roofing, Mi Rancho, Nunez Insurance Agency, State Farm Insurance Ð Todd Anglin & Walt Schneider, Torres & Caraves Law, and City of Hayward Council Members Mark Salinas, Elisa Marquez and Francisco Zermeno.
For more information, visit the Hayward Chamber of Commerce at www.hayward.org or call (510) 537-2424.
Hayward Mariachi Festival
Friday, Sep 15
4:30 p.m. Ð 9:30 p.m.
City Hall Plaza
777 B St, Hayward