Cinco de Mayo, (Spanish: “Fifth of May”), also called Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, holiday celebrated in parts of Mexico and the United States in honor of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III.
La Alianza de Hayward is a non-profit community based group committed to cultural events via civic duty. All proceeds will benefit the new Hayward Public Library!
Dr. Loco's Rockin' Jalapeno Band, Aztec Dancers, Car Show, Ballet Folklorico, Mariachis, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Food & Vendors, DJ's and more!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
Alejandra is an entrepreneurship student at Mt. Eden High School in her senior year. She is also the CEO of Alejandra Fashions. Her up-cycled clothing brand will be featured and available for purchase at this years Cinco de Mayo festival. Alejandra has always dreamed of becoming an actress, which led to other creative outlets such as advanced dance, fashion design, art classes and graphic design.
We wish her well as she starts her academic journey next school year at Sonoma State University with a major in business and psychology.
La Alianza is your host for the 37th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Downtown Hayward. Visit La Alianza Information booth to buy Cinco de Mayo T-shirts for $20, buy raffle tickets to win a beautiful pair of Diamond & Tanzanite earrings donated by Eden Jewelry and to make a donation to name a reading room in the NEW Hayward Library after the activist & labor organizer Cesar Chavez. Every little bit helps! La Alianza de Hayward is a non-profit community based group committed to cultural events via civic duty.
Thank you for joining us.
Thank our sponsors!
Enjoy the vendors, food & music!
You must be 21 years or older to buy beer, get a bracelet and visit the 2 booths.
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Entertainment for the day:
Ignacio Zaragoza Stage (B St & Foothill in front of Buffalo Bills)
Who was Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín?
March 24, 1829 – September 8, 1862
Mexican general and politician
Benito Juarez Stage (Main & B St.)
Who was Benito Pablo Juárez García?
March 21, 1806 – July 18, 1872
Juárez was a Mexican lawyer and president of Mexico 1861-1867.
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