Cinco De Mayo at Home

We know that the Cinco de Mayo festival means a lot to our local community. It means much needed revenue. It gives us a chance to show off our creativity and our culture.

And while Cinco in the streets won't happen in 2020, the Cherokee Street Community Improvement District, Do314 and the Cinco De Mayo on Cherokee Street Organizers are putting together a virtual event - currently named Cinco de Mayo at Home, which will be streamed online on Saturday May 2nd. 

SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE HERE

The goal of this virtual event is to boost morale, keep Cinco energy and creativity alive, to support our vendors and partners that make Cinco happen every year, and to raise funds for the businesses and employees on Cherokee Street that need the support during COVID19. 

PARTICIPATING IN CINCO DE MAYO AT HOME: 

The event will include pre-recorded video and live streaming. Which is where we need your help.

We're encouraging folks to create pre-recorded short videos (2-10 minutes in length) that highlight a piece of the festival, including:

A Cinco food vendor showing how they make their Cinco de Mayo tacos or elote

A Cinco musician sharing a 5-10 minute performance.  

A Cinco bartender showing how they make their margarita or mojito

A People's Joy Parade participant sharing a clip for the virtual people's joy parade

A wrestler or dancer that would have performed at Cinco de Mayo showing off their moves

A fortune teller sharing a short virtual Cinco de Mayo reading, or a face painter demonstrating their craft.

A video message from a community member, small business or local organization for our community on Cinco de Mayo

WHY PARTICIPATE 

Boost morale in our community during this difficult time. Say hi to those that miss you and want to see your face! Reach thousands of viewers with a message about your business. Share ways folks can support you/your business during the pandemic. Do something fun and silly with your family!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE 

If you want to be featured and want to submit a 2-10 minute video, please fill out this sign up form ASAP. This form lets us know who is interested in participating. All final videos must be submitted by Wednesday April 29th at 5 PM. If you need help creating your video, please let us know ASAP. 

A few video parameters: 

- Videos can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - via email, dropbox, WeTranfer, google drive or any way you can!

- Videos should be 5-10 minutes Max. Shorter videos are encouraged, especially for parade participants! 

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