The inaugural cinco de mayo dance festival will be held at jack london square with Oakland-based TURFiinc bringing dance battles, traditional folklorico dancing, quebradita dancing, banda music, dancing horses, live painting, bmx stunts, chicano lowrider cars, local vendors and eats, and more to Oakland's waterfront !
SATURDAY, MAY 5 • 12–7 P.M.
Jack London Square is pleased to present the inaugural Cinco de Mayo Dance Festival in partnership with TURFinc on Saturday, May 5 from 12 to 7 p.m. The festival features turf battles hosted by Chuy Gomez, Randy McPhly and Johhny5, with live music from DJ NiQ and Freddy Flowpez. A separate dance competition will also be held which is open to the public. In addition to the TURFinc dance battles, there will be live Latin performances and entertainment including traditional Folklorico dancing from Ballet Folklorico, Quebradita dancing from the Allstar Dancers, Banda music from Codigo 30-30, dancing horses from Rancho Uva Blanka, and live painting from DJ AGANA and La Cocina Loca. Additional offerings include Chicano Lowrider Cars, BMX stunts, prize giveaways, and local vendors and eats. The Cinco de Mayo Dance Festival is open to the public of all ages and free to attend, with food and beverage available for purchase.
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