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It’s beginning to look at lot like Cinco de Mayo! You know what that means: the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. On May 6, head to Downtown Brownwood and tune in to live music; treat yourself to a variety of food; peruse local vendors; immerse yourself in the culture; and, most importantly, celebrate in style with the ones you love. There’s a full day of fun, excitement, and festivity waiting, and there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone.


Attractions include:

  • Over 100 food and shopping vendors
  • A car show
  • A bounce house
  • Loteria
  • Live Music
  • A jalapeno eating contest
  • A salsa contest
  • A male & female El Grito contest
  • A mechanical bull
  • And much, much more!


Musical acts include:


Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican-American culture, Cinco de Mayo gained popularity during the 1980s and has continued to be a favorite day of festivities every year. This celebration is brought to you by the Arts Council of Brownwood. The Arts Council of Brownwood is organized for the purpose of promoting the arts, facilitating fine arts activities, encouraging coordination between organizations, fostering the arts, and creating cultural tourism in Brownwood. The Arts Council provides grants to local organizations to help promote the arts in Brownwood.

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