Guide to the 22nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival in Reno, Nevada

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The 22nd annual Cinco de Mayo Festival is coming to Glow Plaza Festival Grounds in Reno’s Neon Line District on May 5, 6 and 7, 2023. This festival is the largest celebration of Hispanic heritage in Northern Nevada.

Festival Hours

  • Friday, May 5 4 pm to 10 pm
  • Saturday, May 6 12 pm to 10 pm
  • Sunday, May 7 12 pm to 10 pm


The Festival will feature two full days of entertainment from noon to 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday. You can expect to hear live music from regional and national groups.

Top internationally performing Mexican bands will be performing on one stage. A second stage will have local dancers and singers and other talented acts. See beautiful folklorico dances and listen to talented guitarists. Performers will include

  • Los Razos
  • Fulanito
  • Banda Movil
  • Proyekto Kumbia
  • Banda Zeta
  • Cadettes Jrs
  • La Senora Arre
  • Amplified DJs

Tap your foot to the music or get up and dance!

Other Festival Info

As you enter festival grounds, mariachi music and the aroma of Mexican food cooking will greet you. A lot of fun awaits you at the Cinco de Mayo Festival.

Over 100 vendors will be there. Many will have delicious Mexican food for purchase. Try a taco or churro. There will also be a variety of other food to purchase. Arts & Crafts vendors will be there with amazing items for sale. Merchandise and service vendors will also be a part of the festival. Enjoy a one of a kind shopping experience!

The festival will have a carnival with rides and games for both adults and children. There will be dancing horses – where else can you see that? And there will be boxing.

If you would like to dress the part for Cinco de Mayo, there are some beautiful dresses and blouses for women here.

And here are some shirts for men.

If you’d like to visit Reno for the Cinco de Mayo Festival, you should consider the following hotels. They are offering discounts which can help you save money on your stay.

Reno Casinos

And if you’d like to get in some gaming – after all, you are in Reno – you should consider the following casinos. They were named as the Top 10 Best Casinos in Reno by the users of TripAdvisor.

  1. Atlantis Casino
  2. Peppermill Casino
  3. Casino Silver Legacy Resort
  4. Casino at the Eldorado
  5. Circus Circus Casino
  6. Club Cal-Neva Casino
  7. Bonanza Casino
  8. Baldini Sports Casino
  9. Casino at Siena Hotel Spa
  10. Gold Dust West Casino