Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Welcome .....On behalf of the Shafter Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, Cinco de Mayo Committee, we wish to extend a special invitation and warm welcome to the entire community in joining us for a unique and fun celebration
on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

The downtown parade will bgein at 10:00 AM. The festivities will continue at Mannel Park immediately following the parade. No entry fees are required. A day of music, dancers, children's rides, arts, crafts, information, and various activities will be available; Including honoring our Grand Marshal and his or her family. Along with many great food booths, a mini carnival for the kids, and fun activities to be enjoyed by all. Festivities will continue throughout the day.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy the friendly atmosphere, delicious foods, and local and professional entertainment. Sponsor proceeds go to put on this
spectacular event. Awarding scholarships to deserving students at Shafter High School, as well as to non-profit Youth Organizations in our community.

We extend a special THANK YOU to our sponsors. Take a look at the
sponsor-board displayed at the park on the day of the event and the special
Shafter Press edition which includes our sponsors. Make it a point to thank
them when you go into their business. It is with their support and generous
donations that has made the Cinco de Mayo Celebration possible for the City
of Shafter for almost 3 decades. Come and join us!

Information and Questions

For questions on Sponsorship, Festival Booths, or the Downtown Parade, please contact Deanna Rodriguez Root or Brandi Root, 273 Faber Street, Shafter, CA 93263, 661-746-4352 or 661-910-2797, Fax: 661-746-5317, or email Deanna Rodriguez Root at