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Anaheim's Cinco De Mayo Fiesta And Carnival Offers Four Days Of Fun For The Entire Family
ANAHEIM, CA - (April 26, 2011) - Anaheim's 41st annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival, which will take place at La Palma Park from Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1, offers family members of all ages four days of fun and activities.  The fiesta will feature free live entertainment including the best of mariachi bands on Saturday and Sunday.

More than 80 vendor and food booths will be available for guests to enjoy a variety of foods.  The coronation of this year's Cinco de Mayo Princess will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday on the stage.  A mass, conducted in Spanish, will be held in the park at Glover Stadium on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.

Experience the excitement of the carnival beginning Thursday, April 28.  That day only, fiesta goers can purchase a specially priced $12 wristband for unlimited rides.  The carnival features thrill rides for the older members of the family while also offering rides suitable for young carnival participants.  Attendees are able to win a wide variety of prizes and the games featuring skill and luck.  La Palma Park is located at the corner of Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. 

A complete schedule of the 2011 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival activities is listed below.

For more information please call the Anaheim Community Services at (714) 765-5191.

Thursday, April 28
Carnival rides and games: 5 -10 p.m.
(special for Thursday only: $12 per person for unlimited carnival rides)

Friday, April 29
Carnival rides and games: 5 p.m. - midnight

Saturday, April 30
Soccer: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Food booths: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Carnival rides and games: 10 a.m. – midnight
Entertainment: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Cinco de Mayo Princess coronation:  3 – 4 p.m.

Sunday, May 1
Mass (Spanish language): 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Food booths: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Entertainment: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
VIP breakfast: 10:30 a.m. – noon
Carnival rides and games: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. (ticket sales stop at 10 p.m.)
Soccer: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.


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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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