SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a weekend packed with celebrations around the county.
Old Town brings back one of their most popular celebrations, turning the entire state park into party-central, with family-friendly activities, music, lucha libre wrestling, and more.
For the first time, Balboa Park is also holding a massive concert and Cinco de Mayo celebration, featuring strolling mariachi bands, dancing, and hands-on activities for kids.
And of course, there will be countless drinks and food specials at many local restaurants and bars.
Make sure to check out one of San Diego's Cinco de Mayo celebrations:
Where: Old Town; Cost: Free
Old Town will host a massive Cinco de Mayo celebration with live music and entertainment, authentic food and drinks, a mercado, and more. There will also be free activities for kids and live lucha libre wrestling matches.
Where: Embarcadero Park; Cost: $9 - $18
Cinco by the Bay celebrates Mexican heritage with music and entertainment, a live art show, Mexican cuisine, a "tequila town," and more. Proceeds benefit MANA de San Diego, which works to empower Latina woman through education, community service, and leadership development.
Where: Lake Poway; Cost: $10 - $45
Hit the trails in North County Cinco de Mayo morning for a run filled with spectacular views and entertainment. Jump into a 5K or 10K run or walk or Kids Race at Lake Poway. The entire route is off-road and finishes with a post-race entertainment.
Where: Balboa Park; Cost: Free
Balboa Park will host its first Cinco de Mayo celebration with live music and dancing, strolling mariachis, hands-on activities for kids, arts and crafts vendors, and much more.
Where: Fiesta de Reyes, Old Town; Cost: Free
Dancers from throughout the state and Mexico will compete during a two-day Folklorico event in Old Town. The public is invited to attend for free throughout Cinco de Mayo weekend.
Where: Second Chance Brewing, Carmel Mountain; Cost: $3 - $10
Second Chance Brewing is hosting a special food and beer pairing centered around Cinco de Mayo, with dishes including special release beers and Mexican cuisine.