Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11AM – 10PM
Cherokee Street, South St. Louis City
An annual tradition, with a long history, Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival has evolved into a celebration of community and one of the largest and most diverse festivals in the St. Louis area.
The 2018 Cinco De Mayo festival will take place on Saturday, May 5th from 11:00am-10:00pm on Cherokee Street, between Nebraska and Jefferson. The festival will pack Cherokee Street with people enjoying authentic food, drinks, music, entertainment. We strive to support as many artists as possible through this event, focusing on diverse talent that reflects the attendees and multicultural backgrounds of the artists and residents that are a part of this community.
Established over 15 years ago, the festival is now organized by Cherokee Street Development League 501c3, a nonprofit that seeks to promote the arts, culture and creative innovation on Cherokee Street. The festival brings together over 50,000 attendees to celebrate the rich, multicultural and spirited, eclectic community within the Cherokee Street neighborhood and surrounding south St. Louis area.
Three stages of live music will feature an assortment of local and regional acts, brought to you by Hornito’s Tequila, 4 Hands Brewing Company, and Urban Chestnut. St. Louis Public Schools will present kid’s sports games, and bouncy houses. Dynamo Pro Wrestlers will be competing for titles during a series of Lucha Libre wrestling matches held at 2pm & 4pm. Other activities throughout the day will include bull rides, a climbing wall, dance performances and much much more!!!
Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival is managed by the notforprofit 501c3 Cherokee StreetDevelopment League (CSDL), a nonprofit that seeks to promote the arts, culture and creative innovation on Cherokee Street. Our dedication to supporting the arts, culture and community on Cherokee Streetextends beyond the Cinco De Mayo Festival. Cherokee Street Development League manages the development and programming at Love Bank Park, a public park and gathering space for residents and community members. Cherokee Street Development League implements and supports programs that address the social, educational, creative and environmental needs of Cherokee Street and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Cherokee Street Development League
3407 South Jefferson, Suite 515
St. Louis, MO 63118