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  • Cinco De Mayo Block Party

  • Type: Special Event
    Date: Friday - 5/5/2017
    Time: 6pm - 10pm
    Downtown Chinatown
    Honolulu, Hawaii
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2017 Cinco de Mayo Block Party

Hawaii's Hispanic Community celebrates Cinco De Mayo with a Celebration Block Party event on (First Friday) May 5th, 2017; Bringing it back to Chinatown after 10 yrs. where it all began. This free event is open to the public!

Friday, May 5, 2017

6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Downtown, Chinatown

Nuuanu Street, between Puahi & King Streets,

and Hotel Street between Smith & Bethel Streets

Free Admission

For more information, call 808-285-0072 or visit

The Cinco de Mayo Cultural Block Party specifically highlights Honolulu's connection to all the Beautiful Colors, Dances, Arts, Music, Folklore and Cuisine of Latin America. Local, Mexican, Puerto Rican restaurants will feature seasonal specialties, alongside Honolulu's Landmark establishments.

Hawaii's Favorite Latin DJs on three stages throwing it down: Stage 1) El Control808 with DJ DaLion of Judah, Rod Moreno & DJ Nando. Stage 2) El Palante DJ's, Fee, Gio & Ever. Stage 3) DJ's Rico, CocoMan & Azteca

Dance and Shake through the evening with The Brazilian Dancers of the "Honolulu Zouk", and "Zumba" Instructor Carolina Rivadeneyra-Enriquez & friends, or scroll thought-out Chinatown with the "Samba Dancers & Percussionists"! Groove to the LIVE sounds of "Agua Dulce Salsa Band" at the Next Door Nightclub from 6:30-9:00pm!

BUT that's not all! Check out the Low Riders Car Show and Latin Motorcycle Club displays on the streets. Take a ride on the mechanical bull, or stop into a Beer Garden for a refreshing Margarita! Also featured at our block party is the Cantina Crawl, Sugar Skull face painting, and a Chili Pepper Eating Contest!

Clutch your spirit of adventure and participate in Hawaii's only Cantina Crawl! Begin by grabbing a LOTERIA card and scout around Chinatown's best nightclubs, bars and merchants to WIN this traditional Mexican Bingo game -- Barhopping style! Cards are available at our Sugar Skull Face Painting tent, and all participating locations. Listed on the backside are event entertainment and happenings, along with instructions on how to play and win!

Don't miss our RED HOT Chili Pepper Eating Contest, hosted by the CHILI BEAST himself! Dare to consume the hottest peppers on the face of the planet and win serious acclaim and prizes!

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