Carnaval de Puebla en Filadelfia
El Carnaval de Puebla en Filadelfia transports an authentic Cinco de Mayo celebration to Washington Avenue in Philadelphia. Modeled after the colorful parades and street fairs that mark Mexico’s military victory over invading foreign forces, Philadelphia’s festivities attract thousands of locals and participants from around the U.S. and Mexico. Many of the dancers don ornate costumes and oversized masks that were made in Mexico and represent historic figures and folk dramas.
In The News
- Fearing raid on immigrants, organizers cancel Cinco de Mayo festival, Philly dot com, March 20, 2017.
- South Philly's Cinco de Mayo parade canceled over deportation fears, Metro, March 19, 2017.
- Facebook: Festival del Carnaval de Puebla