[5/5] Preview: La Condesa Cinco de Mayo Block Party

La Condesa posterTuesday, May 5, the seventh annual La Condesa Cinco de Mayo Downtown Block Party Presented by Univision takes over the 2nd Street district. The annual festival covers the entire block of West Second Street between Guadalupe and San Antonio, and celebrates the rich heritage and culture of Mexico with food, beverages, and entertainment for all ages.

Live Latin music will come from some of Austin’s best including Mariachi Relampago, Gina Chavez, Bidi Bidi Banda and Cilantro Boombox. DJ Canoso and DJ uLOVEi will also be spinning for your listening pleasure.

La Condesa will serve a menu featuring grilled Mexican street corn, taquitos, and more from the restaurant’s taco truck, El Cubico. Stephen F. Frostin’, South Congress Hotel’s new ice cream truck will make it’s debut at the block party and will be serving up homemade ice creams. These popular street foods will be paired with La Condesa’s famous margaritas, agua frescas, and beverages by event sponsors Tequila Cazadores, Dos Equis, and Tecate.

Entry is free for the whole family, with parking available in all downtown garages, and paid valet at Third Street and Guadalupe. Visit the Facebook event page here.

Cilantro Boombox

Gina Chavez

Austin Vida Staff

Entertainment and culture in Texas, with a Latino twist.

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