The 2018 Cinco de Mayo event will be held in Wright Park this Sunday.

A parade will run from the Dodge City Civic Center to Wright Park starting at 1 p.m. with activities held at the park from 2 to 9 p.m.

The schedule of events are: live music from 2 to 3 p.m. by La Differencia; 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. by Alazanes de San Luis; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. by Angel Barrera E Idaly "Lafiera"; 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. by Concurso "Reina del 5 de Mayo" followed by the coronation of the Cinco de Mayo Queen; 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. by La Resistencia Norteña and 8 to 9 p.m. by Escolta de Rancho.

There will also be helicopter rides, carnival rides, kids games, food trucks and retail vendors for everyone to enjoy.

The 2018 Cinco de Mayo is hosted by La Ke Buena Western Kansas Broadcast Center.

Sponsors for this years event are: McDonalds, Credit Union of Dodge City, United Wireless, Brad Pistotnik Law, Phillips Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, First Dental, Tecate, Paleteria Rio Grande and Panadero Madero.

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