Take BART to the 2006 Cinco de Mayo Fruitvale Festival and Parade!
More than 100,000 people are expected to attend this lively celebration in Oakland on Sunday, May 7 along International Boulevard through the Fruitvale District. Avoid traffic and parking hassles...Take BART!
Plan your trip using bart.gov's handy online QuickPlanner.
The festivities are sponsored by the Fruitvale District Merchants and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Alameda County. BART is a sponsor of the event. A parade down International Boulevard, including the BART Mobile begins at 10 a.m.
The festival is more than 30 years old, and it commemorates the victory of the Mexican people over the French Army at the battle of Pueblo in 1862. It will include latin music, dancing, hundreds of booths, and people from across the state of California. For more information, visit oaklandcincodemayo.com.