Anaheim Cinco De Mayo Festival

The annual Cinco De Mayo festival was a three-day event this past weekend in Anaheim. With vendors coming from all over southern California, the amount of food options available rivaled the number of mexican restaurants in Orange County. Check out the booths we saw, the games we played, and of course the food we ate.

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The last few moments before the fair games open and prizes start being won.

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One of the most popular children rides at the Cinco De Mayo Festival held in Anaheim.

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Tortas, a Mexican sandwich consisting of carne asada, avocado, lettuce, tomato, and onion.

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What is a fair without a carousel?

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If you wanted to take a break from tortas, pupusas, and handmade tortillas, fresh fruit was available. Probably the best vegetarian option available at the Cinco De Mayo fair.

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Solo Records provided the music and entertainment for the 3-day weekend event.

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Pupusas were a big hit at the fair. Traditionally, pupusas are made of homemade cornmeal dough and filled with cheese, pork, and beans.

 

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A variety of Mexican drinks were offered: watermelon, strawberry, lemonade, tamarindo, and horchatta.

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This candy factory would soon be flooded with kids as the festival begins.

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Numerous prizes could be won by playing the carnival games.

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Abodalbo, roasted marinated pork, is a Mexican classic.

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