Spend the day in Oaxaca! Senderos invites you to the 14th Annual Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza, held every year on the 3rd Sunday in May, in San Lorenzo Park near downtown Santa Cruz from 9AM-5PM - an authentic food, music, dance, crafts cultural festival like those held annually in Oaxaca, Mexico. Featuring delicious Oaxacan food and beverages - mole, tlayudas, tejate and more. The marketplace is open at 9AM. The main program with a convite/procession begins at 11AM. Colorful folkloric dancing by Senderos Centeotl Danza y Baile who will be accompanied by special guests: visiting student musicians from CIS No 8 (Centro de Integración Social), Zoogocho, Oaxaca, renowned for their traditional banda de viento music. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs to enjoy this annual festival. $10 general admission at the entrance, free for children 5 and under. This event benefits Senderos, an all-volunteer nonprofit in Santa Cruz providing free dance and music classes, tutoring and scholarships for Latinx youth.
Sunday, May 19 at 9:00am to 5:00pm
San Lorenzo Park 137 Dakota Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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