As you know, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Monday this year -- but why waste a perfectly good weekend leading up to it? That was the mindset of the folks who gathered on Saturday and Sunday at Civic Center Park to mark the occasion early.
Our Brandon Marshall was on hand to capture photos of the action. Continue to check out a sampling of his best shots and click to peruse the complete Cinco de Mayo celebration at Civic Center Park slide show.
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More from our Kenny Be/Comics archive circa May 2010: "Cinco de Mayo celebration reunites retro yard art: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology."