Civic Center Park was filled with color and culture over the weekend during the city's annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. The all-day event featured food, dancers, costumes and chihuahua races among other festivities -- and photographer Danielle Lirette stopped by to capture the action. Continue reading for a few highlights, and visit our full Cinco de Mayo slide show for more photos.
For more photos, visit our full Cinco de Mayo slide show.
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.