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Cinco de Mayo Celebrated Today

Cinco de Mayo Celebrated Today

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(KSL News) Across the country and here in Utah, people are celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

Folks braved the chilly weather and the rain to enjoy a parade in Salt Lake City. A police escort led the cars and entertainers through the city. The parade finally ended at the Gallivan Center.

Univision and Telefutura are among the sponsors of the fifth annual Mexi-fest.

In Ogden, a pork chili verde cook-off competition, a mariachi band and classic car show highlighted the Cinco de Mayo party there.

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Hispanic culture and marks Mexico's defeat of a French army on May 5, 1862.

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