Are you ready for the largest Cinco De Mayo fiesta in the QCA? That’s right, it’s time for Ganzo’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

Saturday May 5 marks the 5th Annual Cinco de Mayo at Ganzo’s Mexican Restaurant (3923 N Marquette Street Davenport). Come celebrate with a 5K, live Mexican music, traditional Mexican dances, Jalapeño eating and Grito contests much more! Come and experience the traditional and original Cinco de Mayo fiesta in the Quad Cities!

The fun starts at 8:30 a.m. with the Sombrero Shuffle Kid’s Run and the bounce houses open, as well. The 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K begins at 9 a.m. Face painting will commence at 10 a.m. and the Ballet Folklorico Traditional Dance gets started at noon. Come enjoy the Jalapeno Eating Contest at 2 p.m. Beginning at 2:30 you can listen to live music from Banda Conjunto La Razon, Divebomb and Crooked Cactus.

Don’t forget about the pinatas, margaritas, cervezas, food and fun!

To register for the Kid’s Run or 5K, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=127983. To sign up for the Jalapeno Eating Contest, email cinco@ganzos.com. For more information on this event, visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ganzos.restaurante/.

This is one Cinco de Mayo party you won’t want to miss!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for QuadCities.com.