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April 15, 2019

Colorado Symphony Announces Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Para La Familia & Garibaldi Plaza Celebration


Media Contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)


Garibaldi Plaza celebration takes place from 12-2 p.m. Colorado Symphony Concert begins at 2:30 p.m.

April 15, 2019 – Denver, CO – Join your Colorado Symphony and the Mexican Cultural Center on Cinco de Mayo for a celebration of the rich cultural heritage that makes our community so unique. The day begins with a Garibaldi Plaza celebration in the Denver Performing Arts Complex Galleria and culminates with Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Family Concert at Boettcher Concert Hall.

Special surprises and more are in store with special activities for all ages highlighting Mexican culture, music, and regional dancing, this will be a true family affair.

The Garibaldi Plaza celebration is hosted by the Colorado Symphony Association in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center and is free and open to the public. This pre-concert, two-hour Garibaldi Plaza celebration features local Mariachi and Folklorico talent in the Denver Performing Arts Complex Galleria from 12-2 p.m. Local food carts with authentic Mexican food and beverages will be available.

Featured local musical performances will include MSU Denver Mariachi Correcaminos, Mariachi de la Luna, Mariachi Corazon de Oro, Mariachi Femenil Alma del Folklore, and Nueva Escuela de Musica Banda 2. Featured local dance performances will be presented by Ballet Folklorico Reina de la paz, Fiesta Colorado Ballet, Folklorico Baile Caliente, Baila Conmigo International Dance, and Grupo Folklorico Semblanzas De Mexico.

The Garibaldi Plaza celebration takes place just before the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Family concert with the Colorado Symphony at Boettcher Concert Hall beginning at 2:30 p.m. Musical selections will include Jarabe Taptio, Son de la Negra, La Lorona, and Cietlo Lindo, among many others.

The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Family Concert with the Colorado Symphony is a paid event. Tickets can be purchased at and range in price from $10-$25.

What: Garibaldi Plaza
Where: Denver Performing Arts Complex Galleria
When: SUN May 5 from 12-2 p.m.
Tickets: Free community event

What: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta para la familia
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall
When: SUN May 5 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: Available at


One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit