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Posted on: April 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Discover Downtown: Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Downtown Prosper May 6

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The 2023 Discover Downtown Series kicks off with a Cinco de Mayo Celebration on May 6! The fiesta will feature mariachis, margaritas and more in the heart of Prosper from noon to 4 p.m. Eventgoers are invited to sip, nosh and stroll along Broadway St. to the colorful sights and sounds of Cinco de Mayo with traditional music and an array of food trucks. The Kids Zone is the place to be at 2 p.m. for fun with pinatas. Then put on your culinary sombrero for the guacamole-making contest at 2:30 p.m. The event is free of charge, with beverages for sale. 

Parking will be available at Town Hall, 250 W. First St., in Prosper. Plan to enter the parking area from Main Street and park on the north side of the building. Broadway Street will be closed between Crockett St. and Main St. throughout the event. 

“The Town is excited for our first-ever Cinco de Mayo celebration!” said Dan Baker, Director of Parks and Recreation. “We look forward to filling Broadway up with event goers and the sights and sounds for this event.”

“Vamos a la fiesta!” remarked Mary Ann Moon, Executive Director of the PED. “Prosper Parks & Rec is bringing a Latin flair to Downtown.  Come join the fun May 6 as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  The Mexican culture is one of beauty, family, unique music and cuisine.   The PEDC is proud to partner with our Town in bringing a taste of Mexico to Broadway and Main,” she added.  

The Discover Downtown Series is presented by the Prosper Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Prosper Economic Development Corporation (PEDC). The Series continues throughout 2023 with Chrome & Coffee on July 22, the Moonlight Movie on August 11 and Paws on Broadway on September 9. Visit discoverdowntownprosper.org for additional information on Discover Downtown events. 

A diverse set of merchants offering numerous goods and services can be found in downtown Prosper! A sampling of the businesses includes antiques, an art studio, auto care and repair, banking, baseball lessons, bars, beauty and esthetics, cabinet making, carpet services, catering, civil engineering consulting, commercial glass, counseling, dance lessons, decorative concrete, dent repair, electrical, electronics, clothing and accessories, environmental, fire protection and security, florist and garden, food pantry, food truck park, gymnasium, grocery, HVAC, home décor, home sales, insurance, investment advisory,  lawn care and landscaping, legal advisors, martial arts, medical, mortgage, music school, oil and gas investment, party and event planning, pet grooming and boarding, pharmacy, real estate, resale, restaurants, retail, roofing, screen print, embroidery, storage and welding.

For questions, contact Trevor Helton at thelton@prospertx.gov or call 972-569-1064.

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