There will be a broad range of entertainment, music, activities for children, and Latin food at the celebration in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Here’s a quick rundown of what attendees can expect:
- Live Corridos and Banda music from Mexico performed by Alterados del Norte
- Marcel Portilla Band performing rock, salsa, cumbia, merengue, bachata, and reggaeton
- More music provided by DJ Mix Fer
- Salsa and Zumba lessons from Jos’eh Marion and Alyssa Petro.
- Luchador demonstration
- Couples dance contest
- Soccer juggling competition
- Cultural performances
- A wide variety of vendors
- A wonderful assortment of children’s activities
The highlights of the fiesta will be La Isla’s Got Talent, a fun talent competition, and a special Mother’s Day event called Reina de Mayo in which participants can nominate their mom to be Queen of May, and to receive a complete makeover from some of the top local beauty salons.
For more information or to register for La Isla’s Got Talent, visit the La Isla Magazine website or call Yolanda at 843-681-2393. The registration deadline is March 17.
To be a part of Reina de Mayo, participants are asked to write a letter of 200 words or less explaining why their mother deserves to be treated like a queen. Letters should be submitted to officeadmin@
Admission to Fiesta de Mayo is $4, and children under 10 will be admitted for free. Those who show up wearing a luchador mask will get a $2 discount on their ticket purchase.
Last year’s Fiesta de Mayo attracted over 5,000 people and 75 vendors. The team at New River Auto Mall is expecting this year’s celebration to be even more successful, and they invite families from throughout the Lowcountry and coastal Georgia region to join in the fun.
New River Auto Mall, LLC owns 9 dealerships featuring 15 franchises, including Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Subaru, and Volkswagen. In addition to vehicle sales, the New River Auto Mall features a state-of-the-