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Grupo Fantasma to perform at Cinco de Mayo celebration

Latin orchestra Grupo Fantasma will perform on Friday at the Viva! Cinco de Mayo celebration in San Marcos. SUBMITTED PHOTO


Grammy-winning Grupo Fantasma will headline the first day of San Marcos’ annual Viva Cinco de Mayo celebration a on Friday, April 30, at the Hays County Civic Center, 755 Civic Center Loop.

In its 35th year, the festival includes the State Menudo Cook-off, local bands, food, Folklorico dancers, arts and crafts booths and a Little Miss Cinco de Mayo Pageant. Besides Grupo Fantasma — a funky 10-piece Latin orchestra — musical guests include Los Enmascarados and Conjunto Romo. The Viva Cinco de Mayo parade will be held downtown at 9 a.m. Saturday.

For information, visit the event’s website here.