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Cinco de Mayo party takes Waterfront Park for a spin

COURTESY PHOTO: JANET PARDO - Dancers with Ballet Folklorico Mexico En La Piel Academia from Forest Grove performed Thursday afternoon, May 5, during the 32nd annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Tom McCall Waterfront Park.Portland’s 32nd annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Fiesta jumped into action Thursday afternoon, with a naturalization ceremony and entertainment in Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

The four-day event began May 5 hosted by the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association, began with a U.S. Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services’ naturalization ceremony for citizens from 40 nations.

It continues through Sunday, May 8, with food booths, AARP’s artisans’ village, merchants and two stages for music and entertainment.