LAS VEGAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a highly successful, first annual Mardi Gras event held this past April 11 and 12, the Fremont Street Experience entertainment promenade is gearing up for a lively, two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration. Presented by Las Vegas Events, the Cinco de Mayo event will be held Friday, May 2, from 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 3, from 1:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Festivities will include a variety of live music with international appeal, Mexican-style food, comedy and strolling entertainment. On Friday evening, the fast paced, high energy comedy team of Mario & Daniel will take the stage with their original, unique style of humor, which has entertained audiences internationally for the past twelve years. Songstress Guadalupe Pineda will dazzle the audience with her romantic musical stylings, and Mariachi Sol De Mexico will captivate the crowd with their high- stepping arrangements. International singing sensation Pedro Fernandez will headline Saturday's line-up, accompanied by Mariachi Sol De Mexico. Plus, Mario & Daniel will return to the stage for an exciting visual finale, combining their incredible improvisation skills with physical comedy. Radio and television personality, Humberto Luna, known as the "Johnny Carson of Spanish Television," will make a special appearance on Friday and Saturday evening. In addition, colorful strolling Mariachis and other street performers will entertain throughout the promenade on both days of the event, and every hour on the hour, beginning at dusk, the Fremont Street Experience light and sound shows will play throughout the massive space-frame canopy. Fremont Street Experience casino/hotels will prepare a delicious selection of Mexican food specialties throughout the course of the two-day event and will provide ancillary entertainment and decor. "Our objective is to create a cultural experience that will appeal to a wide range of guests," said Mark Paris, President & C.E.O. of the Fremont Street Experience. "The support of the Hispanic business community has been essential in helping us to do so." There is no admission fee for the Cinco de Mayo celebration, and the first five hours of parking are free in the Fremont Street Experience Parking Plaza, with validation at participating casino/hotels. The Fremont Street Experience is a joint effort of the City of Las Vegas and the Fremont Street Experience Company, a group of 1O downtown casino/hotels -- Binion's Horseshoe, California Hotel & Casino, Fitzgeralds Casino/Holiday Inn, Four Queens Hotel & Casino, Fremont Hotel & Casino, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget, Jackie Gaughan's Plaza Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Club and Main Street Station Casino, Brewery & Hotel.
SOURCE Fremont Street Experience