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Cinco de MayoThon Street Festival April 27, 2019, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm

  • Norfolk Avenue and St. Elmo Avenue Bethesda United States (map)

Cinco de MayoThon Street Festival in downtown Bethesda!

The event is hosted by the B-CC Rotary Club along with the Mexican Embassy, the event, a celebration of Mexican culture, will take place April 27th in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. Kicking off with an irreverent “Micro-Marathon,” racers will compete to raise money and win prizes with just 50 strides to greatness! The Race, which features all the trappings of a major road race in just 164 feet, leads into a large-scale street festival. Join us a our Mexican street festival, featuring Tacos, Music, Dancing, Games, Contests, and Kids Area!


Spanning two city blocks the Cinco de MayoThon Festival is cultural food and fun for all ages. The Festival includes:

Food Vendors

A Cerveza Tequila Garden

Performers and Artists (On a stage and roaming the crowd)

Sponsor Tents

The Piñata Pit (a family friendly zone with face painters, build a Piñata…)

Contests (Best Taco, Jalapeño Eating…)

Activities (Cornhole, Selfie Walls…)

Raffles and Prizes (Including a trip to Mexico!)


Registered participants get to run in the race of a lifetime. From balloon arch to balloon arch and every water station in between, runners will be pushed to their physical limits for 0.05 km, 164 feet. Start training now for your 50 strides to glory! Registered runners receive:

A race shirt memorializing their effort.

Complimentary food tickets

A race number that serves as their raffle ticket for great prizes.

The race number is also an entry ticket for our contests.

A limited-edition Cinco de MayoThon .05k bumper sticker.