Los Hermanos Familia welcomed about 110 floats and participants (triple since 2014), and drew a crowd of almost 7,000 on historic Broadway! This promotes cultural awareness, art, and engages the community.
SAVE THE DATE the 11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Parade of Lubbock - Saturday, May 6, 2023. (Scroll down to view photos)
The 2023 theme: "!TBA!" – Participants are encouraged to decorate their float in a sweet theme rich in color and life! And of course, urged to toss some candy to spectators! Los Hermanos Familia also encourages participants to align with "Our objective is strengthening families, and building community," said Christy Martinez-Garcia, Parade Chair. "This year we are urging schools and organizations and families to share the richness of their existence, their history, and prepare floats that are rich in color. By especially showcasing the contributions of our Mexican American and Hispanic community, we promote their contributions." The Hispanic community encourages veterans, family members, role models, schools, athletes, marching bands, small and corporate businesses, etc. to be included.
Parade Date: 5/6/2023. Set-Up 9 a.m. Start-Up at 10 a.m.
Route: Begins at First Baptist Church at Broadway and Avenue U, moves east on Broadway to Avenue M, then north on Ave. M to Lubbock Memorial Civic Center parking lot. (Participants must check in and enter through Ave V). The 2022 chair is Christy Martinez-Garcia.