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¡Qué viva México! La Condesa's fourth annual Cinco de Mayo downtown block party celebration

The Fourth Annual La Condesa Cinco de Mayo Downtown Block Party brought the Austin community together to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla.

There was dancing while bands played for almost 4,000 block party goers.


Dancing in the street, Esther Lavoone and Steven Perry shake their money makers on 2nd Street.

Trevor Ray Thompson photo booth set up on location with plenty of 'Cinco de Mayo' props.

Stefanie Spandau wore a tiger pinata as a backpack dancing pal.

View from Malverde of the crowd during the Mexican screaming contest.

The fiesta wasn't only for the humans, this bulldog got in on the sombrero action.

Everyone seemed to be in costume and ready for a fun day.

Birds eye view from Malverde patio.

Cinco crowd cheering on Mexican screaming contestants.

inger and Trombonist of La Guerilla, belting out the music that pulsed through the 2nd Street district.

Mike Dell, wrestler poses by one of the shiny old cars on display.

The view from the stage at the end of a set.

Mmmmm tacos.

Festival goers flashing the CultureMap logo on the fans to stay cool in the warm May weather.

Sombreros and tequila go hand in hand.