Sunday, May 5th: 12:00 p.m.
Parade starts: Cermak Rd. and Wood St., Chicago, 60608
Chicago’s Cinco de Mayo Parade is one of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Midwest. Taking place on the holiday itself, the parade includes marching bands, floats, and a plethora of other sights celebrating Mexican culture. The parade starts at the intersection of Cermak and Wood, in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood; moves west down Cermak until it hits Kedzie Avenue.