Cinco de Mayo Rodeo & Festival rescheduled for May 12

Here’s the press release from the WNC Agricultural Center:

This weekend’s Cinco de Mayo Rodeo & Festival has been rescheduled to next Sunday, May 12th due to weather.

FLETCHER – Mild, medium or caliente – no matter how you like your entertainment, the Cinco de Mayo Rodeo and Festival will have something for everyone on Sunday, May 12th at the WNC Agricultural Center.

Activities include championship bull riding, colorful folk dancers, mariachi music, cultural exhibits and mouth-watering, authentic Mexican cuisine honoring Mexico’s culture and tradition. The event takes place in the outdoor show ring from noon to 10 p.m.

Tickets at the gate are $20 for adults, $5 children ages 11 to 16 and free for children 10 and under. Adults can save $5 per ticket by purchasing in advance at the following locations until May 4:

· Davis Event Center, WNC Ag Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd., Fletcher; 828-687-1414
· Botas El Chino, 925 Smiley’s Flea Market, Fletcher; 828-316-1417
· Botas El Chino, 1171 A. Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville; 828-698-7419
· Rincon Latino, 34 New Leicester Highway, Suite C, Asheville; 828-250-9272


12:00 Doors Open / DJ Music
12:30 Official welcome and sponsorship announcements / DJ Music
1:00 Grupo Salvadoreño de Asheville (Salvadorian Ballet)
1:30 Dance Kids contest (Gangnam Style) / DJ Music/adults dance contest
2:00 Mexican Folklore Ballet
2:30 Sacks race (juego de los costales)
3:00-4:00 Mariachi band
4:00 Azteca’s Folklore Dancers
5:00-6:00 Horse Show (Show de caballos)
6:00-8:00 Championship Bull Riding, dance competition, toro-gol competition & Gatilleros Band.
8:00-10:00 Angel Musical Band


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