Shafter celebrated the Cinco de Mayo holiday a day early

Hundreds of people gathered in celebration

SHAFTER, Calif. - Shafter held a parade for Cinco de Mayo in Saturday may 4.  It started downtown at 10 a.m. and ended with a fiesta around 8 p.m. 

There were mariachi bands, food and horses. Some people said it was a way for the younger community to get to learn more about their heritage. 

A few hundred people turned out to celebrate their community. 


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