Santa Ana’s Fiestas Patrias draws a huge crowd to Calle Cuatro


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I stopped by the Fiestas Patrias event in downtown Santa Ana today. Boy was it crowded!  Everyone was having a great time.

The exhibits are set up all along Fourth Street, or Calle Cuatro.  Vendors included a dizzying array of major corporations, such as Wells Fargo, Albertsons and State Farm Insurance, and smaller vendors selling toys, jewelry, hats and clothing.  And there were a ton of food vendors too.

The Fiestas Patrias parade is scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, Sep. 19, at 4 pm.

Disneyland is getting involved this year too, for the very first time. Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be serving as Children’s Grand Marshals.

Click here to see our picture slide show from today’s Fiestas Patrias and to read the rest of this post, which includes an entertainment schedule and the parade route map.


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