Food/Dining reporter for Dayton Daily News Mark Fisher talks with the owner of El Meson.

It’s a fiesta! El Meson to host a two-day Cinco De Mayo celebration

El Meson is planning a two-day Cinco De Mayo celebration this weekend — and food trucks, live music and dancing will be part of the fun.

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El Meson will host a Cinco De Mayo celebration May 4 and 5. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

“Cinco De Mayo has become a fun annual tradition for us,” Bill Castro, owner of El Meson, said. “Expanding outside of the restaurant, we get our food trucks involved out in the parking lot with some of our favorite local musicians to keep the party going!” 

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On Saturday the party will be held from 5 - 11 p.m. Live music from Ithika will be from 6-8:30 p.m. and Velvet Crush will perform from 9 - 11 p.m. 

On Sunday brunch will be served from noon – 3 p.m. with Rust performing at the same time and Nothing But Treble performing from 3:30-7 p.m. 

El Meson will celebrate a Cinco De Mayo celebration May 4 and 5. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased on site or online. VIP tickets are $35 a day and include a private bar. They can be reserved online

Private rooms are also available for both days by contacting Bill Castro at elmeson@aol.com. 

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Want to go? 

What: Cinco de Mayo celebration at El Meson 

When: Saturday, May 4, 5-11 p.m. and Sunday, May 5, noon-7 p.m. 

Where: 903 E. Dixie Drive, West Carrollton 

Admission: Tickets are $5 and can be purchased on site or online. VIP tickets are $35 a day and include a private bar. They can be reserved online

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