DENVER (CBS4)– Crews were busy setting up for the Cinco de Mayo festival in Civic Center Park in downtown Denver on Friday. Drivers can expect several roads around the park closed during the weekend festivities.
The festival is at Civic Center Park on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and includes traditional dancing, entertainment, food and live music.READ MORE: Tammsha Rice-Williams Arrested In Connection With Deadly Shooting At N. Colorado Blvd. & E. Colfax Ave.
An estimated 400,000 people are expected to attend the festival in Denver.READ MORE: Golden Eagle Released Back Into The Wild After Rehab For Injuries That Left Bird Near Death
Police in Denver will also be patrolling Federal Boulevard for cruisers.
“We are going to be heavily staffed on Federal Boulevard with officers assigned and working proactively, we’re going to also be heavily staffed downtown, with both off and on-duty officers working the events to ensure public safety,” said Mark Fleecs with Denver Police.MORE NEWS: Study: Fort Carson Named Among Army Posts Where Female Soldiers Face Greater Risk Of Sexual Assault
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