Local Weekend Events: Kentucky Derby, Fiesta 5k, and Cinco De Mayo

This weekend in the Seattle area is going to warmer than usual for the first week of May. We are expecting temperatures in the 70s to 80s. Along with this great weather, this weekend there will be some great events, including a Cinco De Mayo 5k, and a Kentucky Derby. With warm weather starting early, OSS encourages everyone involve in outdoor activities and sports to be safe, avoid injuries, and be hydrated.

Kentucky Derby – Saturday May 4th

The Emerald Downs is hosting the 139th Running of the Kentucky Derby with a special 1pm post-time at EmD.

They encourage you to wear your most festive Derby Hat to the event to receive FREE ADMISSION and enter our Fabulous Hat Contest! FREE Family Day activities in the Park including pony rides, face painters, and a bounce house, weather permitting. Learn More.

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta 5k and Taco Truck Challenge – Saturday May 4th

This year’s Fiesta 5K will be held Saturday, May 4th at Volunteer Park. This event will also have their 3rd annual Taco Truck Challenge in coordination with 107.7 The End and will also include live music. For more information about this event or for registration info, visit their website: Fiesta5kOle.com

Cinco De Mayo – May 5th

There are a variety of different Cinco De Mayo events all around Seattle this weekend. The warm weather should make these events especially enjoyable. Events include a Cinco De Mayo Party Children’s Day at the Children’s Museum, and a Cinco De Mayo Cruise through Waterways Cruises and Events. View More Local Cinco De Mayo Events.

The Seattle Center is also holding many events this weekend, including a March of Dimes, March for Babies on Saturday. View all of these events.

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