A man sells produce to a woman. Nick Mendola sells produce at Wilson’s produce stand at La Marketa at the International Plaza in 2020. (EMC file photo)

2024 International Plaza season starts with Cinco de Mayo fest

Rochester’s International Plaza will kick off its fourth season with a Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5.

The opening-day festivities will take place from 1 to 5 p.m.

The International Plaza at La Marketa, located at 828 N. Clinton Ave., is a Latin-themed event space and marketplace. Market Days at International Plaza take place every Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 13.

In addition to the Cinco de Mayo Festival, this year’s signature events include:

May 12: Mother’s Day Celebration

June 2: Pride Festival

June 16: Father’s Day Celebration

June 19: Juneteenth Celebration

July 7: Fiesta Del Barrio

July 21: International Salsa Day

Aug. 11: Dominican Day

Aug. 17: Geva Latinx Celebration

Sept. 7: Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff

Sept. 19: Fringe Festival

Oct. 13: Hispanic Heritage Month Closing

For more information on The International Plaza, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/internationalplaza.

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