Photos: Rain can't dampen Cinco de Mayo in St. Paul

Arts & Culture Nikki Tundel · ·

1 Members of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church participate in the Cinco de Mayo parade on St. Paul's West Side on May 4, 2013. 
2 A young drummer participates in the Cinco de Mayo parade in West St. Paul, Minn. 
3 Spectators wait for the Cinco de Mayo parade in St. Paul on May 4, 2013. 
4 Veronica Rendon, right, and Cynthia Marquecho burn incense as they walk the parade route in St. Paul. 
5 Traditional dance performances are a large part of the Cinco de Mayo parade in West St. Paul, Minn. 
6 Augustine Martinez sits for a caricature artist at St. Paul's Cinco de Mayo festival on May 4, 2013. 
7 A young festival-goer waits for a pork taco at St. Paul's Cinco de Mayo festival on May 4, 2013. 
8 Dancers take a break after performing at the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 4, 2013. 
9 St. Paul's Cinco de Mayo festival includes a lowrider car show. 
10 Richard Johnson, second from right, fields questions about his car, which is on display at the Cinco de Mayo lowrider competition on May 4, 2013. 
11 Richard Johnson Jr., 2, helps polish the headlight on his father's entry in the lowrider contest. 
12 Fernando Grassi Cueto gets ready to perform a Mexican folklore dance during the Cinco de Mayo celebration. 
13 Dancers from Los Alegres Bailadores perform on May 4, 2013. 
14 Valeri Lira, 6, waits for her turn to dance in the Cinco de Mayo parade. 
15 Dancers from Los Alegres Bailadores perform at the Cinco de Mayo celebration on St. Paul's West Side on May 4, 2013. 
16 St. Paul's West Side hosts an annual Cinco de Mayo parade and celebration. 
17 A dancer marches in the Cinco de Mayo parade Saturday, May 4, 2013 in St. Paul. Several parades are planned for the weekend, but the rainy weather could cause many people to stay away. 
18 Event goers head home, passing one of the many murals in the District del Sol, a neighborhood located on St. Paul's West Side.