The Oak Cliff Cinco de Mayo parade is May 1 at 11 a.m., and organizers are looking for parade entrants. The 1.2-mile parade along West Jefferson is the biggest Cinco de Mayo parade in North Texas, and about 1,000 people are expected to participate, with at least 20,000 spectators. Oak Cliff Cinco de Mayo is a family-friendly event with no alcohol sales. Parade entry fee is $25 for individuals and nonprofits, $100 for small businesses, and $250 for corporations. Booth rentals at the festival also are available for $100 plus 25 percent of sales, and corporate booths are $500 plus 25 percent. For more information, contact Manuel Rodela Jr. at 214.927.9153 or


CliffWalls, the Oak Cliff mural project,
is seeking sponsors. Donations of $100-$499 include invitations to a party with the mural artists. For $500-$2,499, an artist will paint the donor’s name on a “donor wall” mural. And for $2,500 or more, they will paint a portrait or corporate logo on the donor wall. For more information, contact the Cube Creative at 214.458.4593.