Music and dancing are planned for the 5th annual Riverside Mariachi Festival at Fairmount Park.
The festival gets under way at 3 p.m., Saturday, with a performance by the nationally recognized Reyna de Los Angeles, an all-female mariachi group.
Ballet folklorico performances are scheduled. A cultural heritage celebration will feature arts and crafts, traditional foods and outdoor entertainment, according to the Riverside Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, which organized the festival.
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Sponsors include the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and the Riverside Downtown Partnership.
Admission for adults is $15. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free.