Searching for Royal Chihuahuas - Cinco de Mayo Celebration and Chihuahua Races set for May 2
If you have a Chihuahua that deserves to be treated like a king or queen for the day, it’s time to sign up for the famous Chihuahua races in Chandler. A full day of fun is planned in celebration of Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 2 in downtown Chandler with the Chihuahua races and king and queen crowning ceremony as its centerpiece. All activities will be in the Downtown Chandler Library Plaza, 100 E. Commonwealth. The event is free for the whole family from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. with the gates closing at 3 p.m. and reopening with a cost is $10 per person, free for 12 and under. Get $5 off entrance with a Chandler Public Library Card. Registration for Chihuahua races comes with 2 free entries into event.
Registration for the races is 2:30 to 4 p.m. and is open to the first 150 dogs. The cost to enter a dog is $20. The fee to enter a Chihuahua in the King and Queen coronation is $10. A trophy and $500 will be awarded for first place in the Chihuahua races. Second and third place winners will receive trophies and $300 and $200 respectively. Royalty will be judged on the basis of Best Dressed, Best Temperament and Most Fashionable, and will receive a cash prize and special coronation cape. Pre-registration for the races and coronation is available online by visiting www.sisepuede.cc.