Family-friendly Pan Am Fiesta returns

Published on April 28, 2022

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Great news! The Pan American Fiesta is returning to Mayfair Park in Lakewood with its classic mix of new attractions combined with Lakewood traditions.

Looking for a family-friendly mix of amusement rides, live music with dancing, crafts for sale, and food trucks? Then, mark your calendar for the Mother’s Day weekend of Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8.

Here are some of the features of the 2022 Pan Am Fiesta:

  • Food trucks and food booths, with creative and popular menus. 
  • Exhilarating attractions…and lots of carnival rides (for young kids all the way up to teens and adults). Thursday night is $2 ride night!
  • Live music! On Friday night, see and dance to the Susie Hansen Latin Band. Saturday night features Suave The Band (playing Latin Jazz) followed by the Selena Tribute Band.
  • Traditional flag presentation ceremony of the United States and all countries of the Americas.
  • Children’s cultural booth and Pan Am Fiesta historical display.
  • Arts and crafts dealers offering unique gifts.

Discount carnival ride tickets will be on sale at City Hall April 25 through May 4.

Pan Am Fiesta schedule

Thursday, May 5:  Two-dollar carnival rides from 5 to 9 p.m.

Friday, May 6: Open 5 to 10 p.m. with food, carnival rides, and entertainment

• 5:30 –6 p.m. Latinas Art Foundation

• 7–9 p.m. Susie Hansen Latin Band

Saturday, May 7: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with food, carnival rides, craft show, cultural booths, historical display and entertainment:

• 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mayfair High School (Choral Performance)

• 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Children’s cultural booth and historical display

• 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Craft Show

• 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Welcome and Pan American Association Presentation

• 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Hoku Mae’ole Polynesian Dancers (Performance)

• 4:30 – 6 p.m. SUAVE the Band (Latin Music) 

• 7 – 9 p.m. Selena Tribute Band

Sunday, May 8:  Carnival rides all day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

 

Free shuttle service on Saturday, May 7

On Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. a free shuttle runs every 15 minutes from Lakewood City Hall (Clark/Del Amo) east parking lot to the Pan Am Fiesta entrance.