Fiesta de Piñata: Youth Invited to Enter Piñata Art Contest

March 19, 2014

Baldwin Park, CA (March 19, 2014) - A unique Cinco de Mayo celebration in Baldwin Park will showcase Piñatas, a traditional and colorful art genre. Park Plaza on Maine, located at the intersection of Ramona Boulevard and Maine Avenue in Baldwin Park, will give youth FREE piñata forms to decorate and bring for entry into a Piñata Art Contest for the chance to win prizes.

Students enrolled in elementary, middle and high school can enter the contest. For contest information visit or send an email to Heather Danko at to request the information and contest entry form, Deadline to submit the form to receive a free piñata to decorate for the contest is March 28, 2014.

The public can view the decorated piñatas at the event from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, where winners will be announced by celebrity emcee El Carnalillo. The afternoon event features entertainment including a performance by recording artist Korina Lopez, music by Norteña, and traditional Folkloric dancers and Mariachi band. Other activities and events themed to the Cinco de Mayo holiday include FREE mechanical bull rides, game booths, pony rides, a large slide, Dora the Explorer bounce house and Fastest Taco Making Contest. Mark your calendars for the Fiesta de Piñata event on Sunday, May 4 from 12 - 4 p.m.

Park Plaza on Maine, centrally located between the 605, 210 and 10 Freeways at the intersection of Ramona Boulevard and Maine Avenue in Baldwin Park, is part of a portfolio of over 75 shopping centers that NewMark Merrill Companies owns or manages. Visit for more information about the Fiesta de Piñata and the center.

NewMark Merrill Companies, LLC, is owned by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sandy Sigal. Since 1984, he has led NewMark Merrill in a community leadership role at the company's shopping centers in more than 45 cities throughout California, Colorado and Illinois. For more information about the center, visit or become a fan on Facebook. For more information on NewMark Merrill Companies, contact Heather Danko at or at 818.710.6100.