KANSAS CITY, MO (May 1, 2013) - The Kansas City Royals will host the annual Viva Los Royals celebration on Sunday, May 5 - Cinco de Mayo - at 1:10 p.m. against the Chicago White Sox. The first 10,000 fans through the gates will receive a Royals Cooler, courtesy of Sprint. There will also be a pre-game party at the Outfield Experience from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., presented by Sprint, with entertainment from Willy Vela y sus Aguilillos, and El Grupo Atotonilco. Additionally, local restaurants will be competing to win the title of "Best Salsa" in Kansas City in our second year of "Salsa Showdown." Fans can taste and vote on salsa samplings from local Mexican restaurants including Palominos, Camino Real, Pardo's and La Fonda at the tent near Gate E in the Outfield Experience, across from Rivals Sports Bar.
For tickets and additional info about the festivities, please visit www.royals.com/viva. Groups of 20 or more can contact Ariel Peralta at (816) 504-4166. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.