DESTIN — The Hispanic community in Corpus Christi Catholic Church will sponsor their first Cinco de Mayo Festival.

The "Mexican Kermes (festival)" is 2-5 p.m. May 5 on parish grounds at 307 Beach Drive, Destin. 

It will feature authentic Mexican foods such as homemade tamales, tacos, desserts, horchata, and Jamaica water.

Raffles and a Mexican "lottery" for adults, and games for the children are part of the event. Tents and tables will be available for eating there or meals can be carried out.