Wow this year has been flying by, Cinco De Mayo is next Friday. It’s a time of celebration, getting together with friends and family, drinking, and all sorts of festivities. Phoenix is a hot spot of things to do and Cinco De Mayo is no exception.
If you’re trying to find something to do, check out some of these ideas below!
Cinco De Mayo Festival
So this festival isn’t on the 5th but it is on Sunday the 7th.
National entertainers and local legends take the stage for a full day of music, dancing, and entertainment.
1,000’s of Giveaways
Win vacations, electronics, prizes & more from dozens of vendors and sponsors.
Award winning tacos from different regions, bbq, and snack & desserts to satisfy the entire family. Come hungry and experience Cinco de Mayo, Phoenix-style.
Go To A Bar
This is pretty much the go to but it’s still a ton of fun. There will be plenty of bars running some awesome specials and no shortage of a good time. Here are the top spots to be if you plan on going to a bar:
Dos Gringos – All 3 locations
Special Cinco De Mayo menu, Live DJ’s, and of course, lawn games.
C.A.S.A – Mill Ave
Join Casa Rodriguez Mexican Restaraunt First Friday, May 5th as we give you live entertainament from our local community.
Bryan High School Los Vikingos Mariachi
Musa Studio Folkorico
Festivities will begin at 5pm starting with a Live broadcast from local radio station KORA, following other entertainment.
Casa Rodriguez will be serving a full menu/bar inside until 9:30pm.
Street tacos along with adult beverages and refreshments will be served outside.
This event is a CASH ONLY with all ages welcome
Old Town Gringos
Or Gringo De Mayo as they call it on May 5th. Beer specials include $1 off Pacifico, $5 draft Modelo Especial, $4 Pacifico and Model Especial cans, and buckets and pitchers of beer for $20. There’s also $6 house margaritas. Taco platters are only $11, which include three tacos of your choice, served with rice and beans.
Live DJ’s and just a good old fashioned good time.
El Hefe – Tempe
Drink specials include $3 Dos XX beer before 5 p.m., and $6 El Jimador tequila drinks and shots, $8 Don Julio tequila drinks and shots, and $200 bottles of Don Julio before 9 p.m.
Specials include $2 tacos, $3 margaritas and $4 Mexican draft beers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 2 to 6 p.m., buckets of margaritas are half off.
The bar will feature a Casamigos premium margarita and Patron Mule, and the beer and shot special is a bottle of Dos XX with a shot of Hornitos tequila, for $9.
$2 off all tacos, quesadillas and nachos, plus there will be specials on margaritas and beer.
Have Your Own Celebration
We forget about having a house party as we get older but having one could be the perfect thing for you. It’s not going to be a rager like you remember back in college but it could be just the thing to kick off Cinco De Mayo. The perks are cheap booze, close friends, and if its your house, you don’t have to pay for an Uber!
Have fun this Cinco De Mayo, stay safe, and #PlansYet!