Mariachi music, dancers, piñatas, tequila, tacos…you name it…Cinco de Mayo is fun to celebrate! Sacramento doesn’t miss a beat in getting into the fiesta. And, don’t worry—if you have to work during the week, the party continues into the weekend.
Food & Wine:
O’Drinko de Mayo: Thurs, May 5, 3:30pm-1am, de Vere’s Irish Pub
Celebrate the San Patricio's, a band of Irish men that bravely fought along side Mexican Soldiers during the Mexican American War. Join until the beer is gone for $2 Coronas, $2 Tacos, $3 Milagro tequila shots, and $4 margaritas!
El Cinco de Mayo: All Night Happy Hour:
Thurs, May 5, 4pm-11pm, Ace of Spades
$2 Dos XX, Corona, & Pabst; $3 Cabo Wabo drinks & shots; $2 well drinks; $2.50 domestic; $3.50 import/micro.
Tequila Dinner: Grange Restaurant & Bar, Thurs, May 5, 5:30pm
The restaurant is offering a four-course meal paired with four hand-crafted tequila cocktails.
6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Dinner & Dance:
Fri, May 6, 6pm-11pm, Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall Post 67
Luvtaxi, Ritmoz Latinoz, and DJ Ones perform Latin dance and original music at this carnitas dinner benefit.
Sacramento Nightlife – Clubs & Dancing:
Cinco de Mayo at the Park:
Thurs, May 5, 8pm-2am, The Park Ultra Lounge
Ole! Ole! Ole! The Tres Amigos are back! Hosted by MC Nick Willrich, the gang is all together for a chest-pounding, ground-shaking dance party of epic proportion.
Cinco de Mayo with Sam Young:
Thurs, May 5, 8:30pm-2am, M!X Downtown
Sam Young is dropping in for a special guest set all the way from jolly old England, with opening duties from DJ Billy Lane. Add $5 Don Julio Tequila Shots and $7 Don Julio Margaritas and the party is only going to get wilder!
Sacramento Nightlife – Pub Crawls:
Cinco de Ol Sacto: Thurs, May 5, 6pm-1:30am, Old Sacramento Bars
All venues are in a easy hop radius of two blocks and each participating establishment will feature food, drink specials, entertainment, and good times!
Cinco de Drinco: Fri, May 6, 6pm, Begins from Centro Cocina Mexicana
If you can't party like you wanna this Cinco de Mayo 'cuz it falls on a Thursday...tienes suerte! (You're in luck!). Salsa spot-to-spot making margarita merriment at GrubCrawl's Cinco de Drinco the day after.
Sports & Rec:
Cinco de Mayo Fun Run:
Thurs, May 5, 6pm, Sutter’s Landing Regional Park
Fleet Feet J Street, Nike, and Chipotle invite you to attend a casual fun run along the river from Sutter's Landing Regional Park. They will set-up camp with complimentary Chipotle Burritos (1/2 size) and test rides of new Nike products.
Cinco de Mayo Fiestas:
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Thurs, May 5, 11:30am-2am, Centro
A special back patio opens for the occasion, so join for a day (and night!) of fun, food, & drinks.
Cinco de Mayo: Grand Opening Celebration: Thurs, May 5, Noon-1:30am, Mayahuel
Enjoy drink specials, live entertainment, the chance to meet the new 2011 Aztec Goddess, Mayahuel, accompanied by sexy dancers, and the return of the Jose Cuervo: Subterraneo.
Thurs, May 5, 5pm-9pm, Taqueria El Festival
Socios Car Club will be out showcasing their cars, Aztec dancers will be performing, and there will be a "burrito" eating contest.
Vallejo’s Cinco de Mayo Block Party: Thurs, May 5, 5pm-10pm, Vallejo’s – 11th & O
Celebrating Mexican Independence, Vallejo’s will be hosting a block party with live entertainment by The Midnight Players and DJ Big Al Ruiz.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Thurs, May 5, 5pm-10pm, Zocalo
Come early and stay late, enjoy live mariachis music, ballet folklorico, street tacos, & much more!
Off the grid…
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Thurs, May 5, Noon-10pm, Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen - Roseville
Just a few things to expect: DJs, live bands, Folklorico Dancers, cigar-rolling, plus much more.
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