Cinco de Mayo is a vibrant holiday commemorating the Mexican army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 & is now widely recognized as a day to enjoy Mexican culture, music, food, and drinks with family and friends! Here are some events going on to celebrate the holiday!

Updated May 2023



Uno Mas Eyeball

Cha Cha Cha all night long at Uno Mas Tex Mex, situated right next to the iconic Giant Eyeball sculpture Downtown! The fiesta is from 4-11pm on the 5th and features a DJ, dancing, mariachi band, Tex Mex faves, face painting, and more! The indoor/outdoor event will have activities happening all evening so grab your crew and salsa your way through Downtown Dallas!

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If you haven’t already experienced Federales and the “ring the bell” shot station, this is the perfect chance and if you already have, you get why there is so much hype! Join us for a fiesta from 4-8 pm on Friday, May 5th for discounted food and drink specials, live music & more! Specials include the Mango Shotta Ice Shot, a bold & spicy Mangonada-inspired flavored tequila shot, and a Corazón Blanco Margarita!

Federales is open all day long for Cinco de Mayo, but 4 pm is when the real party starts!

Deep Ellum | Directions


Bread Winners

Sip on a specialty cocktail, the Agave Sazerac, made w Patron Anejo, Angostura & Peychaud’s bitters, Absinthe, and lemon peel for $16.

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Cinco de Mayo Market at ArtPark

Head to ArtPark on May 4th from 5:30 pm to 10 pm to shop their Cinco de Mayo Market! The event features over 25 local vendors, live music, themed cocktails, lawn games, photo opportunities & more.

Trinity Groves | Directions


Cinco De Mayo at CityLine

Celebrate and see live music from Mariachi Arraigo from 7 pm to 8 pm! Listen from one of the restaurant patios, or pick up dinner and drinks to-go and enjoy the live music from the plaza. Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, pups, and mariachi hats are welcome and encouraged! Restaurant specials include $5 margaritas all day at Tricky Fish, specialty cocktails, Mexican Candy shots, plus $5 brisket queso nachos at Good Union BBQ, plus Coolgreens serving Arabian Tacos! Get your drink on at Brass Tap with $5 margaritas and $20 beer buckets, or tons of marg options at Fernando’s!

Richardson | Directions


Cristina’s Fine Mexican

Have dinner with a full band & accordion player playing classic southern country with a Tex-Mex flair! Don't skip on their margs and bites too -- we highly recommend the avocado soup!

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Denton Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Celebrate in the suburbs on May 6th, starting at 10 am! The party starts off with a parade & continued celebration with folkloric dances, live music, food vendors & more. This event is free and takes place at Quakertown Park, but get there early!

Denton | Directions


El Chanclazo at Revelers Hall

From 4 pm-2 am on the fifth enjoy happy hour with El Chanclazo followed by a show by Sabor Puro Cumbia & a DJ to close!

Bishop Arts | Directions


Fiesta for Families at the Shops at Legacy North

The Shops at Legacy North is hosting a free Cinco celebration! Enjoy festive music, tequila tastings, a build-your-own margarita station, dancing, giveaways, family-friendly activities, and more on May 5th from 4 pm-7 pm.

Plano | Directions


Folklorico Festival of Mckinney

McKinney is celebrating Mexican culture beyond Cinco de Mayo! Head to Dr. Glenn D Mitchell Memorial Park on May 7th and 14th from 1 pm to 4 pm for free Latin rhythm classes (salsa, bachata, merengue), Mexican folklore, mariachi band & more.

McKinney | Directions


Four Corners Brewing Co.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Viernesito at Four Corners Brewing Co. on May 5th from 6 pm-11 pm. Enjoy over 20 vendors serving up delicious food, unique art displays, live music, & more! 

Cedars | Directions



To start things off, they will be hosting a vendors market where for you to enjoy. There will also be a DJ and live music from 5 pm-7 pm. And of course, they will have delicious food and drinks available! Celebrate with José on Lovers on May 5th!

Lovers Lane | Directions


Landmark Bar & Kitchen

Continue the fiesta on May 6th from 2 pm to 10 pm at Landmark's Cinco de Drinko party! Enjoy a welcome jello shot, a festive bar crawl, plus delicious food and drink specials. Tickets are $20.

University Park | Directions


One of our fave beer gardens is serving up tons of delicious Cinco sips and bites! $10 Los Altos Marg and Paloma, $4 Dos XX, and several taco specials including a taco salad! Plus, a mariachi band battle at 7:30 pm.

Henderson | Directions


Quarter Bar

This NOLA spot is heading South of the border this weekend! They're offering tons of specials including Frozen Patron Silver Margs for $14 and 3 Liter Marg Towers for $100. Plus, even a Taco & Tequila Tasting Flight, a Build-Your-Own Guacamole Bar, churros, and more!

Uptown | Directions


Silent Disco at AT&T Performing Arts Center

Dance the night away to the best Latin music jams at AT&T Performing Arts Center! Tickets are $25, the event takes place on Cinco de Mayo at 8 pm.

Arts District | Directions


Tacos & Margs Crawl at Harlowe MXM

Harlowe MXM is hosting a bar crawl on May 6th, kicking off at 2 pm! Enjoy unique taco & marg specials all around Deep Ellum, live music & photo opps. 

Deep Ellum | Directions



A Dallas favorite for great tacos and strong margs, La Ventana is throwing a Cinco de Mayo Block Party! From 2 pm to 10 pm, enjoy live music, street tacos, drink specials & more.

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Head to Bishop Arts for their Block Party! The event includes a make-your-own marg station, shots & marg specials, a mariachi band, and even a taco eating contest at 8 pm.

Bishop Arts | Directions


The Rustic

Spend Cinco de Mayo at The Rustic, all day long! Enjoy live music, drink specials, food features & more, all on their huge patio.

Uptown | Directions


One of our favorite vibey indoor/outdoor restaurants is hosting an epic all-day fiesta! Enjoy mariachi bands from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, specialty red, white and green margarita flights, delicious food, and festive decor!

Deep Ellum | Directions