Break out the lime and salt, it’s that time of year again! The time we commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire in 1982. Yes… Or as Americans summarize it “must-get-drunk-because-Mexican’s day”. Here’s your handy top “cinco” guide to food and drink specials and unforgettable events around Miami for this Cinco de Mayo.
Cinco de Mayo Brickell Fiesta
The largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in Miami, the 8th Annual Cinco de Mayo Brickell Fiesta is now at a new waterfront location! Starting at 11 am, come through with friends amongst the other 8,000 people and get your drink on. From live mariachi performances, mechanical bull rides, dancing, tacos and tequila and DJ takeovers, it’s a party you won’t want to miss.
Tickets to this block party start at $15 when you buy in advance online. For the most intense partiers, for $5 more, you can purchase the Fiesta Party Pack that includes admission, mustaches, a Margarita souvenir cup and a couple more surprises. And of course there’s always VIP.. for a minimum splurge of $40 enjoy the Fiesta Pack, private VIP Lounge area, complimentary Grande margarita, private air-conditioned bathrooms. Worth it!
609 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131. (305) 461-2700
This Saturday, Sweet Liberty will be offering up a party that will be hard to resist. Starting at 4pm this acclaimed neighborhood bar will be serving its attendees FREE TACOS – ALL – NIGHT – LONG! It wouldn’t be a Cinco de Mayo party without a live mariachi band; Sweet Liberty has you covered. Grammy winner Jorge Moreno and his band will be enchanting us with their authentic Mexican beats starting at 9pm. Live music + free tacos, sign me up.
237 20th St B. Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cantina La Veinte
This Brickell restaurant will transform into a traditional Mexican fiesta this Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy happy hour all day at Cantina La 20 with coronas and a shot of Revolución Silver Tequila for just $10! You will be able to pig out on dishes like gorditas stuffed with chicharron, soft-shell crab tacos, octopus carpaccio, queso fundido and cochinita pibil. Live mariachi and Dj’s will keep the party going strong throughout the night, as everyone is encouraged to dance downstairs overlooking the jaw-dropping Brickell bay. First handfull of lucky guests will be gifted a free sombrero! Doors open at 12pm.
465 Brickell Ave. Miami, Florida 33131. (786) 623-6136
Join Seaspice this 5 of May to celebrate culture and heritage the Mexican way. This riverside fiesta will be serving specials on tequila shots, cocktails, a curated margarita menu and a delectable Mexican cuisine .
From brunch starting at 12pm to closing, Seaspice will entertain us with live music and mariachis to keep guests dancing throughout the night. Don’t forget to get a picture with friends at the photo station with themed Mexican props so you can relive the evening long after your hangover has faded.
422 NW North River Dr. Miami, FL 33128. (305) 440-4200
Cinco de Wynwood
Presented by Dos XX and Avion Tequila, Cinco de Wynwood is back this year hotter than ever! The day will be jam packed with live mariachis, Miami’s top Djs, margaritas, specials on shots and drinks, food trucks, arts and activities, a mechanical bull and the guest of honor, a massive piñata that will burst with goodies and free drink tickets! Celebrate Mexican pride in style with Cinco de Wynwood’s souvenir sombreros and mustaches while enjoying mouth-watering tacos.
Event starts at 12pm. Make sure to be one of the first 500 to RSVP beforehand and get treated to one FREE drink here : http://cincodewynwood.eventbrite.com
2250 NW 2nd Ave Miami, Florida. (305) 461-2700