Quick history lesson: Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That day — our southern neighbor's most important holiday — falls on September 16.
This year, let's skip some of
Here are ten South Florida establishments where flowing margaritas, tacos, and festive music will help set the party mood this Cinco de Mayo.
Agave Taco Bar
This new outpost off of Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live body art, mariachi, a DJ, and special photo
The spring-breaker paradise that is America's Backyard has teamed up with Corona Extra USA for a massive outdoor Cinco De Mayo party in Fort Lauderdale. Kicking off at 8 p.m., specials include $4 Corona, $5 Cuervo, tacos, a Corona "chugging contest," and a live mariachi band. $500 goes to the most festive sombrero.
Kicking off at 5 p.m., $7
Cinco de Mayo Street Festival
The annual Himmarshee Street Downtown Fiesta starts at 4 p.m.
Funky Buddha Brewery
South Florida's granddaddy of craft beer brewing invites you to celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a taco and
Original Fat Cat's
The Downtown Fort Lauderdale alt-staple will host its 7th Annual Cinco De Mustache: A Mustachio Bashio. The sartorial celebration begins at 5 p.m.
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Rhythm & Vine
The popular FAT Village beer garden wants you to celebrate this Cinco with a special extended happy hour from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring $4 margaritas and $4
Beginning at noon, Rocco's Tacos Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music, giveaways, and drink specials from Dos Equis, Herradura, Dobel, and Corona Extra. Fort Lauderdale's festivities will feature music by Suenalo.
Tap 42 Boca
Join Tap 42 Boca for the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border. Complete with sombreros, mustaches, craft burgers, premium margaritas, Mexican beer, and more. Tap 42 will take over the street with tents, grills, and outdoor bars for the ultimate Mexican fiesta.
Tap 42 Fort Lauderdale
In anticipation of its new Mexican restaurant opening next door, the original Tap 42 in Fort Lauderdale will be featuring a selection of menu items from Bar Rita. It's a mini menu of margaritas, guacamoles, tacos, and more. Party starts at 5 p.m.