Break out your sombreros and get ready for the Mariachis! It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the heritage, pride, and commemorate the battle of Puebla with tequila shots and more! This week’s Cinco De Mayo edition of Party Patrol is taking you from Ft. Lauderdale to Brickell and highlighting some of the best places to get loco.
Friday, May 4
Fresh Mex Cinco De Mayo at Chevy’s
900 South Miami Ave., Miami
This year the fiesta starts early at Chevy’s Fresh Mex. Kick off Cinco de Mayo on Friday with a free concert with performances by Xtreme, Maffio, and Grupo Treo. Then Saturday, head back to Chevy’s for the 150th Anniversary of Cinco de Mayo featuring a performance by El Cata along with a Corona Cerveza Bar, Milagro Margarita and shot bars, a Monster shot bar, a Bacardi Mojito Rum Bar, and more. There will be giveaways, raffles, mariachis, and so much more. For more information and to RSVP cal 305-392-2883.
Saturday, May 5
W Ft. Lauderdale
401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
One location, three ways to party. If you’re celebrating up north head to the W Ft. Lauderdale and party it up at one of these three spots Whiskey Blue, Living Room and the poolside Wet Lounge. Take part in the festivities with $5 Coronas, $10 margaritas, $8 Herradura shots, and the chance to win an all-expense paid Mexican getaway. Just enter to win online and show up on Saturday. To keep the fiesta going- DJ Danny Stern will provide the beats at Wet Lounge.
To enter to win and RSVP here. It all starts at 7pm.
The Village at Gulfstream Park, 501 Silks Run, Hallandale
Cantina Laredo at The Village at Gulfstream Park heads up Cinco De Mayo with an ultimate outdoor celebration. In addition to amazing drink specials, Cantina Laredo will feature a live DJ outside from 4PM – 1AM, as well as exciting giveaways and freebies. Drink specials include $4 Mexican Beers (Corona, Modelo), $8 CasaRita served in a “Shake & Take”, $8 Tequila shots, and more.
Duffy’s Sports Bar and Grill
3969 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Duffy’s Sports Grill locations throughout South Florida with food and beverage specials including $4 Cazadores Margaritas, $6 Corona-ritas (frozen house margarita with a bottle of Corona included for good measure) and $9.99 Duffy’s made-fresh-to-order guacamole and tri-color chip. Then at 9pm get ready for the much-hyped Mayweather vs. Cotto showdown showing on LIVE for the ultimate fight party.
1st Annual Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fest
1001 S. Miami Ave., Brickell
Get ready for the biggest block party around as the First Annual Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fest takes place in the heart of Brickell across from El Vato Tequila & Taco Bar. The festivities kick off at noon and continue through midnight featuring various street side vendors or beer and tequila brands along with live musical performances, VIP tent, a mechanical bull, and local DJs rocking the decks to keep the party going strong all day long.
Cinco De Mayo on the River at Finnegan’s
401 SW 3rd Ave., Miami
So what if it's an Irish pub? Finnegan’s is embracing the Mexican spirit with Cinco de Mayo festivities starting at noon followed by a Mayweather vs Cotto watch party. Drink specials include $1 Domestic Drafts, $3 Tequila Shots, $5 margaritas, $5 Nachos, and $5 for 2 Tacos from noon till 6pm.
Festival de Cinco De Mayo at Rosa Mexicano
900 South Miami Ave., Miami
Celebrate the day with an outdoor fiesta, a special menu, drink specials, LIVE music, DJs, and a Mariachi Band. Throughout the day there will be plenty of prizes and giveaways from noon till midnight.