Cinco de Mayo

From commemorating Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla to celebrating the diverse and influential Mexican-American culture in Minneapolis and nationwide, Cinco de Mayo is a day filled with festivities, love and strength. Looking for plans? Check out the Twin Cities events below.

Cinco de Mayo - West Side Saint Paul

May 5th, 2018
9:00am-6:00pm
Cesar Chavez street in Saint Paul

Cinco de Mayo - West Side Saint Paul celebrates the Westside community's Mexican heritage and the traditional annual celebration of Mexico over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Join us on Cesar Chavez street in Saint Paul for a day filled with cultural entertainment, excitement and exploring all the Westside has to offer!

Cinco de Mayo Parade in Saint Paul

May 5th, 2018
10:00am
Cesar Chavez St. from Wabasha to Ada

Exciting, vibrant, lively, and festive are just a few of the ways that people have described this one of a kind extravaganza! The Cinco de Mayo West Side Parade is the single highest attended event of Cinco de Mayo West Side Saint Paul! Thousands come and experience this family-friendly event, which features floats from local community organizations, event sponsors, and authentic Mexican dancers and performers. Join us at the Cinco de Mayo Parade - Saturday, May 5, 2018. Parade Starts at 10:00 am. Cesar Chavez from Wabasha to Ada.

Nico's Cinco de Mayo Carnaval

May 5th, 2018
10:00am-10:00pm
Nico's Taco and Tequila Bar

Join Nico's Taco and Tequila Bar for their annual Cinco de Mayo Carnaval. DJ Cristian Baca will be playing tunes and their awesome street tacos and margaritas will be served inside and out!

​Cinco de Mayo Buffet

May 5th, 2018
10:00am-8:00pm
Homi Restaurant 

Come one come all to Homi Restaurant in Saint Paul for their annual Cinco de Mayo buffet and join other food lovers for a delicious Mexican assortment.

Cinco de Mayo at Sonora Grill

May 5th, 2018
10:00am-close
Sonora Grill

Come on down to Sonora Grill for a special Cinco de Mayo limited menu and free Hussong's tequila samples. Indulge in their made from scratch Latin American and Spanish infusion cuisine, and enjoy the weather on the patio (now open!).

Cinco de Mayo at Sally's

May 5th-6th, 2018
10:00am-2:00am
Sally's Saloon

Join us for Cinco De Mayo at Sally's Saloon! Happy Hour 3:00-6:00pm and again 10:00-midnight. The below specials are all day! $5 Dobel Mini Margaritas, $3 Bud light lime & Orange.

Cinco de Mayo at Lagos Tacos

May 5th-6th, 2018
11:00am-2:00am
Lago Tacos Lynlake

Lago Tacos will be throwing a huge outdoor Cinco de Mayo Party. Our outdoor patio will spill into our back parking lot to create a giant space for people to eat, drink and party. Start with brunch & ease into the best Cinco party North of Lake! Javier Trejo will be back again to headline from 6-10pm. Specials for the day: $3 Pacifico/Dos XX Pints; $3 Lago Shots; $5 Lago margaritas; 2 for $6 street tacos. Live music by Javier Trejo.

Rojo's Cinco de Rojo Block Party

May 5th, 2018
11:00am-11:00pm
Rojo Mexican Grill

If you haven't been to a Cinco de Rojo event yet, you need to be here on Saturday, May 5th 2018! We shut down the street at West End and have a massive block party! There's live music, games, prizes, happy hour Margaritas, patio seating, and more! We do Cinco right! So come join us May 5th for our annual Rojo de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo at Mercado

May 5th, 2018
12:00-10:00pm
Mercado by Earl Giles

Save the date for a Cinco de Mayo party at Mercado by Earl Giles in Minneapolis. Check their event page for more details!

Cinco de Mayo Deck Party

May 5th, 2018
12:00-11:00pm
Jefe: Urban Hacienda

Join us at Jefe: Urban Hacienda for a Cinco de Mayo deck party! We'll have an outdoor bar, grilling, and folks from Indeed Brewing Company pouring their Indeed Mexican Honey beer. Come celebrate in the sun on the best patio in Minneapolis as chosen by City Pages Minneapolis Best of 2017! $7.00 Margaritas, $4.00 Deck Baja Tacos, $5.00 Deck Baja Elotes, $7.00 16oz Indeed Mexican Honey Beers

Cinco de Mayo meets the Kentucky Derby

May 5th, 2018
3:00-7:00pm
The Hasty Tasty

Cinco de Mayo meets The Kentucky Derby and we're celebrating both. A special menu for food and cocktails. Invite your friends, bring your big hats and watch the race on the big screen.

Cinco de Mayo at Bar Lurcat

May 5th, 2018
6:00-11:59pm
Cafe & Bar Lurcat

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Cafe & Bar Lurcat with K-Libre24 from 6:00-9:00pm and DJ Angel from 9:00pm-12am.

Cinco de Mayo with the Chino Latino Jazz Project

May 5th, 2018
7:00-10:00pm
Jazz Central Studios

Salsa, Cha-Cha-Cha, Merengue, Cumbia, Bolero, Danzon. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with great music and dancing with The Chino Latino Jazz Project! The evening will see Jazz Central Studios turned into a Latin Dance Studio. All dance studios and Latin dancers welcome.There will be a free salsa dance lesson at the beginning of the evening. $12 Cover, $7 with Student ID, and kids under twelve years old enjoy free admission.

7:00 pm - Free Dance Lesson
7:30 pm - Live Music Starts

May 5th - May 6th, 2018
9:00pm-4:00am
Union Rooftop

Hola Mis Amigos! It's that time of year again...join us to celebrate Cinco De Mayo at UNION Rooftop. We will have DJ Ray Mills and Orlando's very own H-Dot hosting! There will be limited RSVP's so lock in your spot now. Message me for tables!

Festival Cinco de Mayo

May 6th, 2018
12:00-8:00pm
El Nuevo Rodeo

Head on down to El Nuevo Rodeo for an energetic Cinco de Mayo celebration. Rain or shine, celebrate on Lake Street with plenty of food, drinks and entertainment for all.

Festival en la Lake! Cinco de Mayo

May 13th, 2018
12:00-7:00pm
Lake Street, Minneapolis

Festival 5 de Mayo y dia de las Madres. Join others for the celebration held in the heart of the Latino Community on Lake Street between 2nd Avenue and Portland Avenue. Enjoy food, drinks, activities for children, traditional dancers and music throughout the day.