TAMPA, Fla. — Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching this Sunday. Whether you are looking for something to do with the kids or you just want to have a friends night out, here are some options to choose from.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at GameTime
When: May 2-5
Where: GameTime at 1600 E. 8th Ave, Tampa
Info: Enjoy any of these $5 specials – 2 carnitas tacos, churro with Nutella, a margarita or a tequila shot. You can also get a bucket of 5 Coronas for only $15.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration Cooking Class
When: May 3, 1 p.m.
Where: Sur la Table at 711 South Dakota Ave, Tampa
Info: Try your hand at making sizzling fajitas, crushing avocados for the ultimate guacamole and putting together a salad inspired by Mexican street corn. For a sweet finish, you’ll fry up churros and make a decadent dipping sauce. The class will run 2 to 2 ½ hours and is designed for people 14 years of age and older.
Doggy de Mayo Fiesta
When: May 4, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: The Landing Bar & Grill at 4351 Paw Trail, Valrico
Info: It’s Fiesta time for the fur babies! The Landing is hosting its 1st Doggy De Mayo Costume Party for a cause; 100% of proceeds benefit 4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue. The event will combine Star Wars May the 4th, Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo into one big celebration! All costumes are welcome for the contest, and there will be vendors, raffles and music as well.
SALSA Cinco de Mayo
When: May 4, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Sponge Docks at 521 Athens St, Tarpon Springs
Info: Get ready to spice things up during the 2nd Annual SALSA Cinco De Mayo Festival! The festival celebrates food, music and dance, featuring spicy food and musical entertainment, attracting salsa lovers from all over the state of Florida to the City of Tarpon Springs for an amazing celebration of everything SALSA – the food, the music, the dance.
Cinco de Mayo – Sugar Skull Beauty Painting Class
When: May 5, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Pinot's Palette at 2086 Badlands Dr, Brandon
Info: Enjoy a no-experience-required art class—all supplies included—and learn to paint a striking sugar skull painting! Ciccio Cali Brandon is providing complimentary Fajita & Mex style Cali Bowls with chicken & steak and all the toppings with yellow rice as a side. NO EXTRA CHARGE! There will also be special bar drinks to choose from. Must be 13 or older to attend. Doors open at 5:30.
21 AND OVER EVENTS
Cinco de Mayo Weekend Silent Disco
When: May 3, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Where: American Social Tampa at 601 S Harbour Island Blvd Suite 107, Tampa
Info: Bust out the margaritas, guacamole, and Silent Disco headphones...because Cinco de Mayo is upon us! Just $10 gets you your headsets for the night and access to the best in hip-hop, dance, reggaeton, 80s, 90s, and much more.
Pre-Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl and Fiesta
When: May 4, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: The Franklin Manor at 912 N Franklin St, Tampa
Info: Kick off this year's Cinco De Mayo Weekend with an awesome fiesta on Saturday! The fun starts at Franklin Manor, then at 4:30 p.m., you will salsa dance onto the Crawler Party Buses to hit Bar Stop #2. At 6 p.m., hop back on board for Bar Stop #3. At 7:30 p.m., you'll move on to the last destination where you can drink margaritas and party like it’s already Cinco de Mayo! Includes free welcome shot at each bar, free bus transport, drink specials, bar games, one "shotgun” beer, other surprises, raffle tickets and lots of fun guaranteed!
Cinco de Mayo Booze Cruise and Fiesta
When: May 4, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: 25 Causeway Blvd Slip #5, Clearwater Beach
Info: Evening starts with an one-hour cruise on the Tropics Boat with FREE & UNLIMITED domestic beer, $5 margaritas and $3 tequila shots. Then you’ll head to Coco Coronado where all attendees will receive a FREE Corona Draft, $2 tacos & enjoy happy hour pricing ALL NIGHT!
Cinco de Mayo Brunch with Bar Crawl and Party Bus
When: May 5, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: American Social Tampa at 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd Suite 107, Tampa
Info: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an all-you-can-eat brunch plus bottomless mimosas from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.! At 2 p.m., you will board the Crawler Party Buses to hit Bar Stop #2 - District Tavern. At 3:30 p.m., hop back on board for Bar Stop #3 - Mole Y Abuela. At 5 p.m., move on to the last destination, Franklin Manor, where you can drink plenty of margaritas and party the afternoon away. Each Crawler will be treated to one free Welcome Shot at each bar as well as exclusive food and drink specials, fun bar games, a Shotgun Beer Challenge and other surprises!