Cinco de Mayo Specials and Events in Las Colinas

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The Mexican Army defeated the larger French army. While it is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage. Let this be your guide on how to celebrate and commemorate in Las Colinas

Hugo’s Invitados

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Join Hugo’s and their friends from Tequila Herradura and el Jimador Tequila for a full day celebration. The restaurant will feature organic cuisine, specialty cocktails, tequila tastings, live music, their gorgeous patio and more.

Irving Marathon Running Series

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The Irving Marathon Running series is hosting two Cinco de Mayo themed events. On May 5th they will host a social run to energize everyone for Fiesta de Mayo Half Marathon on May 22nd. The Social Run will begin between 6 and 6:30 p.m. at the Toyota Music Factory and the racecourse will be around Lake Carolyn. When runners are finished they can enjoy two free beers at Nosh & Bottle and the festivities happening at the Music Factory. The Fiesta de Mayo Half Marathon will be held in person and virtually. To register and read more details click here

Mexican Sugar

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Mexican Sugar will start their festivities at 4 p.m. with tequila tastings, a smoke and mirror selfie station and a nitrogen margarita station. The fun continues through the night with DJs and live music until 10 p.m.

Toyota Music Factory

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Toyota Music Factory is hosting their Cinco de Mayo celebration from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. The restaurant and entertainment venue will have a taco eating contest, Latin market, Mariachi bands, and Folklorico dancing. The Pacheco Taco bar is also hosting a block party. The event is free and open to everyone. 

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

Cinco de Mayo

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is celebrating with $3 twelve-ounce house margaritas, draft Corona Premier and draft Modelo Especial.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

Cinco de Mayo

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Enjoy all-day happy hour at Thirsty Lion Gastropub featuring $6.95 premium wells, $1 off all draft pints, social hour cocktails, wine from Three Thieves, Underwood and 14 hands. 

Blaze Brazilian Steakhouse

Cinco de Mayo

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Blaze will feature their signature bacon jalapeños for the festivities happening at Toyota Music Factory. 

Via Real

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Celebrate at Via Real with $5 house margaritas and nachos all day long. 

Frida Kahlo Pop-up at Toyota Music Factory

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The Dallas Museum of Art has set up their Frida Kahlo pop-up at the Toyota Music Factory. The pop-up features reproductions of two of Kahlo’s paintings and will be on display until June 20th.