Cinco de Mayo in Phoenix 2013

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Phoenix with refreshing cocktails, tasty food specials and entertainment at these great restaurants in the Phoenix area.


SOL Mexican Cocina

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo morning, noon, or night at SOL Mexican Cocina! The restaurant will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., serving Sunday brunch, lunch, and dinner, and the bar will remain open until midnight. The festivities will continue throughout the day with live music, drink specials, an expanded patio, and an additional SOL Back Door Bar with a separate entrance.


This Cinco de Mayo weekend, get your beach on at one of Sandbar Mexican Grill’s three Valley locations, as they host an all-day/all-night fiesta on both Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5. Coined ‘Cinco de Sandbar’, this annual bash features live entertainment by both top DJs and local bands such as Black Bottom Lighters, The Walkens, and The Hourglass Cats. In addition to live entertainment, catch all the games, including the Mayweather – Guerrero boxing match and Kentucky Derby, on one of their 40+ HDTVs.

Westgate Entertainment District

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, at the hottest bars and restaurants in the West Valley, all within walking distance, at Westgate Entertainment District. Celebrate with Mexican draft beers, tequila and margarita specials and a Cinco de Mustache party on Saturday night. Families and children are welcome to revel in the day’s festivities at the Kid’s Carnival on Sunday.

Blanco Tacos + Tequila

Grab your sombrero and join the Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Blanco Tacos + Tequila on Sunday, May. This festive holiday is the perfect occasion to enjoy unforgettable margaritas, updated south-of-the-border favorites like grilled fish tacos and fresh seafood ceviche, as well as music on the spacious patio at the Borgata location in Scottsdale. Special drink offers include $8 classic margaritas, $11 top shelf margaritas and $3 and $6 Mexican can beers. A DJ will be spinning from 12 – 8 p.m. to keep the party going until the sun goes down.

El Pedregal

el Pedregal hosts a festive Cinco de Mayo event on Sunday, May 5th throughout the gorgeous outdoor amphitheatre featuring a cooling margarita and tequila bar, festive foods provided by the Boulders outdoor grill, a salsa bar showcasing a variety of sweet, savory and spicy salsas and live music by Freddie Duran Plan.

The Herb Box

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Sunday brunch and live musical entertainment at The Herb Box in Old Town Scottsdale or North Scottsdale. The Herb Box offers a variety of Mexican-inspired signature creations and brunchtime cocktails, plus several festive food and drink specials will be made just for the occasion. Brunch will be served at The Herb Box at DC Ranch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and The Herb Box at SouthBridge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Carefree Station

Known for its creative Southwestern-inspired cuisine, Carefree Station will be serving up a variety of Mexican fare for brunch and dinner on Cinco de Mayo. Sunday brunch will begin at 9 a.m. and the restaurant will remain open until 9 p.m. for dinner. Chef Thomas Nasworthy has created several specials in honor of the holiday.

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