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Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Atlanta

A roundup of local restaurants, bars, and community events going all out for the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

With warmer weather finally here, it’s time to explore the vibrant array of Cinco de Mayo events in Atlanta. From tequila tastings to floral workshops, lively taproom parties, and charitable festivities, there’s no shortage of ways to honor Mexican heritage this weekend. Whether you’re craving margaritas and mariachi music or feeling eager to unleash your creativity, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So grab your sombrero and get ready to dive into a whirlwind of fiestas and fun as we uncover the top spots to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Atlanta this year.

Tequila Fest 

Where: Atlantic Station

When: Saturday, May 4

Time: 3 p.m.-10 p.m.

Get ready to raise your glasses and celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Tequila Fest, the ultimate day party experience for tequila enthusiasts in Atlanta! This year’s edition promises to be bigger and better than ever, featuring complimentary BBQ chicken and jerk chicken to tantalize your taste buds. A few of America’s top DJs will be spinning hits to keep you dancing from start to finish. Remember, this event is strictly for those 21 and older, and tickets must be purchased in advance as no sales will be available at the door. Come rain or shine, Tequila Fest guarantees a fiesta you won’t want to miss!

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Cinco de Mayo Floral Workshop and Brunch

Where: Deep Roots Roswell

When: Saturday, May 4

Time: 11 a.m.

Looking for something a little different to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Grab a ticket to Deep Roots Roswell’s Floral Workshop and Brunch. Immerse yourself in the art of floral arranging while savoring a sumptuous brunch spread. For just $100, your ticket includes both the workshop and brunch, ensuring a memorable celebration surrounded by vibrant blooms, delicious flavors, and wonderful company. Hosted by Stems On The Move and featuring a mouthwatering brunch courtesy of Mission Bakery, along with a special mimosa offer from Deep Roots, this event promises a delightful fusion of creativity and culinary delights. Secure your ticket today to join in on the floral fun!

Cinco de Drinko

Where: Underground Atlanta

When: Saturday, May 4

Time: Noon-8 p.m.

Experience an electric atmosphere at Underground Atlanta’s Cinco de Drinko with a variety of activities and music to keep you moving all Saturday long. Enjoy games like Power Hour, Beer Pong, and Flip Cup. Other activities include the chance to ride a mechanical bull, plus raffles, giveaways, and more fun throughout the day. Dance to the rhythm of your favorite tunes with a live DJ spinning hits, and indulge in delicious snacks and refreshments at multiple food options to refuel and relax. 

Cinco de Mayhem

Where: Truck and Tap Duluth

When: Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5

Time: Noon-10 p.m.

Come join in an entire weekend of festivities at Truck and Tap Duluth, your ultimate destination for celebrating Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky Derby, and May the Fourth Be with You! Nestled on Main Street in downtown Duluth, Truck and Tap is rolling out the red carpet with food and drink specials all weekend long. Quench your thirst with a selection from their impressive lineup of 20 beers on tap, and let the lively atmosphere ignite your spirits as you dance to live music and soak in the excitement of the occasion. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite horse, embracing the spirit of Star Wars, or raising a toast to Mexican heritage, Truck and Tap Duluth is the place to be for an unforgettable weekend of celebration and camaraderie. 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Where: Fainting Goat Vineyards (Jasper) 

When: Saturday, May 4

Time: Noon-6 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Fainting Goat Vineyards in North Georgia with a fiesta filled with free games, opportunities to snag some swag, specialty drinks, and live music. The day kicks off with a few hours of incredible music so you can relax, enjoy the gorgeous vineyard views, and even visit the resident goats Ronnie, Reagan, Dolly, and Mamie. (The goats remain in their pen but do enjoy a good pet from visitors!) Then, get ready for some adult fun with Mariachi Chairs, a twist on musical chairs with a chance to win Goat Bucks. Later in the afternoon, indulge in Pinata Pop, an adult-only game offering sweet treats and more Goat Bucks. Plus, sip on Sangria and Margarita Wine Slushies throughout the day.

Rock the Block Cinco de Mayo Festival

Where: Rock ‘N’ Taco Roswell

When: Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5

Time: Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Join Rock ‘N’ Taco for a rockin’ Cinco De Mayo weekend extravaganza! From May 4th to May 5th, enjoy live music from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., followed by a DJ afterparty. Please note, this event is exclusively for those 21 and up. Experience the fusion of classic rock ‘n’ roll vibes and delicious Tex-Mex cuisine while supporting “Rock For Rescues,” an organization dedicated to helping animals find forever homes. Your ticket purchase contributes to this meaningful cause, making every groove and bite count towards a brighter future for furry friends in need.

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Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Phoenix

10 ways to celebrate, including Lucha Libre wrestling matches, live mariachi music, margarita specials, and more.

Commonly mistaken for Mexican Independence Day (which is celebrated on September 16), Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday marking Mexico’s May 5, 1862 victory over France in the Battle of Puebla. It’s often referred to as Battle of Puebla Day. And get this: it’s a relatively minor holiday in Mexico. Here in the United States, where baile folklorico dancers parade through the streets in brightly-colored traditional dresses, and agave-drenched margaritas flow out of pitchers, the holiday has undoubtedly evolved into one big celebration of Mexican culture and heritage. From festivals to food specials, nobody does Cinco de Mayo quite like Phoenix.

Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival 

With a run that reaches beyond three decades, the Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival is widely regarded as the Valley’s biggest, and best, Cinco de Mayo celebration. The downtown Phoenix fest brings out big crowds who come to see a lineup of baile folklorico dancers, entertainers, food vendors, musicians, artists, and masked luchadores, who meet at the center of the wrestling ring for adrenaline-raising matches. Don’t miss any of the action, or the delicious eats like birria and grilled elotes; secure your tickets online.

Arizona Diamondbacks Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 

On May 4, the Arizona Diamondbacks are putting on a pregame Cinco de Mayo Fiesta ahead of their ballpark bout with the San Diego Padres. The party includes drink samples and discounted food specials plus a Gabriel Moreno Gold Glove Bobble and a single-game ticket. Fans ages 20 and younger are not permitted. 

Mariachi Sol de Mexico at The Madison Center for the Arts 

On Cinco de Mayo, The Madison Center for the Arts is welcoming Mariachi Sol De Mexico, a lively musical ensemble led by Grammy-nominated frontman José Hernández, to its Phoenix venue. The group of performers play to the crowd and encourage everyone to sing along from their seats, which makes the live music show a truly immersive, and memorable, experience.

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Cinco de Blanco at Blanco Cocina + Cantina  

Downtown Phoenix’s Blanco Cocina + Cantina is marking the occasion with fuego tunes, tequila flights, and signature eats, which includes Tiger Shrimp Fajitas, Pork Chile Verde Burritos, and Grilled Avocado Tacos, to name a few. Plus, from May 2-5, Blanco is upgrading all margaritas, like the Jalapeno and Pineapple marg featuring habanero bitters or the Mango Stand marg made with spiced mango and chamoy, with Gran Centenario Tequila, a small batch spirit from the Jalisco, Mexico highlands.

Cinco de Mayo at Skateland 

Mesa’s Skateland is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a family-friendly fest complete with music from latin artists, face painting, a bounce house, and roller skating, of course. The day-to-night event will also feature specials, including a $5 nacho and drink combo. And, one lucky skater will take home a pinata full of candy if they win Skateland’s Cinco de Mayo prize raffle.

Cinco de Swim at Skysill Rooftop Lounge 

Take your Cinco de Mayo celebration to new heights at Cinco de Swim at Skysill Rooftop Lounge. The downtown Tempe rooftop pool party is popping-off at noon with margarita specials and live music from Skysill’s house DJ. Tickets are required for entry; find them here

Cinco de Mayo at Pedal Haus Brewery 

This Sunday, Cinco de Mayo revelers can fuel up on Loaded Nachos, Smashed Guacamole, and Green Chili Pork Tacos at any Pedal Haus Brewery location. In addition to Pedal Haus’ specialty brews, like the Beach Cruiser Mexican Lager, the award-winning brewery will also be pouring its new Mexican Lime Lager for the occasion. And, check out the drink specials on Pedal Haus’ frosty Micheladas and Haus Margaritas while you work on your salsa moves in the beer garden.

Cinco de Maya at Maya Dayclub 

Los Angeles-based EDM duo Slander is taking over Scottsdale’s Maya Dayclub for Cinco de Maya. Pack your swimsuit and your sunnies, the sun-kissed poolside DJ set starts at noon. Get your tickets for the event here

Banda Machos at Gila River Resort & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass 

The popular group Banda Machos will bring their signature banda rhythm sound to Wild Horse Pass Showroom. Concert-goers can expect a high-energy show complete with hooky grooves and a setlist that spans cumbia, banda, and ranchera genres.  

Party at The Park: Cinco de Mayo Weekend at O.H.S.O Brewery Gilbert 

Gilbert’s O.H.S.O. Brewery is going all out – not just for Cinco de Mayo, but for the entire weekend. Make plans to meet at The Park, which is basically a giant adult playground complete with its own arcade and outdoor yard games. They’ll have live music, specials from the open-air kitchen’s grill, and a lineup of tequilas, Mexican lagers, and margaritas – all for $5.

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These are the coolest private member clubs in DFW

We’re not talking about your grandfather's country club.

Private member clubs have long been sanctuaries for those seeking a haven of sophistication, camaraderie, and impeccable service. While this is still true today, there’s a new crop of private clubs popping up around Dallas. These aren’t the traditional country clubs of your grandfather’s time; they’re vibrant hubs of social and professional networking, culinary excellence, and wellness amenities. DFW’s private member clubs continue to shape the social fabric of our city, uniting people in pursuit of connection and common interests. Here are some of our favorites.

Le Sol

Experience the ultimate in holistic well-being with Le Sol, a premier hospitality company and member community in Dallas. The Le Sol experience provides exclusive access to their two member houses, along with their extensive range of amenities, every week during open hours. Relax by the pool and meditate in the bamboo forest at Le Sol Chateau. Work remotely from Le Sol House across the street, or take one of their weekly wellness classes. Members get access to a wide variety of social events, first dibs on Le Sol Travel’s luxury travel experiences, and a built-in community of interesting, creative people.

Cowboys Club

Nestled within The Star in Frisco, where the Dallas Cowboys train and work almost every day of the year, the Cowboys Club offers an unparalleled atmosphere for members to socialize, collaborate, unwind, and entertain. Immerse yourself in the passion for Dallas Cowboys football as you enjoy exclusive access to the inner workings of the organization, including daily operations, training camps, and team practices. Cowboys Club boasts an environment that is not only inviting to members but also to Cowboys players, coaches, and executives. Experience a first-of-its-kind social club where every moment is infused with the spirit of America’s Team.

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Dallas Petroleum Club

Situated in the bustling heart of Dallas, the Dallas Petroleum Club reigns supreme as an icon of elite distinction, recognized globally as a Distinguished Elite Club of the World. Established in 1934 as a sanctuary for oil moguls, this club has evolved into a much more diverse hub for successful men and women looking to broaden their connections in the business world. Elegant furnishings and fine art serve as a backdrop to excellent dining, lively social events, and seemingly endless networking opportunities.

The Crescent Club

Located on the 17th floor of the prestigious Crescent Complex, the Crescent Club offers breathtaking views of the downtown Dallas skyline. This space seamlessly blends Texas heritage with southern hospitality, providing members with a luxurious haven of fine dining and relaxation. Enjoy culinary delights in the main dining room or unwind in the 22,000-square-foot spa and fitness center. Either way, Crescent Club members are treated to an unparalleled experience that exudes opulence and charm.

Park City Club

Park City Club is located in the lively University Park and Highland Park neighborhoods, and it’s a perfect example of superior service, welcoming hospitality, and a strategic position in the busy business district of Preston Center. The club caters to a diverse group of community leaders, business executives, and socialites, and it’s the ideal place for anyone looking for an exceptional club experience. Members have access to fabulous wine dinners, themed parties, guest speakers, and group travel events, among many other offerings. With its exquisite dining options, exclusive social events, and top-notch recreational facilities, it’s no wonder Park City Club shines as a beacon of hospitality in the heart of DFW.


Renowned for its freshly crafted soba noodle dishes, Tei-An is the brainchild of Chef Teiichi Sakurai. From his masterful omakase creations to the rich culinary heritage evident in every dish, Tei-An promises an authentic Japanese dining experience unlike any other. As one of the best members only clubs in Dallas, choose to join and you’ll be granted access to an array of privileges, including private bar seating, intimate gatherings in the secluded dining room, and the serene ambiance of the rooftop lounge. But the perks extend beyond mere exclusivity; members enjoy priority reservations, designated parking, and access to bespoke events.

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