By Steven Doyle
Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated all weekend in North Texas and you won’t be able to toss a peso without hitting on some celebration in DFW. We put together a few ideas for you and your running buddies to enjoy, but feel free to add more in comments. Be sure to use one of the ride share options in town for optimum and safe fun. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a splash of tequila.
On this special day thoughts may wander to the very first margarita machine that was invented in Dallas by restaurant owner Mariano Martinez in 1971. The Smithsonian was so thirsty they nabbed the machine and is on view at the DC museum.
by Steven Doyle
Do something a bit different for your Cinco de Mayo fun and games. This May 2nd RVC Promotions, the people who bring year round exciting chef events, will host a group of chefs for an event they are calling a Mexclar. Mezclar in Spanish is to “mix” and this is exactly what the event will be: a giant mix of fun, food and libations. Continue reading
Suerte Tequila Sponsors Epic Cinco Fiesta at Industry Alley on Friday, May 5th, featuring $5 Suerte cocktails, serving $5 taqueria style pork tacos by Justin Holt, mariachis, and piñatas.
One of the many legends surrounding tequila is that it was originally discovered by luck. Well, actually it was by a rabbit. Or rather by a farmer’s wife who noticed the rabbit getting tipsy on fermented agave. Suerte, which means ‘luck’ in Spanish, would like to share their luck with you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Industry Alley. Continue reading
The Rustic is throwing an unforgettable fiesta for Cinco de Mayo on May 5. From 5-11 p.m., Dallasites are invited to celebrate the holiday Texas-style. And since everything is bigger in Texas, The Rustic is going all out.
The Uptown hot spot is launching its all-new Lemon Drop Margarita on the day of the fiesta, so party-goers can cool off with the delicious new drink while Squeezebox Bandits play live throughout the night. Continue reading
by Alex “Moose” Perez photo by Robert Bostick
Enchiladas Restaurant located on Greenville Ave is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Enchilada Eating Competition again this year to be held May 3rd at 1pm. The contest coincides with Enchiladas Restaurants Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday. Sign up was closed May 1st but that doesn’t prevent you from feasting your eyes on some crazy enchilada eating. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Cinco de Mayo is upon us and there is plenty of celebration set for the DFW area. If you are at a loss for what to do in North Texas this big tequila drenched weekend, we are here to guide you along. Don’t forget that Lyft is available to take home should you need guidance after a bit of revelry. First time riders use my personal code for $25 credit – steven1406.
Don’t miss The 24th Annual Cinco de Mayo Big Parade and Festival. The Big Parade is the largest Cinco de Mayo parade in North Texas with over 20,000 in attendance. This colorful event includes marching bands, folkloric dance groups, school groups and much more. It takes place on the first Saturday each May in Oak Cliff that starts Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10am, and the Big Parade starts at 11am. The Festival at Casa Guanjuato runs from noon to 8 p.m., 1002 W. Brooklyn Ave.
And now for the booze and food: