Come Saturday, May 5, venues all across the Tampa Bay area will celebrate the annual Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo. If you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Tampa, there are a ton of great parties all across the city where you can dine, drink, dance, and get as loco as you want for this great holiday. Here are some of your best bets for Cinco de Mayo parties in Tampa on May 5.
Cinco de Mayo Block Party at The Lime – The Lime in Hyde Park is going all out this Cinco de Mayo with a huge block party benefitting the Children’s Home of Tampa. The Cinco de Mayo Block Party at The Lime will kick off at 5 p.m. and feature a giant burrito eating contest; music from DJs including DJ Automattik, DJ Monty, DJ Sherif, and DJ Kiko; stilt walkers; salsa dancers; and much more.
Cinco de Drinko at The Lodge – Also in Hyde Park, The Lodge will host an awesome party for Cinco de Mayo in Tampa featuring a FREE drink for all those sporting their sombreros, $2 Jello shots, $3, Coronas, $4 Milagro tequila shots, and $5 margarita pints. The party kicks off at 11:30 a.m. and runs throughout the day.
Cinco de Mayo OBJ Pre-Party at Southern Ground Saloon – This pre-party for the Orange Blossom Jamboree Music Festival going down later in the month from May 17-20 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in Brooksville. Head out to Southern Ground Saloon on Saturday, May 5 for a full day of live music on three stages, live art, food and craft vendors, workshops, contests, and more. The party kicks off at 3 p.m.
Cino de Mayo MegaBash at Jackson’s – This premier Downtown Tampa nightlife destination is hosting a huge Cinco de Mayo MegaBash kicking off at 9 p.m. on May 5. Head out to Jackson’s and break it down to the sounds of famous Tampa DJ Pedro M and opening DJ High Frequency while kicking back in the awesome indoor and outdoor setting of Jackson’s. Get on the free guest list by clicking ‘attend’ on the Jackson’s Cinco de Mayo MegaBash Facebook page.