Celebrate This Weekend at These Cinco de Mayo Parties

It's not every year the coveted holiday of Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday. Margaritas and tacos and beer, oh my!

Finn Fiesta in the Village

Featuring margarita tastings, a taco eating contest and even chihuahua races, Ballantyne Village will be transformed into a party haven ready to celebrate all night long.

Where: Ballantyne Village
14825 Ballantyne Village Way
Charlotte, NC 28277
Time: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
How Much: Free to enter but $10 to partake in the tastings!

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Cinco De Mayo at Morts

This celebration will go all day long, featuring drink specials and a limbo contest.

Where: Mortimers Cafe and Pub
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: Free to enter!

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Hot Taco Cinco de Mayo Party

If you’re near South End, several different spots are partnering up to throw a big bash at South End Station. Fun is sure to ensue.

Where: Hot Taco
200 E. Bland Street
Charlotte, NC 28203
Time: 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: Free to enter!

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Cinco De Mayo at Howl CLT

Howl will be featuring Blue Margarita Buckets, a live band and an exclusive menu!

Where: Howl at the Moon
210 E. Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Time: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: Free to enter until 9 p.m.

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Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl at the EpiCentre

With eight different locations on the roster, it’s sure to be a fun night for those who participate! Stops include Vida Cantina, Blackfinn, Bubble, Rooftop 210, Strike City, Suite, Whisky River and Lucky’s Bar and Arcade.

Where: The Epicentre (Check in at Rooftop 210)
Time: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: $15 GA/ $50 VIP Tequila Tasting

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Tres Dias of Cinco de Mayo

Three venues. Three celebrations. These parties start in the afternoon and go all weekend long. Look for the bar games; stay for the tequila specials.

Where: The Peculiar Rabbit, Jackalope Jacks and The Rabbit Hole
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
How Much: Free to enter!

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Be sure to hashtag #QueenCityWknd and let us know how the parties are. Happy celebrating!