Cinco de Mayo in South Florida: Where to Celebrate
|Batten down the hatches for a day of tequila and dancing.|
With that in mind, moderation is key for a happy holiday weekend. Find a designated driver or cab, and party in style with a Cinco de Mayo celebration in South Florida. Details after the jump.
Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar -- Rocco Mangel will travel to all four Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar locations (Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach Gardens) for bar-dancing, tequila swilling, and mustache-contest-judging insanity all day long on Saturday. Track his progress via Twitter (his handle is @RoccosTacos) to ensure you hit the party at just the right time.
Pinche Taqueria -- This new Wilton Manors bar/restaurant will host a party from noon to 3 a.m. on Saturday with drink and food specials like $2 tequila shots, $6.50 "skinny" Herradura margaritas, $3 Corona Light drafts, and lots of other boozy savings.
Cinco de Mayo in Delray Beach -- This family-friendly affair from 2 to 10 p.m. on Saturday is $10 for adults and free for kids ages nine years and younger. Food and drink are part of the festivities, as are the sixth annual Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua Races from 5 to 6 p.m. and a chili-pepper-eating-contest from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The festival is at Old School Square in Delray Beach.
Uncle Julio's Fine Mexican Cuisine -- A Mizner Plaza block party means Latin dancing, a DJ, three outdoor bars, and lots of raucous, well-heeled party-goers. Drink specials and dancing from 4 p.m. to close Saturday. Call 561-300-3530.
Rosalita's Tex-Mex Grill -- All-day drink specials and a chance to ride a mechanical bull; what could possibly go wrong? Find out at this all-day fiesta from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. There's kid-friendly fare, like face-painting and a magician, plus a full bar for the grown-ups.
Salsa Fiesta -- This Mexican restaurant in Pembroke Pines has stretched the party to two days, with drink and food specials on Friday and Saturday. Music provided by a DJ, with select beers offered for $2.50 and margaritas and sangria going for $3 each.
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