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The 8 best Cinco de Mayo parties in Calgary

Photo via Jeremy Harris

Cinco de Mayo (or more commonly known as Cinco de Drinko) is the perfect time to let loose. Calgary may not always have Mexico-style weather, but we’ve certainly got that fiesta spirit… so stay tuned for 8 parties that’ll have you feeling muyyyyyy bien!

Cinco de Mayo Traveller’s Brunch

Tacos Mexico is the best authentic homestyle Mexican Street Food in Calgary… so you know we’re hitting them up for Cinco. You’ll get your choice of select Mexi meals and a surprise Products with Purpose giveaway! Don’t miss it.

When: Saturday, May 4 @ 10am – 12pm
Where: Tacos Mexico– 3725 Memorial Drive SE

Ring in Cinco de Mayo Patio Party

Drinking, nachos, and a chance to win a Travel Voucher? Yeah, sounds pretty good to us too. Enjoy a patio party with a live DJ, drink specials, Patron tequila samples, and Mexi food classics!

When: Saturday, May 4 @ 2pm – 11:30pm
Where: The Metropolitan– 318 8 Ave SW

Cinco de Mayo All Day Long on 17th Ave

Tropical knows how to throw a fiesta no matter what time of year, so you know their Cinco de Mayo party is going to be popping off.

When: Sunday, May 5 @ 3pm – 2am
Where: Tropical– 1424 17 Ave SW

ReGRETA Cinco de Mayo Sunday

Not ready to let the party end? Neither is GRETA. Expect all the craziness of classic ReGRETA but with some latin flair. All drinks are $5, and all margs are $4! Yes, we’re serious. Plus, you’ll be able to get some gaming in while you chow down on GRETA’s unbelievable tacos!

When: Sunday, May 5 @ 3pm – 2am
Where: GRETA– 213 10 Ave SW

Cinco at The REC Room

Start off your weekend with a few more tequila shots than normal at this adult fun-and-games spot in Calgary’s northeast.

When: Friday, May 3 @ 9pm
Where: The Rec Room– 901 64 Ave NE

Cinco at Avenida

Avenida Food Hall and Fresh Market is kicking off Sunday with live mariachi! There will also be special Latin dishes, performances by Dynamic Latin Soul, and DJ Henry!

When: Sunday, May 5 @ 11am – 8pm
Where: Avenida Food Market– 12445 Lake Fraser Dr SE #428

Cinco at Julio’s

Ahh, yes. What would Cinco de Mayo in Calgary be without a stop at this Calgary Kensington staple? Slam a bulldog or two for old time’s sake.

When: Friday, May 3 @ 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Julio’s Barrio– 1110 Memorial Drive NW

Cinco at Native Tongues

Pop by Native Tongues on Sunday for Sonora Dogs and Chimichangas! Don’t miss their tequila, marg or Michelada deals either.

When: Sunday, May 5 @ 11:30am – 11pm
Where: Native Tongues– 235 12th Ave SW

That’s the end, Calgary! We hope you found your Cinco plans here– and if so, keep your eyes out for us on the D floor! We’ll be the ones rocking the sombrero and maracas.

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