It’s nearly that time again! May 5th is coming in hot and (as always) there are a ton of incredible spots all over the city celebrating with unreal food, live entertainment, and amazing specials. Not sure where to go this time around? We’ve got you! Here are 8 great places where you can have a ball this Cinco De Mayo in Calgary.


While this particular celebration will be delayed until the 6th of May, the Rec Room has announced a two-day ‘fiesta,’ with live DJs, a special performance by Mariachi, Neri Villanueva, mambo lessons, and FREE admission. Dress to impress and check it out!

Where: 1180-901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Instagram: @therecroomca



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Often considered one of the best places to celebrate  Cinco De Mayo in Calgary, 17th avenue’s tropical will not disappoint this year. In addition to all-day food and drink specials like $3 tacos, the popular spot will also have live DJs and a mariachi band.

Where: 1424 17th Avenue SW
Instagram: @TropicalYYC


“The Chilitos event of the year,’ this Calgary spot is beloved for its incredible food, energetic staff, and for being an incredible place to wind down after a long day. This Thursday, check it out for specials, music, and more!

Where: 1309 17 Ave SW
Instagram: @ChilitosTaberna


Let us preface this by saying that if you’ve never been to Mikey’s you are not doing yourself any favors. From their tacos to their chimichanga, this year Calgarians can celebrate with delicious discounts on a ton of menu items including their tacos, burritos, beverages and more!

Where: 4121 4th Street. NW
Instagram: @MikeysTacoShop


Located in the SE of Calgary, Border Crossing Pub will be hosting a huge party this year with decorations, live music, specials and a ton of surprises. Check it out, and enjoy what they’re calling a “party like never before.”

Where: 1814 36 Street, Calgary
Facebook: Border Crossing Pub



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All day tacos? This year check out ConMi Taco – a cute little spot inside both, Calgary’s Meat and Bread and Eighty-Eight Brewing Co., for insane deals, fantastic drinks and more!

Where: Online here
Instagram: @Conmitaco


A four-day celebration, Calavera will be holding a delicious event with $10 taco trios, $5 beer, $6 margaritas and more!

Where: 4307 130 Ave SE #180
Instagram: @CalaveraYYC


With Calgary’s largest selection of Tequila –  Anejo is the place to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. This year, thirsty Calgarians will be able to hit the 4th street resto for a drink or two, guac, tacos and fun!

Where: #2, 2116 – 4th Street SW
Instagram: @Anejorestaurant

There you have it, friends. 8 great places where you can celebrate Cinco De Mayo this year in Calgary! It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!