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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 in Philadelphia

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 in Philadelphia

We all know Philadelphians love their Margarita Mondays and their Taco Tuesdays, so it comes as no surprise we also love to an excuse to party on Cinco de Mayo, especially since it’s occurring on a Saturday this year, the same day at the Kentucky Derby.  Here’s where you can get your tequila and taco fix on May 5th in La Ciudad del Amor Fraternal, or the City of Brotherly Love! 
 
Saturday, May 5, All Day
Specials for the Mexican holiday include $2 Tecates, $5 margaritas, $3 chips and salsa and $5 nachos. (1901 Callowhill St.)

Saturday, May 5, All Day
$8 pomegrante margs and blackberry paloma’s are waiting for you at this South Street bar. Food specials include refried bean tostadas, ranchero chicken tacos and queso fundido. (1508 South St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, All Day
Delicious drinks await at this Northern Liberties Mexican restaurant. Drink specials include $3 Tecate, $4 Dos Equis, $5 sangria, $6 classic margs and $7.50 watermelon margs. (931 N 2nd St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, All Day
Come with friends to this East Passyunk bar that’ll be serving drinks made for sharing. Offerings include the 192 ounce Mexican mule (Hornitos, Owen’s Ginger, lime) for $65 and the 34 ounce Mega Bebida de Pomelo (Hornitos, Owen’s Grapefruit, lime). (1651 East Passyunk Ave.)
 
Saturday, May 5, 10 AM-10 PM
This University City spot is throwing a Mexican fiesta all day long starting at 10 AM. Stop by for $2 Tecates, $4 select drafts, $5 Felix margaritas, $8 Patron margaritas, $40 margarita towers, 2 for $5 tacos (chicken and pulled pork), $3 sweet plantains and $13 Cinco party nachos (serves four people). DJs will begin playing at 3 PM. (3945 Chestnut St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, 12 PM-11 PM
Visit El Rey for their 4th Annual Cinco de Mayo block party featuring face painting, crafts, and live music. Mexican fare such as tacos, guacamole, and nachos will be on hand to pair with Modelo, Corona, Tecate, and classic and mango margarita varieties. Don’t miss the mariachi band, which will perform live for half the day until a DJ takes over for the evening at 6 PM. (2000 Ranstead St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, 11 AM-2 AM
Enjoy specials like $5 Corona, Corona Light, Pacifico and Modelo all day at this Girard Avenue bar. Other offerings include $9 blood orange margaritas, $5 tequila sunrise Jell-O shots, $10 frozen pina coladas and $6 Bacardi Oakheart and Coke.  (100 E Girard Ave.)
 
Friday, May 4 through Saturday, May 5
Join this Old City spot for an entire weekend of Cinco fun! The fiesta begins on May 4 with a special happy hour from 4 PM-7 PM featuring $5 house margaritas and sangria, $5 Tecate and tequila, and half priced drafts. On Saturday the fun continues with a special menu featuring empanadas, wings, tacos, nachos and quesadillas. Live music starts at 10 PM. (207 Chestnut St.)

Saturday, May 5, 3 PM-11 PM
Partake in a taco eating contest at North Bowl’s first outdoor party of the year. The party will have adult pinatas, prizes, drink specials from Hornitos Tequila and DJs. Free to enter, to join the taco eating contest register here. (909 N. 2nd St)
 
Saturday, May 5, 2 PM-2 AM
Head to this Midtown tiki bar to fulfil all your Cinco de Mayo needs. Specials include $7 frozen margs, $7 Altos shots, $4 Tecate and $5 Corona. DJ comes on at 2 PM. (102 S. 13th St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, All Day
Celebrate Cinco in Old City with $4 Corona and Corona Light, $3 beef tacos, $3 chips and salsa, and two for $8 empanadas. (16 S 2nd St.)
 
Saturday, May 5, All Day
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with $5-$8 bar bites, $6 margaritas, $3 Tecates, and $3 draft beers at this Headhouse spot. They’ll also be doing giveaways and will be raffling off a Patron gift basket. (408 S 2nd St.)
 
Photo via Flickr user SGPhotography77
  

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