Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PASpice Up Your Cinco de Mayo in Philly—Cinco de Mayo falls on a Sunday this year, which means extended fiesta hours, vibrant specials, and unforgettable celebrations! From Philly's legendary street parties to the breezy vibes of the Jersey Shore, here's your guide to finding the ultimate Cinco spot.

¡Fiesta Time! Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo in Philly, the Suburbs, and the Shore

1. Sueno

Get swept away by the ultimate block party in Midtown Village! Arrive early to snag a prime spot and soak up the infectious energy. Chow down on vibrant Street eats – think sizzling elote and savory walking tacos – and cool off with an array of festive margaritas. Imagine fruity guava, tangy, prickly pear, and even more surprises! As the DJ starts spinning those infectious Latin rhythms, prepare for the dance floor to ignite.

2. Anejo Philly

Northern Liberties becomes a hotbed of fiesta fun with this all-day celebration! Doors swing open early, so claim your table and kick things off with their rotating cast of specialty frozen drinks. Keep the energy flowing with their limited-edition food menu, bursting with unique flavors. As the sun dips lower and the DJ takes over at 5 pm, get ready to turn up the heat with those spicy moves on the dance floor.

3. Evil Genius Beer Company

Ready to switch things up? Ditch the classic margarita and explore their Mexican Street Corn lager, a true must-try infused with red chili and a zing of lime. Seeking something a little more tart and refreshing? Opt for their Key Lime Margarita Sour Ale, offering a delicious tang that perfectly complements the fiesta spirit.

4. El Vez

Kick off Cinco weekend with a bang! This Philly favorite takes over 13th Street with a massive block party on Saturday, May 4th. Get your groove on to live DJ beats, grab a frosty margarita from the Hornitos truck, and let the delicious fiesta bites fuel your fun.


The party keeps rockin' on Sunday in Fishtown! Join LMNO as DJ Dre spins from 12 pm to 3 pm, and spice things up with their "Smoke on the Water-melon" mezcal margarita and mouthwatering Tacos al Pastor.

6. El Rey

Cool off with a vibrant frozen twist! Starr Restaurant's El Rey serves the ultimate icy indulgence - the Frozen Baja Blast Margarita. This tangy lime and tequila concoction gets a unique, refreshing boost from the zest of Baja Blast.

7. Founding Fathers Philadelphia

This is the wallet-friendly fiesta champion! Score $5 house margaritas – customize them with your favorite flavors for just a dollar extra. Fuel up with their fantastic taco specials to power you through the celebration.

8. Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse

Seeking a cozy yet vibrant escape? Slip into this neighborhood gem and savor their house-made chicken empanadas, each bite packed with incredible flavor. Pair them with their $7 margarita specials for the perfect fiesta combo that's big on taste but easy on the wallet.

9. A Novel Idea on East Passyunk

Add a touch of mystique to your celebration! Get a particular flash tarot reading from 'Marg the Tarot Reader' and wash the wisdom with a complimentary margarita. Who knows what secrets your fiesta future holds?

10. Buena Onda (Fairmount & Radnor)

Legendary Chef Jose Garces sets the bar high with both of these locations! Explore vibrant dishes bursting with flavor, like their irresistible shrimp & chorizo tacos. Wash them down with Baja-style margaritas, or snag incredible deals on their Baja Lager for that perfect sip.

11. Cantina Dos Segundos

This Northern Liberties favorite spares no expense when throwing a fiesta! $8 margaritas in a dazzling array of flavors help unleash the fun, while the sounds of a live Mariachi band from 7 pm to 10 pm take the party to new heights.

12. Flannel

Head south to East Passyunk for a fiesta overflowing with bold flavor! Their special 'South of the Border' menu features unique dishes at half-price all day long – perfect for adventurous eaters. Round out the experience with a tempting selection of specialty margaritas for a delicious culinary journey.

13. Harry's Ocean Bar & Grille (Cape May)

Trade city streets for sandy beaches! This oceanside spot delivers the quintessential Cinco escape. Soak in the stunning views while live music sets the soundtrack for your weekend. Don't miss their irresistible food and drink specials, offering the perfect way to fuel your beachside celebration and kick off those summer vibes!

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