Your Dallas guide to partying this Cinco de Mayo.
Where: Mi Dia From Scratch, Plano
When: Thursday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
What: In addition to discounts on their Margarita of the Month, Mi Dia is offering $5 frozen and rocks margaritas.
Where: Fearing’s Restaurant
When: Thursday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 pm
What: Chef José Meza Arróyave, from Restaurante Carolina at Mexico’s St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, will be joining the Fearing’s kitchen for a three-course dinner in honor of Cinco de Mayo. The meal will cost $150 (not including tax and gratuity) and, for an additional $45, can be paired with Patrón Spirits tequilas.
Where: Sprinkles Cupcakes
When: May 1 through May 22
What: Prove your dedication to Cinco de Drinko by ensuring everything you consume is filled with tequila. Sprinkles Cupcakes has teamed up with Casamigos to create a key lime cupcake infused with Casamigos’ Blanco Tequila and topped with key lime frosting.
Where: Mexican Sugar
When: Thursday, May 5 beginning at 11 am
What: Get the fiesta going with $5 classic and $5 frozen margaritas all day long. Pair your tequila with live music on the patio beginning at 5 p.m.
Where: Capitol Pub
When: Thursday, May 5
What: Everything you need for a proper Cinco de Mayo celebration is at Capitol Pub. Share a bucket of Modelo Especial or amp up the evening with a round of Herradura tequila shots. Also advised: chicken nachos and shrimp quesadillas.
Where: Stampede 66
When: Wednesday, May 4 until 8 p.m.
What: Start the fiesta early at Stampede 66 with a live Mariachi band and limited edition Cuatro de Mayo nachos. Handcrafted cocktails made with all three tiers of Hornito’s tequila will be served.
Where: Holy Grail Pub
When: Saturday, April 30 at noon and Sunday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
What: At their Cinco de Taco event, Holy Grail Pub is offering five street-style gourmet tacos: blackened cod, citrus glazed shrimp, honey bourbon chicken, carne asada, and mango habanero pork. Pair your taco with a cool beverage at noon on Saturday, when they will be tapping Ballast Pt. Habanero Sculpin and Oskar Blues Beerito kegs.
Where: Historic Jefferson Blvd.
When: May 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
What: The annual Dallas Cinco de Mayo celebration, produced by the Oak Cliff Coalition for the Arts, celebrates its 29th year with a parade and festival. Tailgating begins at 10 am and the festival will feature musicians, DJs, contests with prizes, and various food vendors.
Lena Ohanian is a D Magazine intern.