11 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Fort Worth
Cinco de Mayo began to celebrate the Mexican Army’s victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862, but has since become an annual commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage. Across the country, May 5th is marked by parades, parties, music and traditional Mexican food. Whether you’re attending a large event or just a simple evening at home, here’s your guide to celebrating the Cinco de Mayo in Fort Worth.
Berry Street Ice House
Berry St. Ice House has all-day drinks and a quesadilla special on Wednesdays. However, stay until 6:00 p.m. to see The Ranch (95.9 FM), a live radio show featuring music by local artist Michelle Lee.
When: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 2000 W. Berry St.
BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar
In addition to the regular Wednesday specials, BoomerJack’s is offering $ 3 Dos XX and house margaritas for just $ 4 on May 5. Be there when the Big Daddy Trio comes on stage at 7 p.m.
When: 10:30 am – midnight
Where: 2600 W. Seventh St.
Look no further than Carlisle Title for a family-friendly way to experience Cinco de Mayo. Carlisle Title brings two live alpacas from Alpacas of Aledo for some fun photo ops, in addition to a Mexican candy bar, piñata, margaritas, and more.
When: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: 2800 S. Hulen St.
El Chignon turns Cinco de Mayo into a multi-day affair on Tuesday with an Ultimate Taco Challenge before there is live music, margaritas, and great Mexican food on Wednesday. All of this will be followed by even more specialty drinks on Thursday. El Chignon makes the May 5th offer a bit better with free drinks for those who report and arrive before 1pm, as well as free entry for those who report and arrive after 1pm
When: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 2800 Bledsoe St.
Enjoy all-day happy hour at Chuy’s on May 5th. Specialty drinks are available for tacates, local beers, homemade Texas martinis, and margaritas. To top it off, try the $ 1 tequila floaters. Before you leave, don’t miss Chuy’s limited-time frozen blackberry rita made with blackberry puree and Camarena Silver Tequila.
When: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: 2401 W. Seventh St.
Fuzzy’s has drinks specials for Cinco de Mayo. Order a 12 ounce. House FuzzyRita, Modela Especial Draft, and a Corona Premier – all for just $ 3.
When: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: 2917 W. Berry St.
Guitars and Cadillacs
On Wednesday, Guitars and Cadillacs welcomes you to an evening with specialty drinks, dancing and live music by DJ Coltrain until 11 p.m.
When: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 4750 Bryant Irvin Rd.
Price: $ 10 for children 18-20 years old; $ 5 for those 21 years of age or older
Landmark Bar & Kitchen
As part of its 6th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Landmark is offering $ 2 worth of tacos and the chance to win a trip to Mexico. Evening specials include $ 4 Dos XX and margaritas, but you can also make it a jumbo margarita for $ 6.
When: 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 3008 Bledsoe St.
Pinstripes invite you to play bocce in this Cinco de Mayo while enjoying specialty drinks throughout the day. Don’t miss out on Margarita Italianos, worth $ 5, made with Don Julio Silver Tequila, house mix limoncello, sour mix, a dash of pomegranate, and a lime garnish.
When: Noon – 9 p.m.
Where: 5001 Trailhead Bend Way
MUTTS Canine Cantina
The dog park in Clearfork offers its signature barkarita – made from 100% blue agave tequila, premium orange liqueur, and fresh lemon and lime juices – for USD 4 all day.
When: All day
Where: 5317 Clearfork Main St.
The Tejano band Latin Express will perform for Cinco de Mayo near the Southside music venue Tulips. The happy hour takes place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. shortly before the show.
When: 8:30 p.m.
Where: 112 St. Louis Ave.