Cinco de Mayo in Charlotte
Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. It also gives us a great reason to round up those delicious tortilla chips with salsa & queso and enjoy a large glass of margarita! Cinco de Mayo is Thursday, and Charlotte, NC has several events that you can enjoy during this mid-week fiesta. Here are my top 5!
Cantina 1511 COUNTDOWN to CINCO de MAYO!
7708 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277
4271 B Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
Cantina 1511 is having a countdown to Cinco de Mayo at their two locations. The celebration started April 4th, but doesn't end till, May 5th. Make sure you check out one of Charlotte's popular upscale Mexican spots. You don't want to miss it!
The 5th Annual Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua Races organized by Vida Cantina
Saturday: April 30th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Pavilion at EpiCentre - 210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Registration is FREE
To all those dog lovers, head into uptown for Vida's Cantina celebration kicking off April 30th. The Annual Chihuahua Race will begin at 2:00 PM benefiting The Charlotte Humane Society. Registration starts at 2:00 PM and races begin at 3:00 PM. Who says dogs can't enjoy Cinco de Mayo! The party continues on Thursday with drink specials and some of the finest Mexican cuisine in town.
The 5th Annual Sombrero Bar Crawl
Saturday: April 30th from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
EpiCentre - 210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Tickets are $16.82
For those of you who are lucky to live at Camden South End, jump on the light rail and join thousands of crawlers at the EpiCentre, for the Sombrero Bar Crawl. The first 500 crawlers get a FREE Corona Sombrero!
Cinco De Drinko Paint Party
Thursday, May 5th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sarah D's Home Studio - 120 North Main Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120
Tickets are $32.64
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Sarah D's with margaritas, tacos and a paint party. You'll leave with your own painted margarita door hanger of your choice - Mason jars or cocktail glasses.
Thursday: May 5th from 4:00 PM until
South End Station: 200 East Bland Street, Charlotte, NC 28203
Hot Taco is throwing one of the most exciting and traditional Cinco de Mayo parties on Thursday, May 5th at South End Station. The fiesta will have delicious Mexican foods, live music, DJ's and awesome drink specials. There is something for everyone at this block party!
If you are in Charlotte this weekend, make sure you stop by these Cinco de Mayo events!