How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia’s Western Suburbs
Whether looking to indulge in tacos and margaritas or experience the rich cultural heritage of the holiday, there’s no shortage of local events.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Lulu’s Casita
May 3, Ardmore
The kid-friendly Lulu’s Casita is giving its usual fun play space a twist in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Look for chips and guacamole, piñatas, plus plenty of crafts. Bonus: There will be complimentary margaritas for parents. Tickets are $20 per child.
Cinco de Meow
May 4, Media
The Providence Animal Center is putting its own unique spin on the Cinco de Mayo festivities. Enjoy a vinyasa class with special guest appearances by the adoptable kittens living at the center. Stick around after for some 2SP brews and snacks.
Derby de Mayo at Baggataway Tavern
May 4, Conshohocken
Baggataway’s Kentucky Derby Cinco de Mayo mash-up returns once more to Conshohocken. Watch the race with a mint julep in hand or celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas and tacos—or give both a try.
West Chester Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl
May 4, West Chester
Many bars in downtown West Chester are opening their doors for a Cinco de Mayo-themed bar crawl. Saloon 151, Barnaby’s, Ram’s Head and Ryan’s Pub are offering drink and food specials, plus DJs at select locations. Tickets are $20.
Cinco de Mayo Bash
May 4-5, Oaks
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks is hosting a food truck festival to kick off the weekend celebrations. Enjoy a range of roving culinary purveyors, live music, beer gardens and outdoor games.
Festival 5 de Mayo
May 5, Kennett Square
The borough’s annual Cinco de Mayo event celebrates Mexican culture with food, music, dancing and arts and crafts for the kids.
Fiesta at Dos Gringos
May 5, Media
This annual fiesta features all your Cinco de Mayo favorites, including plenty of tequila.
Cinco de Mayo Specials at Mad Mex
May 5, Wynnewood
Kick off a day of celebrating with Mad Mex’s brunch special. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. enjoy Dos Equis drafts, margaritas and tequila sunrises for $5. Or pop in later in the day for a set lunch menu and half-off margaritas.