Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo in Colorado Springs offers authentic Mexican food and a whole lot of fun!


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If you're looking for that perfect, mouthwatering Mexican dish for Cinco de Mayo, several Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak region establishments are awaiting you. Read about unique margarita concoctions, or find recipes to make your own from some of the region's favorite restaurants.

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Happy almost Cinco De Mayo! What better time to rediscover your love for margaritas and tacos? Local Motive will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo by visiting four awesome taco locations while they dance and sing their way to taco heaven. 

When: May 4, 2019
Where: Oskar Blues (starting location)
Cost: $25

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On Sunday, May 5, the highly-anticipated 4th Annual Food Truck Cook-Off will take place at The Broadmoor World Arena from 11:00a.m.- 4:00p.m. Due to its increasing popularity over the last three years, this year there will be double the trucks, double the space, double the taste!

When: May 5, 2019
Where: Broadmoor World Arena
Cost: $25

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Join T-Byrd's Tacos & Tequila for a whole day of Cinco de Mayo fun! Featuring LIVE broadcasting by KILO 94.3 and RXP 103.9, tons of drink specials, $5 queso and guac, swag giveaways and raffle drawings, this is one party you don't want to miss!

When: May 5, 2019
Where: T-Byrd's Tacos and Tequila
Cost: Free

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with all the Ginfuego your heart desires. Brooklyn's on Boulder will be open for a special Cinco de Mayo Celebration from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A special ginfuego menu awaits, plus 20% off all bottle sales. 

When: May 5, 2019
Where: Brooklyn's on Boulder
Cost: Free

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Don’t miss this amazing music festival! All the money raised will go to the US-based non-profit Hug It Forward to build more Bottle Schools in Guatemala. This event will feature activities for the kid and some of Colorado’s finest musicians/bands while raising money and awareness to build more schools!!

When: May 5, 2019
Where: Stargazers Theatre
Cost: $10

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You are invited to attend the best GALA and dance which celebrates cultural awareness and supports education! Our key note speaker is CEO & Founder of the Award - Winning Firm CEO Mastery Dr. Monikah Ogando. This night will feature drinking, eating, dancing and a silent auction. 

When: May 4, 2019
Where: Hotel Elegante
Cost: $30/couple, $20/single in advance. $40/couple, $30/single at the door.

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Head on over to Weidner Field on Saturday to watch the Switchbacks play the El Paso Locomotives! The night will feature a bucket hat giveaway, $4 margaritas and 30% off a Cinco de Mayo shirt. 

When: May 4, 2019
Where: Weidner Field
Cost: Depends on Seat

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Crystal Park Cantina

Crystal Park Cantina

Serving to our guests in a contemporary atmosphere — we feature local artists, and hand crafted Margaritas. The Cantina's friendly service…

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Hacienda Colorado

Hacienda Colorado

Come enjoy our cuisine that is unlike any other – and we invented a term for it – Mountain Mex® - traditional recipes updated with a distinct…

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Jose Muldoon’s Food & Drink Downtown

Jose Muldoon’s Food & Drink…

Jose Muldoon's Restaurant has been serving the greater Colorado Springs area for nearly 4 decades. A from-scratch kitchen boasts some…

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La Casa Fiesta - International

La Casa Fiesta - International

Shawn and Mary Morris opened “La Casa Fiesta New Mexican Restaurant,” in Monument in November 1996.

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Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill (Powers)

Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill (Powers)

Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill combines the freshest of ingredients for traditional Mexican dishes with a twist. We use only the highest…

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Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill (Rockrimmon)

Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill (Rockrimmon)

Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill combines the freshest ingredients for traditional Mexican dishes with a twist; and your food is always made…

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Sonterra Innovative Southwest Grill

Sonterra Innovative Southwest Grill

Sonterra Innovative Southwest Grill captures the spirit of the American Southwest in both atmosphere and culinary flair. All menu items are…

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T-Byrd’s Tacos & Tequila

T-Byrd’s Tacos & Tequila

Located in downtown Colorado Springs, T-Byrd's Tacos and Tequila, is a locally owned street-style taco bar. The southwestern background of…

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Cinco de Mayo Menu Recipes

In addition to Mexico's independence from France, the 5th of May is also the perfect excuse to whip up a south of the border cocktail or two. Try...

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