Cinco De Mayo Houston Style
Cinco de Mayo is always a fun time in Houston and celebrated throughout the city. Here are just some of the things you can do or places to eat before you get in full-fledged celebration.
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Guests enjoy live music by Tlen-Huicani and Villalobos Brothers. Free (admission).
Time: 7:30 p.m.
address: 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston.
Cinco de Mayo at Historic Market Square
Kick off the Cinco de Mayo festivities with live performances by Gio Chamba, Chido Machine and more at Market Square Park. Free (admission).
Time: 6pm to 10pm.
address: 301 Milam St., Houston
Eight Row Flint
Friday’s menu serves up $5 margaritas and palomas as well as $3 Tecate and Modelo. Free (admission).
Time: Noon-11:55 p.m.
address: 1039 Yale St., Houston
Saint Arnold Brewing Company celebrates with beer, margarita and food specials.
Time: 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Free (admission).
address: 1010 Prairie St., Houston
Bovine & Barley
Food and drink specials—$6 margaritas, $5 tequila shots and $5 brisket tacos—run all day. A live Mariachi band performs and a free photo booth is on site. Free (admission).
Time: 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
address:416 Main St., Houston
El Big Bad
DJs and liquid nitrogen margaritas are included in the restaurant’s seventh annual celebration. Daily events vary from tequila sampling on Friday to a Saturday flea market and Sunday brunch. Free (admission), $10 (tickets after 4 p.m. Friday).
address: 419 Travis St., Houston
Cinco De Gringo at The Phoenix
Party it up gringo-style with a crawfish boil, special Cinco Vodka from San Antonio, and karaoke at The Phoenix on Westheimer. Noon to midnight.
Time: Noon to midnight
address: 1915 Westheimer Rd, Houston
Live Art Show at AG Antiques on West 19th
Spend Cinco de Mayo appreciating Mexican art and even a live demonstration by artist Efren Gonzalez, who will be making his work at AG Antiques in the Heights. Free (admission)
Time: Noon to 3pm
address: 313 W 19th St, Houston