Cinco de Mayo — Philly Style

Check out 3 exciting options for your Cinco de Mayo celebration

Annie Potasznik,

Looking to get your Cinco de Mayo on this Thursday night but not sure what to do?

Check out one of these great events for a fun night.

Mad River Old City will be hosting their 2nd-Annual Sandy Cinco de Mayo complete with sand-filled patios. They will be handing out complementary margaritas to anyone wearing flip-flops.

Drink specials will be offered until midnight and live music from Dapp, Lisa White, Tommy C and Zorro Gato will keep the party going all night long.

Stop by to sip on $8 Coronita buckets, $6 Limona Coronas, $3 Coronas, El Jimador Margaritas and shots. If you get hungry, delicious tacos will be available for only a buck.

If you’re looking for a little variety, has organized a huge Cinco de Mayo celebration including 19 different bars around the city.

The fun starts at 3 p.m. with margarita and Corona specials for anyone looking to get an early start and will last until midnight.

You can register for the bar crawl at McFadden’s, Red Zone, Cavanaugh’s Restaurant or Tavern on Broad.

For a complete list of participating bars, visit

Back by popular demand, will be holding their 4th-Annual March of the Sombreros on South Street in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo.

The celebration will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include nine different South Street bars.

The bar crawl will feature $3 Corona, Corona Light and Cazadores margaritas along with $5 Limon-a-Coronas.

Check out a complete list of participating bars at

Event registration will take place at JC Dobbs at 304 South Street starting at 6. Registered guests will receive a free sombrero, custom mustache and a chance at dozens of free prizes throughout the night.

And if none of these events float your boat many local bars will also be getting in the Cinco de Mayo spirit.

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