With the anticipation for this year's Orlando Cinco de Mayo parties, many of us can already hear the mariachi bands ringing in our ears. Have you picked out your sombrero and fake mustache? If not dressed the part, you'll stick out like a sore thumb and not to mention, be a totally BUZZ KILL. From North Orlando to Downtown Orlando, and all the way to International Drive, the whole city is preparing for this year's Cinco de mayo 2018 parties all across Orlando.
Wall Street Plaza never fails when it comes to themed parties. This year's Cinco de Mayo party at Wall Street Plaza is giving you double the chances to embrace your inner Señor or Señorita! Sort of Cinco Block Party will kick off a day early on Friday, May 4th and continue on Saturday, May 5th with their Cinco De Mayo 2018 Block Party You'll have the chance to take yourself on a wild ride with a bull riding machine while enjoying live music, mariachi bands, and pinatas. Enjoy: $3 tequila-lime Jell-O shots, $4 Coronas, $4 Modelos, $4 Margaritaville Gold Margaritas or shots, and $5 Maragaritaville Flavored Margaritas or shots. Block party begins at 2PM, +21 only. *NOTE this is a separate event from the Cinco de Mayo Orlando Bar Crawl.
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Downtown Orlando On Church Street! When you have a FIESTA this big, you gotta shut the block down amigos! The 3 tiered venue and Irish Shannon's will be throwing one epic fiesta on May 5th starting with FREE margarita's for the first hour when you RSVP. One lucky muchacho will be going home with a pallet of Corona!!
Some of our local Downtown Orlando bars and nightclubs have teamed up to have party-goers participate in the ultimate Downtown Orlando Cinco de Mayo bar crawl. There are 12 participating venues that all have great, but specific drink specials in Orlando. Check-in between 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at your first bar stop, SHOTS Orlando. With your ticket purchase, you receive 6 FREE drink tickets, NO cover charges, drink/food SPECIALS (at select bars), and FREE Cinco Swag (while supplies last).
Shots bar in Orlando wants you to fiesta like there is no manana on May 5th. Drink specials on Cinco De Mayo Orlando $4 Don Julio, Jose Cuervo, $8 Margaritas, $4 Corona, $8 Corona with Don Julio Shot
Liam's is known for its authentic Irish restaurant/pub, but for Cinco de Mayo in Orlando they're transforming themselves into their Mexican alter-ego "Los Liam's." Liam's is partnering up with Dexters, F&D Cantina, Corona Cigar Co., and Graffiti Junktion | Lake Mary to bring the biggest Cinco De Mayo block party in Lake Mary and North Orlando. With 3 DJs, live bands, salsa, dancers, and MORE this event will have you screaming OLE!
One of International Drive's newest party destination, Mango's, is known for it's Latin, eye-catching performers. There's no better place to spend your Orlando Cinco De Mayo because starting at 3PM they are having a LIVE broadcast with iHeart Radio (station 100.3) and you'll have the chance to dance along to mariachi bands and sip on $5 patron, $5 Margaritas, and dine on $5 tacos.
Winter Park's Cocina 214 is celebrating it's 7-year anniversary party on Cinco de Mayo. Starting at 12:00 pm., they're giving away tons of free drinks samples and giveaways ALL day. The party doesn't end on Cinco de Mayo, the following day May 6th, at 10:00 is there Running of the Chihuahuas charity event to benefit the Winter Park Lost Pets and Poodles, as well as, Pooch Rescue of Florida.
Rocco's Tacos is a fun and relax Mexican restaurant located in Dr. Phillips. They are always SLAMMED so for Cinco De Mayo, they are pouring out into the street and having their own block party. The party starts early at 11:30 a.m. and lasts all night to 2 a.m! Indulge in the endless amounts of tequila and their famous tableside guacamole.
One of Downtown Orlando's newly renovated rooftop nightclubs, Celine, has had great success after previous holiday events like St. Patrick's Day and New Year Eve so it's assumed that Cinco de Mayo will be no different. Opening at 3 p.m and NO cover charge, let's hope the weather holds up because there's nothing better than sipping tequila on a rooftop! Of course, you can expect, live mariachi, drink specials, and GAMES!
GiRL The Party is the state's largest weekly lesbian nightclub party located every Saturday at Southern Nights Orlando. Cleverly named, the PiNK Taco for Cinco de Mayo, brace yourself for packed rooms and don't forget to watch the burlesque group, Les Vixens. ALL night drink specials include $4 Coronas, $5 El Jimador Tequila, and $5 Fireball. Until 1 a.m: $3 Bud Lights, $5 360 Vodka & Flavors.
The "world famous," Parliament House is participating in Cinco de Mayo with $5 Patron shots and $5 Margaritas. Drag shows start at 10 p.m. and 1 p.m. while DJ Brianna spins until 3 a.m. If you get to loco you can always rent a hotel room, so NO drinking and driving!
Cinco de Mayo in Orlando is going to be a fiesta for the record books! With all the parties happening around town, we suggest using the trusty drivers from Uber or Lyft. Be safe, OLÉ!.
For even more festive fun check out our Cinco De Mayo Orlando 2018 guide for a full list of fiesta's, margaritas and more.