Sip, Savor, and Celebrate: South Florida’s Hottest Cinco de Mayo Events and Activities
Get ready to party like there’s no mañana, because Cinco de Mayo is almost here! South Florida is the perfect place to celebrate this festive holiday, with its vibrant culture, beautiful weather, and endless entertainment options. Whether you’re in the mood for delicious food, refreshing drinks, or exciting activities, Miami has got you covered. So, dust off your sombrero, practice your salsa moves, and get ready to experience the best of Miami’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Here are the top activities you can’t miss:
1. The Wharf Miami: Sombreros on the River
If you’re looking for a festive atmosphere, head to the Wharf in Miami’s annual Cinco de Mayo event, Sombreros on the River. This waterfront venue is known for its lively atmosphere and delicious food and drinks. On Cinco de Mayo, the Wharf will have live mariachi bands, luchadores, free sombreros, drink specials, and more!
Date: Friday May 5th – Saturday May 6th
Time: May 5th, 4 p.m. – May 6th, 3 a.m.
Address: 114 SW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33130
2. Carousel Club: "Piñata Palooza"
If you’re looking for a more upscale experience, the Carousel Club’s Piñata Palooza is the place to be. Designed by the esteemed, Venice, CA based Studio Collective, Hallandale Beach’s newest entertainment venue features 14,000 square feet of tented and open-air spaces including a spacious deck, a covered Carousel Bar with ample seating, and a grassy garden for lounging and lawn games. Guests can enjoy the luxurious open-air bar that will feature lively mariachi bands, delicious tacos, and a special promotion where purchasing a shot of Casa Noble Tequila will entitle them to a free Corona or Modelo beer.
Date: Friday, May 5th – Saturday, May 6th
Time: May 5th, 12 p.m. – May 6th, 3 a.m.
Address: 901 South Federal Highway Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009
3. Cinco de Mayo Brickell Bar Crawl
When life gives you lemons, use them for tequila shots at the 8th Annual Brickell Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl! Make your way through Brickell and enjoy 6 free drinks and no cover at 6 participating bars, including Blackbird Ordinary, American Social, Batch Miami, Candela Bar, Rosario, and Redbar Brickell. Sweet Caroline Karaoke Bar is also a participating bonus venue, where you will receive 20% off your tab all night long. Guests will also receive free Cinco de Mayo swag while supplies last!
Date: Friday, May 5th – Saturday May 6th
Time: May 5th, 5 – 11 p.m. & May 6th 5 – 11 p.m.
Address: Check-in at Blackbird Ordinary from 5 – 8 p.m.: 729 Southwest 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33130
4. Cinco de Wynwood at The Wynwood Marketplace
If you want to experience the vibrant art and culture of Miami, head to Cinco de Wynwood at The Wynwood Marketplace. This outdoor festival features live music, art displays, and food vendors serving up Mexican-inspired dishes. You can also take part in interactive art installations and snap some Instagram-worthy photos. Be sure to RSVP for free Tacos from 4 to 6 p.m.!
Date: Friday, May 5
Time: 4 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Address: The Wynwood Marketplace 2250 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33127
5. Magic City Fronton - Cinco de Mayo Celebration
For a unique Cinco de Mayo experience, head to the Friday Jai Alai Miami game of the Devils VS the Warriors for their festive Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Jai Alai is a traditional Basque sport that involves throwing a ball against a wall at high speeds, and the Miami Jai Alai Fronton is one of the few venues in the country where you can watch this exciting sport! In addition to the exciting weekly game, the Jai Alai Cinco de Mayo Celebration will also feature a decked out margarita bar, a live mariachi band, a themed 360 video station, and more! Bring the whole family for a unique and exciting Cinco de Mayo experience.
Date: Friday, May 5th
Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. first serve at 7 p.m.
Address: Magic City Fronton 450 NW 37 Ave in Miami, FL 33125
No matter where you go in South Florida, there’s sure to be a festive celebration for Cinco de Mayo. So grab some friends, put on your sombrero, and get ready to party!