Cinco de Mayo Food, Fun, Festivities and More
Cinco de Mayo (may 5th) is this Saturday and it's time to celebrate! Several Wichita businesses are ready to party with events, drink and food specials, concerts, and more!
A few venues are celebrating early and late so double check the date of the party you're wanting to attend!
Of course, aside from party, you're pretty much obligated to eat Mexican food on Cinco de Mayo. Check out our Mexican Restaurant category for some great places to eat!
Muse Meridian - Friday, May 4th
Muse Meridian is hosting a Grand Opening Fiesta/Open House Tour. This Friday after work event is for all ages; beverages by Xclusive Events and food by Smokin Diner will be available. Entertainment includes games to play and live dance performances as well as tours of the facility. Muse Meridian is a community for local shops, businesses, wellness, mindfulness, fitness, and arts. They host art expositions as well as outdoor and indoor markets and fairs. They are co-working, co-creating, co-playing, co-training together under one roof.
Location: 301 S Meridian
Time: Friday, May 4th, 4pm - 7pm
Cost: Free to attend
Playa Azul - Friday May 4th
Enjoy a live music by Reyna Avelar as well as resident DJ CEZ spinning Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia, Latin Trap and more. They will have drink specials running all night. Free to enter, must be 21+.
Location: 111 N Washington St
Time: 10 PM - 1:30 AM
Felipe's of NE Wichita - May 4th-6th
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the family at Felipe’s 21st and Woodlawn. They are serving $5 margaritas, the new Corona Premier, and their two private selection tequilas!
Location: 2241 N Woodlawn Blvd
2018 Arkansas River Trash Roundup
Join 900 of your closest friends to help clean up the Arkansas River f9 am 9am to noon on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Check-in starts at 8:30. When you pick up river trash you protect water quality, animals that call the river "home," Wichita's image, and all the communities downstream - from Derby to the Gulf of Mexico.
Registration is at 8:30 am at 151 N. Waco. There you can pick up trash bags and gloves. Wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Sunscreen, a hat and bug spray are a good idea too. After you fill a few bags, enjoy a post-cleanup cookout with the City of Wichita, Cargill, and Ducks Unlimited back at check-in.
Location: 151 N Waco St
Time: 8:30 Am - 12 PM
Plaza Juarez - May 5th
Plaza Juarez will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo in a family-friendly fashion with live entertainment, fashion show, folklore dance, food, bouncing houses & vendors and more!
Location:1056 N Waco
Time: 12 PM - 8 PM
Hopping Gnome & Piatto Pizzeria - May 5th
Hopping Gnome Brewing Company and Piatto Neapolitan Pizzeria are teaming up to bring you a unique Cinco de Mayo celebration. Start off the evening at hopping gnome with a special tapping of their Chile Lime Firkin at 5 pm! Piatto will be making up a special taco pizza, they open at 5 pm and even deliver next door to the hopping gnome!
Location: 1706 & 1710 E Douglas Ave
Time: 5 pm-10 pm
Third Place Brewing with Chef Roberto - May 5th
Check out Third Place Brewing! They'll be partnering with Chef Roberto Simmons as he's serving up his gourmet street tacos!
Location: 630 E Douglas Ave, Suite 150
Time: 6 PM - 9 PM
Sweet P's + Wichita Furniture & Mattress - May 5th
Wichita Furniture is teaming up with Sweet P's Love Machine Food truck to bring you Cinco de Mayo festivities. May 5th Sweet P's Love machine food truck will be in the Wichita Furniture & Mattress parking lot serving up delicious food from noon-6pm. Inside Wichita Furniture will be serving great deals on furniture such as select room groups with their 5 for $595 deal.
River City Brewing - May 5th
River City Brewing (RCB) is tapping their Tequila Barrel Aged Lime Gose brewed with sea salt and lactose. Described as tart and refreshing with brightness from copious amounts of fresh lime zest and a nice salty finish. they'll have Mexican food specials including a flight of salsas. At 8:00 pm Swing Latino takes the stage in Loft 150.
Location: 150 N Mosley St
Time: 4 PM
Emmerson Biggins - May 5th
Emmerson Biggins is hosting their Cinco de Mayo party on May 5th. They have drink specials running all day such as $5.99 Dos Tacos+Dos XX, $3 Biggins-Ritas, $3 16oz Corona, Modelo, and Dos XX, or their Mexican Platter for $19.99. Live DJ, DJ Metiche' performing.
Location: 808 E Douglas Ave
Time: 11am - 2 AM
Grace HIll Winery & Uno Mas - May 5th
Grace Hill Winery hosts their second annual Cinco De Mayo Party!Live Music from local duo Moddelmog+Hardin starts at 6 PM. Uno Mas Food Truck will be joining them fill your belly with their exquisite Mexican cuisine. Uno Mas will be serving a special Cinco De Mayo menu.
They will have the bar set up serving Grace Hill Wines, our famous Sangria, and for all the non-wine drinkers out there, they will be serving beer as well!
Admission is $10 per carload and is payable at the door. The $10 per carload cover does not include any food or drinks. Seating may be limited so pack an extra lawn chair as well.
Location: 6310 Grace Hill Rd, Whitewater Ks
Time: 6pm - 9 pm
Cost: $10 Cover per carload
Augustino Brewing - May 5th
Cinco de Mayo is special at Agustino Brewing as it's also one of their owner's (Agustine Iacopelli) 40th birthday!
Festivities start at 3 pm for free birthday cake while it lasts. They will have a cornhole tournament 4:30pm-8pm to benefit ICT S.O.S.. $20/2-person team. All players drink $2 pub beers and $3 Signature beers throughout the tournament as our way of saying thanks for helping out a good cause. Sign up online through Eventbrite here
They'll also e serving special Mexican menu items, Mexican beer infusion, and flavored margarita flights: 4 for $12.
Location: 756 N Tyler Rd
Time: 3 pm - 10 pm
Cost: $20 (Only if entering the cornhole tournament)
Dempsey's Pub East - May 5th
Dempsey's East is hosting a Cinco de Mayo/Kentucky Derby Party! Drink specials and pub style tacos are available all day along with a specialty cocktail menu. At 10 pm enjoy live music from Dylan Guthrie and The Good Time Guys out of Lawrence. The event is sponsored by Milagro Tequila, Corona Premium, Pacifico, and Ska Brewing.
Location: 550 N Rock Rd
Cost: No Cover
Roxy's - May 5th
Roxy's Cinco De Mayo celebration features the music of Mariachi Jalisco and dinner by Roxy's own Chef Alan and Cafe on the ROX!
- 5:30 Doors
- 6:00 to 7:00 Dinner
- 6:30 to 8:30 Mariachi Jalisco
- $25 Dinner and Concert
- Family Welcome and Friendly
Location: 412 1/2 E Douglas
Time: 6 Pm - 9 Pm
Reservations Required - 316.265.4400
Sedgwick County Zoo
Keep the Cinco de Mayo party going with food, music, and fun at the Sedwick County Zoo! Exhibitors, authentic Mexican food vendors and live music on the main stage are all part of the festivities during this exciting celebration. And don’t forget to see your favorite Zoo animals while you’re there! Members will be admitted free with a membership card and photo ID. Event sponsored by La Raza 99.7 FM and House of Schwan.
Location: 5555 W Zoo Blvd
Cost: Regular Zoo Admission
SALSA - May 6th
Join WASC (Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center) for their Annual SALSA (Supporters and Leaders Against Sexual Assault) event! Enjoy a one night only menu by Public at the Brickyard’s own Chef Travis. Local beer provided by Central Standard Brewing and Hopping Gnome Brewing Company. and local wine provided by Wheat State Wine Co. and margarita’s sponsored by Foulston Seifkin & Todd Tedesco.This evening helps fund services offered to survivors of sexual assault in our community! Live music by Piper Leigh & The Smokin' Section.
Location: 129 N Rock Island Rd
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $75 (with $50 going directly to WASAC!)