Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas: Where to find deals & celebrations

Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

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By Aleza Freeman

April 11, 2024

Every day is spicy in Vegas, but for Cinco de Mayo, we add extra peppers.

A day full of parties, festivals, food deals, and drink specials, this year’s celebration of Latin culture falls on a Sunday. That means the fun and festivities will stretch through the weekend.

From DJ-driven parties on the Las Vegas Strip to family-friendly festivals, concerts, and food specials at restaurants across the valley, here’s a look at Cinco de Mayo deals and celebrations coloring Sin City on Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5.

Senior fiesta

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 2

Sassy seniors are invited to a free Cinco De Mayo Fiesta with lunch, live entertainment, Bingo, and prizes at the Neighborhood Recreation Center in North Las Vegas. For more information, call 702-633-1600.

Official Clark County celebration

When: 5-9 p.m., May 3

Gather the whole family for Clark County’s official Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Bob Price Park. The free event will include live entertainment like mariachi bands and boxing exhibitions, piñatas, dancing, vendors and bounce houses. To learn more, visit the Get Healthy Clark County website.

Cinco de Drinko

When: Starting at 4 p.m., May 5

Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas will be extra sweet during Cinco de Drinko at The Plaza Hotel & Casino with churros, Pinkbox doughnuts, margaritas, and the largest piñata in downtown Las Vegas. Order micheladas and Modelo (or other drinks on special) at the Carousel Bar while enjoying live mariachi and Latin music, Folklorico dancers, and a DJ. Be sure to head to the Plaza’s photo house to snap selfies with props to commemorate the fiesta.

Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

Photo courtesy of Plaza Hotel & Casino via Facebook.

Cinco Con Servehzah

When: Starting at 3 p.m., May 4

Servehzah Bottle Shop and Tap Room in the downtown Las Vegas Arts District is throwing a fantastic fiesta filled with food, drinks, and live entertainment. Enjoy live performances by Gravedad, Vegas Flow, and Mariachi Alma Del Sol. Food trucks will include El Taco, Don Carnitas, Ole Manny’s Seafood Shack, Saul’s MX Kitchen, and Salsas Balazo. Specials include all-you-can-drink cocktails and beer from Tap Truck (5 p.m.) and all-you-can-eat food from Salsa Balazo (7-9 p.m.) Tickets start at $5.

Cinco de Mayo with El Santo Golpe

When: 5-8 p.m., May 5

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Water Street Plaza in downtown Henderson for food trucks and a free Cinco de Mayo concert by El Santo Golpe, a festive Latin fusion band influenced by Mexican culture and Mexican folklore. Rancho High School’s Mariachi Oro de Rancho will open the concert.

Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

Photo courtesy of El Santo Golpe via Facebook.

Cinco De Mayo with Radio Mayhem

When: Noon-4 p.m., May 5

Head off the beaten path to Mountain Springs Saloon in Blue Diamond (about a 20-minute drive from Las Vegas) for a high-energy Cinco de Mayo concert by Radio Mayhem. The band performs covers by rock bands like Queen, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Bruno Mars, Pat Benatar, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, and many more.

Discover the children’s museum

When: All day, May 5

Little learners can experience Mexican culture on Cinco de Mayo at the Discovery Children’s Museum. At Toddler Town on Level 1, children will create a Mexican flag while on Level 3 at Young at Art, they will create a colorful creature inspired by Alebrija sculptures from Oaxaca. Also on Level 3, Patents Pending will provide an opportunity for kids to test their knowledge of Mexican geography.

Lunch or dinner at Vic’s Las Vegas

When: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., May 5

Savor a special Mexican-inspired menu and live jazz on Cinco de Mayo at Vic’s Las Vegas. Located across from the Discovery Museum in Symphony Park in downtown Las Vegas, this jazz lounge and restaurant will add a hint of sophistication to your celebration. Reservations are recommended.

Mariachi Brunch at La Mona Rosa

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., May 5

Kick off your day with the Mariachi Brunch at La Mona Rosa in downtown Las Vegas. Home to Executive Chef Isidro Marquez-Castillo’s authentic Central Mexican cuisine, La Mona Rosa also features handcrafted cocktails, made with mezcal, tequila, rums, and whiskey sourced from Mexico. Reservations are recommended.

Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

Photo courtesy of La Mona Rosa via Facebook.

Baja Miguels

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., May 3-5

Baja Miguels and Miguel’s Tequila Bar at the South Point Hotel & Casino will offer a special three-course meal for Cinco de Mayo with an appetizer, main course, and dessert for $21.95. They will also offer select shots for $5-$7 and Mexican beer in a bottle for $5.

Michoacán Mexican Restaurant

When: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., May 5

There will be fun for all ages at Michoacán Mexican Restaurant for Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy drink specials, mariachi music, and gourmet Mexican food. For more information, call (702) 385-4636.

Day clubs and nightclubs

Dance and drink the day and night away with DJs at a legendary Las Vegas club on Cinco de Mayo. The revelry begins at the pool on May 3 and lasts throughout the weekend. DJs include:

May 3, 11 a.m.

  • Diplo at Encore Beach Club, Encore Las Vegas
  • DJ Sourmilk at Marquee Dayclub, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • Deorro at Tao Beach Club, Venetian Resort

May 3, 10:30 p.m.

  • Tyga at Hakkassan Nightclub, MGM Grand
  • Tiesto at Omnia, Caesars Palace
  • Kygo at XS Nightclub, Wynn Las Vegas
  • Tip at Marquee Dayclub, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

May 4, 11 a.m.

  • Alesso, Tao BeachClub, Venetian Resort
  • Zedd at Wet Republic Ultra Club, MGM Grand
  • DJ Pauly D, Marquee Dayclub, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • David Guetta, Encore Beach Club, Encore Las Vegas

May 4, 10:30 p.m.

  • Steve Aoki at Omnia, Caesars Palace
  • O.T. Genasis at Tao Nightclub, Venetian Resort
  • The Chainsmokers at XS Nightclub, Wynn Las Vegas
  • Mustard at Marquee Nightclub, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

May 5, 11 a.m.

  • DJ Nova at Liquid Pool Lounge, Aria Las Vegas
  • Nelly at Tao Beachclub, Venetian Resort
  • Ying Yang Twins with Justin Credible at Marquee Dayclub, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

Photo courtesy of Tao Group Hospitality.

Pub and pool crawls

Why wander aimlessly on Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas when you can wander on a self-guided or guided pub or pool tour like these:

  • The Fremont Street Bar Crawl in downtown Las Vegas includes food and drink specials, a scavenger hunt, and free entry at nearly a dozen venues.
  • On the Las Vegas Pool Crawl, you’ll ride a party bus with free drinks to see performances by DJs at a variety of day clubs on the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Explore the festive flavors of Mexico on the Tacos and Tequila Bar Crawl, starting at 4 p.m. on May 4 at Hennessey’s Tavern in downtown Las Vegas. Crawl your way through several venues with food and drink specials, live music, and plenty of people to party with. One shot, one taco, and free entry to all venues are included.
  • In Henderson, the annual Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl takes place from 5-11 p.m. on May 4. Transform your night into a fiesta with a digital map of hidden gems, exclusive food and drink specials, and free entry to participating venues.
Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas: Where To Find Deals & Celebrations

Photo courtesy of PubCrawls.com.

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  • Aleza Freeman

    Aleza Freeman is a Las Vegas native and award-winning journalist with two decades of experience writing and editing lifestyle, travel, entertainment, and human interest stories in Nevada. Her work has appeared in AARP magazine, Haute Living and Nevada Magazine.

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