The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. So what better way to celebrate it than with food, friends and margaritas!
There’s only one way to truly have a memorable Cinco de Mayo experience in Los Angeles, and that’s with variety! Who spends their evening at one bar the entire night anymore? It’s all about going to new places, meeting new people and creating new memories. Where better to do it all than at the ‘World Famous Cinco de Mayo Pubcrawl’!
With over a dozen of the best bars, clubs and pubs in on the action, this is set to be one of the best pub crawls in the nation! Register at the infamous Pig N’ Whistle pub to get access to not only one, but TWO pub crawls! Both on Thursday, May 5th and Saturday, May 7th, the crawls will take place from noon to 9:30 p.m.
There’s nothing worse than having to pay a cover charge in LA, but dodge the bullet by getting your tickets for this event and take privilege in visiting some of Hollywood’s infamous watering holes. Pig N’ Whistle, Maui N’ Sons, Green Room, Hard Rock Cafe and Geisha House are just some of the bars that are part of the pub-tastic extravaganza! Enjoy $2 draft cervezas, $4 tequila shots and $5 margaritas! There’s nothing better than spicing up your Cinco de Mayo with variety!
Cinco de Mayo at Olvera Street
Cinco de Mayo at Olvera Street is a traditional celebration with mariachis, folklorico dancers, piñatas and other activities for the kids at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site on Olvera Street in Downtown Los Angeles.
2011 marks the 22nd Anniversary of the largest Hispanic Cinco de Mayo event, in the largest Hispanic market, in the country. Half a million people come out for this annual street party covering 24 square blocks of Downtown Los Angeles. The main event runs just over a mile along Broadway from the Main Stage at Olympic at the south end to another stage at 1st Street to the north. A third stage is located at 9th Street. In between you’ll find lots of food, fun and games for the whole family. Although ostensibly celebrating the Fifth of May, the event takes place Thursday from 11-6.
Past performers include: Lucero, Pedro Fernandez, Azul Azul, Paulina Rubio, Alejandra Guzman, Chayanne, Marco Antonio Solis, Thalia, Marc Anthony, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Selena, Pepe Aguilar, Calle Tres, Ozomatli and more.