Charleston's 2017 Cinco de Mayo Round-Up

Looking for some Cinco de Mayo plans? Look below for a few options (check back for updates):

  • 3 Matadors Tequileria
    • Cincopalooza 2017 starting at 11 am at 2447 Ashley River Rd
      • Parking Lot Party
      • Music
      • Giveaways
      • Saturday will be the Milagro bartender competition for a chance to win $100-200 cash
  • 492
    • 492 King Street
      • $4.92 Happy Hour menu (5 pm to 7 pm)
      • FREE tasting of HORNITOS’ Plata, Reposado, Añejo, and Black Barrel Tequilas (5 pm to 7 pm)
      • Specialty cocktail menu
      • Chef Josh Keeler will serve two special dishes
        • Lamb Posole with Geechie Boy Corn, Aji Amarillo Chile, and Heirloom Tomato
        • Ceviche with Nasturtium, Coconut, Green Garlic, and Lime
  • The Alley
    • 131 Columbus Street
    • "Cinco de Drinko" starting at 11 am
      • All day specials
        • $2 Tecates
        • $5 Margaritas
        • $5 Orders of Loaded Nachos
  • Básico
    • Open 11 am to 10 pm at 4399 McCarthy St. in North Charleston
    • $3 Tecate
    • $3 PBR tall boys
    • $8 House margarita
    • $10 Premium margarita w/Camarena
    • $12 Premium w/a floater
  • Bay Street Biergarten
    • 11 am to 11 pm at 549 East Bay Street
      • Food and drink specials
        • Pacifico and Modelo on tap
        • $5 Milagro Margaritas
        • Mexican-inspired specials
  • The Brick
    • Opens at 11 am on 24 Ann Street
      • All day drink specials
      • Live music from Dan's Tramp Stamp and The Money Bags at 10 pm
  • Charleston RiverDogs
    • Cinco de MAYO(nnaise)
    • Game starts at 7:05 pm (gates at 6 pm) at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park
      • "The RiverDogs celebrate one of the more controversial condiment choices on a night of everything mayonnaise. Fans can take part in mayo-related eating contests and condiment hairstyling demos; if sunscreen is not available, baseball patrons are encouraged to use mayonnaise as a suitable replacement"
      • Red Shirt Friday
        • Wear red to the box office to support the military and save $1 off your ticket OR donate that dollar to the Palmetto Military Support Group Red Shirt Friday
      • Post-game fireworks
  • Cinco de Mayo Festival
    • Will be held at the Visitor Center Bus Shed on Saturday, May 6th
    • 7 pm to 11 pm
      • Live music
      • Food
      • Drinks
      • Click here for more info
  • Ghost Monkey Brewery
    • Cinco de Mayo Networking Happy Hour and MeetUp from 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    • 522 Wando Lane
      • First Friday Charleston will host a Networking Happy Hour
      • Ghost Monkey has brewed a special beer for the event
      • Live music
      • The Cuban Pantry Food Truck will be on site
  • Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts
    • Open until 2 am at 481 King Street
      • Coconut Lime Doughnuts (vegan/gluten free)
      • Sour Cherry Margarita Boozy Doughnuts
      • Pineapple Jalapeño Doughnuts
      • Mexican Chocolate Doughnuts
      • Horchata beverages
      • Flan
      • Breakfast Tacos
  • The Granary
    • 835 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant
    • Taco Happy Hour: 5 pm - 7 pm
      • Taco options include:
        • Shrimp - tempura shrimp, Kimchi aioli, daikon, cucumber salad
        • Pork - crispy pork, sweet onions, cilantro, radish, corn tortilla
        • Chicken - guajillo chili braised, crispy potato, green goddess, cilantro
        • Fish- pineapple salsa, chipotle sour cream
      • Margaritas
  • HonkyTonk Saloon
    • May 5th & 6th
    • 192 College Park Rd. in Ladson
      • 2 Coronas for $5.50
      • $5 Margaritas
      • $3 lime-a-rita jello shots
      • $2 Beef Tacos
      • Click here for more
  • Juan Luis
    • Located inside Workshop at 1503 King Street
    • John Lewis’s new Tex Mex venture hosts its grand opening on Cinco de Mayo
  • Le Farfalle
    • May 6th & 7th only
    • 15 Beaufain Street
    • “Mike’s Menudo Brunch” featuring a special Tex-Mex menu
      • Dishes include breakfast tacos, huevos rancheros, sizzling fajitas, brunch cocktails.
      • Click here to see the full menu
    • Reservations are available on Resy
  • Manny's Neighborhood Grille
    • "Cinco de Manny's" at multiple locations
      • 2 for $5 chicken or shrimp tacos
      • Half priced chicken or cheese quesadillas
      • Buckets of six Dos Equis, Corona, and Corona Light for $18
      • $3 Margaritas
      • $3 Mojitos
      • Live music
  • Mex 1
    • Mex 1 Coastal Cantina in West Ashley hosts a Cinco de Mayo Block Party starting at 4 pm
      • Two outside bars
      • Mex 1 food truck
      • Capoeira Dancers and fire hoopers
      • Live music from Batida 55 from 4 pm until 7 pm, followed by The Dubplates and their Box Full of Steel album release party
      • The Bridge 105.5 will be broadcasting live
      • $5 suggested donation at the door benefits Surfrider Charleston Foundation
      • Food and drink specials all day
    • Sullivan’s Island celebrates starting at 5 pm
      • Live music from Return of the Mac followed by Mission Critical
      • Food and drink specials all day
  • Ms. Rose's
    • 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
      • Live music by Fanaticus on the patio (5 pm to 7 pm)
      • $4 shots of Espolón Blanco Tequila
      • Specialty Margaritas for $6
  • Nacha Mama's Taqueria
    • Both locations
      • $4 Margaritas
      • $3 Tecates
      • $3 Coronas
      • $2 Tacos
      • Live music
  • Pancito & Lefty
    • 708 King Street
    • 3 pm to 9 pm
      • DJ 'Just Say Joel' at 3 pm
      • Live music by Emerald Empire Band featuring Mike Quinn at 5 pm
      • Whiskey Diablo at 7 pm
      • Special Guests in the lot - La Morra Pizzeria, Chef Alex Lira, and Red Rose Vintage
      • Original Margaritas & local beers on tap
  • Party at the Point
    • Cinco De Mayo Jam with The Dead 27s and The Trongone Band at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina
    • 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
      • $7 admission
      • Cash Only for entry and food/beer inside the venue
  • Red Drum
    • 803 Coleman Blvd in Mount Pleasant
      • $5 specials
        • Chicken quesadilla
        • Single enchilada
        • Margaritas/Palomas
        • Milagro Tequila Shot
  • The Royal American
    • Cinco de Mayo Royale benefiting the Charleston Parks Conservancy
    • 3 pm - 7:30 pm
      • Live music from local band Brianna Y Sus Guardianes Del Norte
      • Tacos from the Rebel Taqueria food truck
      • Admission is only $5 and all proceeds benefit the Charleston Parks Conservancy
  • SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar
    • Starts 4 pm at both the Mt. Pleasant and Summerville locations
      • A cruise giveaway to Mexico
      • Drink specials
      • Live music
      • $5 fresh juiced Cinco Margaritas all day long
      • Live music on the patio will begin at 5 pm at both locations
  • Taco Boy
    • 11 am - 11 pm at the downtown location (217 Huger Street)
  • Tijuana Flats
    • 1097 North Main Street in Summerville
    • $2 Mexican Drafts (May 5-7, 4-8 pm only)
    • $2 Tacos (May 6-7)
    • $2 Churros (May 6-7)
    • $2 Chips and Salsa (May 6-7)
  • Verde
    • All locations
      • $5 Mesa Verdes all day

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