On Saturday, May 4th, Mex 1 Coastal Cantina in West Ashley is throwing its 7th annual Cinco De Mex1 block party. Doors open at 3 pm.
This year's celebration includes:
- Live music
3 pm - 6 pm: Seitu Solomon Steelpan
5 pm - 8 pm: Strawberry Squad with Ben Fagan
7 pm - 10 pm: The Dubplates
- Indoor and outdoor bars
- Drink specials
- Food stations
- Local Capoeira group (a form of Brazilian Martial Arts)
- Maculele (an Afro-Brazilian Dance played with sticks and machetes)
- Samba dancing and a large drum circle
- Brushfire Collective (flamethrowers)
- Axe Throwing with Blade and Bull
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. If you are under 21, admission is $5. Kids 12 and under get in for free.
The restaurant's Park West and Sullivan’s Island locations will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music and drink specials all weekend. Check out the Mex1 Facebook page for all of the details.