17 Cinco de Mayo Events in Tampa Bay

It’s the time of year where we all eat our weight in tacos and tequila. A lot of places in Tampa Bay are throwing events and parties for us to have our fun. Just FYI…please don’t wear Mexican attire as a costume.

Here are a few Cinco de Mayo events in Tampa Bay to be aware of:

Anchor & Brine Stop by for waterfront views, 1/2-priced tacos, and $5 margs with Corona and Modelo. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., dinner starts at 4 p.m. 505 Water St., Tampa, 813-314-6650.

American Social Indulge in a variety of tequila and Corona specials all day long with a Hornitos sampling from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Come back the next day when 2 special guests serve up Dos Hombres mezcals from 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Cinco de Mayo specials range $6-30.  601 S Harbour Island Blvd. Unit 107, Tampa, 813-605-3333.

[email protected] Have some margs off their special feature menu and enjoy the Espolón samples from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Dance the night away with DJ Will as he spins until 2 a.m. Starts at 7 p.m. 548 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-914-7424. @[email protected] on Facebook. 

Bullfrog Creek Brewing Co. Celebrating all day with with a special food menu, Margarita Gose beer, live music, and more. Starts at noon. 3632 Lithia Pinecrest Rd., Valrico, 813-703-8835. @bullfrogcreekbrewing on Facebook.

Caddy’s Treasure Island Fiesta time with live music and a jalapeño eating contest. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. 9000 W Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, 727-360-4993. @caddystreasureisland on Facebook. 

Casa Tina Their 30th fiesta includes live music all night long. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 365 Main St., Dunedin, 727-734-9226.

Dirty Laundry Trade Cuban sandwiches for tacos and mojitos for margaritas. Specials of the day range $3-8. Starts at noon. 1742 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-493-0040. @DirtyLaundryStPete on Facebook.

Downtown Crawlers Grab the besties and support local bars on a bar crawl through South Tampa and Downtown Tampa. $20-100. 4 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Various locations.

Duffy’s Sports Grill The sports bar is throwing a fiesta on Cinco de Mayo featuring some of their favorites like Buffalo Chicken Tacos and Dos Hombres Mezcalitas available for dine-in, takeout, and delivery. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. $3-6. Various locations.

Fenway Hotel Head over for a relaxing Cinco de Mayo at the hotel’s Sunset Jazz Series. Street tacos and drink specials are available. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, 574-250-3438.

Grand Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Join them at all locations for Cantarito gifts, live music, and drink specials. Festivities start at 10 a.m. Various locations.

No Vacancy Live music, tacos, tequila, and cerveza on deck! Specials range $3-7. Starts at noon. 937 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-308-7878. @novacancystpete on Facebook

Park & Rec DTSP An all-day fiesta with a live mariachi band and several tacos, tequila, and cerveza specials so take your picks. Starts at noon. 100 4th St. S., St. Petersburg, 727-245-9100. @ParkRecDTSP on Facebook. 

Publix Greenwise at Water Street Stop by for one-day specials on on burrito bowls, Mexican-style pizzas, drinks, and more. If you see an avocado illustration in the aisles, let an associate know to claim a gift card prize. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Various locations.

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar Guests are invited to party all day and night with live music, authentic Mexican cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and 300 tequila varieties. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 2223 N Westshore Blvd. Unit 203, Tampa, 813-800-8226.

Sal Y Mar Look out at the gorgeous Tampa skyline while enjoying all the food and drink specials of the night, including celebrating The Rock’s birthday with his Teremana tequila brand. $4-22 for specials. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5 p.m.-11 p.m. 3650 Midtown Dr., Tampa, 813-692-333-. 

WOB Bar & Kitchen Enjoy an all-day Cinco de Mayo-themed Happy Hour with drink and food specials. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Various locations. 

Which Cinco de Mayo events in Tampa Bay are you going to?