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13 Cinco De Mayo Celebrations In Columbus You Won’t Want To Miss

If you’re not too tired from partying it up for May the Fourth, then you’ll definitely want to head out on Saturday for the many Cinco de Mayo celebrations taking place around the city.

There are bar crawls, shopping events, giveaways, drink specials, and more just waiting for you and your friends. Saturday will be all about three things: Tacos, Tequila, and Fun.


2018 Columbus Margarita Fest

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What: This outdoor event will feature taco trucks, live music, and more margaritas than you’ll know what to do with. Tickets are all-inclusive and provide entrance plus five margaritas. This event is 21+ and no children or pets will be admitted.
When: May 5 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 435 W Town St, Columbus, OH 43215

Cousins Maine Lobster & Cinco de Mayo at PiNS

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What: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Pins Mechanical Co. downtown. Cousins Maine Lobster will be on hand serving up delicious lobser tacos.
When: May 5 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Pins, 141 N 4th Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Cinco De Mayo at Big Bang Columbus!

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What: Head to The Big Bang Columbus for the “best Cinco De Mayo Celebration in the Arena District! Drink specials, TACOS, and live all request music all night – its time to dance into summer!
When: May 5 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: The Big Bang, 401 N Front St, Ste 95, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Cinco de Mayo: Day Party

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What: Cinco de Mayo is Park Street Cantina’s favorite holiday, and they’re doing it up right. The party will feature a new taco menu, margaritas, an entire bar dedicated 100% to tequila, the hottest DJ line up in town, and a taco eating contest.
When: May 5 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Where: Park Street Cantina, 491 N Park St, Columbus, OH 43215

Cinco De Mayo Glow Run

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What: Gahanna Parks & Recreation are hosting a Cinco De Mayo Glow Run at Creekside Park. The route will utilize trails along the Big Walnut Creek, illuminated by glowsticks. After the run, there will be live music, food, entertainment, and fun for the whole family.
When: May 5 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Creekside Park, 117 Mill Street, Gahanna, OH 43230

Cinco at Balboa!

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What: Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Balboa at their Cinco de Mayo celebration. The party will be poppin’ all day long with flavored margaritas, boozy slushies, and live Dj’s. Entry is free.
When: May 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Balboa, 1312 Grandview Ave, Grandview Heights, OH 43212

Cinco de Mayo at Mi Tradicion

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What: Ready to dance, drink, and be merry? Mi Tradicion will have live music, food, drinks, dancing, and a DJ for Saturday Salsa Night.
When: May 5 at 2 p.m.
Where: Mi Tradicion, 111 N Stygler Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

Cinco de Mayo Patio Party

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What: Nothing says Cinco de Mayo like a patio fiesta. Fronteras will be offering happy hour deals all day, with $4.50 margaritas and Mexican beer for $2.99. All appetizers will be half off.
When: May 5 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Fronteras, 6608 East Broad St, Columbus, OH 43213

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

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What: Spend your 5th of May shopping at Trove. The Cinco de Mayo special will have festive drinks and snacks to enjoy while you search for new treasures!
When: May 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Trove Warehouse, 2325 Wood Ave, Columbus, OH 43221

Cinco de Mayo at Hop Yard 62

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What: Hop Yard 62 will be hosting a fun fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo. The day will feature beer specials, live music, and “maybe even a piñata”.
When: May 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Hop Yard 62, 4057 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123

Cinco de Mayo Party

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What: Not only will Bar 145 be offering great drink specials all day, they’ve also got live music from Aaron Buckley, Radio City, and The Reaganomics.
When: May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Where: Bar 145, 955 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43212

Cinco de Derby

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What: Can’t choose between celebrating Derby Day and Cinco de Mayo? At Ten Pin Alley, you don’t have to. Drink specials for the day include Coronoritas, Kentuckyritas, Mint Juleps, and Maker’s Peach tea. If you’re hungry, you can snack on Kentucky Hot Brown Enchiladas, Maker’s Mark Carnitas Tacos, or Derby Pie Churros.
When: May 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Ten Pin Alley, 5499 Ten Pin Alley, Hilliard, OH 43026

Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl

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What: Don’t want to stay at one place all day? Join the Cinco de Mayo Park Street Bar Crawl. This ticketed event is 21+ and will feature Park Street Cantina, Granero Lounge, Callahan’s BBR, Dahlia, Park Street Tavern, and more.
When: May 5 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 491 N Park St, Columbus, OH 43215