Bring out the sombrero! Saturday, May 5th is Cinco de Mayo and several restaurants across the city are celebrating with food and beverage specials and even some live music!
CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATIONS
Dancing at McCall Plaza: Free Bachata Lessons
May 4 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Instructor Luis Delgadillo will teach you all about this social dance from the Dominican Republic. Afterwards, stick around Downtown Plano for dinner and shopping.
Hub Streat Yappy Hour
May 5 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Dress up your pup and bring him to Yappy Hour on Cinco de Mayo at Hub Streat! Enjoy drink discounts, raffle prizes and a doggie Cinco de Mayo costume contest. The Cinco de Mayo Yappy Hour is a benefit event for Tuckers Gift, a 501C3 organization. They provide pet, food, and vet assistance to low income HIV individuals. Tuckers Gift is funded solely by individual contributions and is 100% volunteers.
Legacy Hall Box Garden Fiesta
May 5 from 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.
With 9 bars, $6 margaritas, 23 food stalls, 3 patios and a 600 square foot outdoor live music stage; Legacy Hall has everything you need to fiesta on Cinco. All 5 bars in the Legacy Hall Box Garden will have their own featured margarita, including the Tiki Marg, TX Marg, Agave Lime Fully Dressed, Marg Snow Cone and more. Tacos Patron, Flautas and Quesadillas (FAQ), and Bravazo will all have special menu items. And Haute Sweets Patisserie will have a special chocolate taco.
Discover an amazing Latin-inspired music lineup:
• 1 p.m. – Russ Hewitt Music – guitar virtuoso
• 5 p.m. – Mariachi Rosas Divinas – an all-female mariachi band
• 9 p.m. – Havana NRG – the real party people
Stick around for a special event! “Cinco” all day and at 11 p.m. there will be a silent disco in the Box Garden!
Mexican Sugar Block Party
May 5 from 11 a.m. – midnight
Second annual Cinco de Mayo block party with drink specials, a DJ, and a mariachi band. Food tents will be serving street tacos and churros. The Keeper will also offer drink cocktails and seafood skewers.
Food and drink specials, prize giveaways all week long, and a special event on Cinco de Mayo featuring the Maestro Dobel Tequila ladies with live music and trivia!
May 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a little early at a tequila paired dinner featuring Casamigos Tequila at Taverna Rossa. The five-course menu is expertly paired with five Casamigos cocktails. $85 per person. Email shannon@33Restaurants.com or call 972-210-9141 for reservations. View the menu here.
May 5 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
This Cinco de Mayo DJ Rocko is bringing a mega fiesta to the Brixton! He’s spinning hip-hop, top 40, Latin, and everything funky with no cover.
May 4: Kick-Off Party!
8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.: Promotion and giveaways from Ghost Tequila.
9 p.m. – midnight: Live music on the patio with Chet Stevens.
All day drink specials: $4 house ‘ritas and $5 glasses of wine.
May 5: Cinco de Mayo!
2 p.m. – midnight: Promotions, drink specials, and giveaways from Corona, Dos XX, Tecate, Olmeca Altos, Avion, 1800, Herradura, Milagro, and Cazadores.
9 p.m. – midnight: Live music on the patio.
All day drink specials: $5 beer-‘ritas and $4 house ‘ritas.
May 6: Brunch!
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Brunch menu offered with $1 mimosas & $3 bloody marys.
All day drink specials: $7 carafes of sangria and $4 house ‘ritas.
Want to celebrate at home? Here’s a simple margarita recipe from a Plano favorite.
For a complete list of restaurants in Plano, visit our dining page.
Cover photo credit: Megan Weaver
Legacy Hall photos credit: Legacy Hall
Mexican Sugar video credit: Visit Plano