Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and it’s the perfect occasion to enjoy delicious food, festive drinks, and lively entertainment. This year, there are several exciting events happening in Orlando to mark this special day. Here are some of the top Cinco de Mayo events to check out:
SeaWorld Orlando Cinco de Mayo Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando is known for its marine life exhibits and thrilling rides, but on Cinco de Mayo, the park transforms into a vibrant Mexican market with delicious food and drinks. Visitors can sample traditional Mexican dishes like Tinga de Res Taco, chile relleno, and esquites. There’s also a rum and tequila tasting hut for those who want to indulge in some spirits. And to cool off from the Florida heat, you can enjoy frozen fruit pops or a frozen watermelon lime margarita.
Don’t Tequila My Vibe at The Whole Enchilada Fresh Mexican Grill & Bar
If you are looking for a lively atmosphere to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, head to The Whole Enchilada Fresh Mexican Grill & Bar in Winter Garden. This restaurant is hosting an all-day celebration on May 5 and 6, with $7 and $10 drink specials, live music, and face painting. On Friday, May 5, there’s also an ice luge and a live DJ to keep the party going.
Wall Street Plaza Cinco de Mayo Block Party
If you are in downtown Orlando, don’t miss the Wall Street Plaza Cinco de Mayo Block Party, which is known to be the city’s largest annual celebration. The party kicks off at 3 p.m. on May 5 and goes until 2 a.m. on May 6. Drink specials include $5 Coronas, Modelos, and margaritas, as well as $5 shots of Jose Cuervo. The party also features live music and entertainment.
Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl in Downtown Orlando
For those who want to explore different venues and enjoy complimentary premium drinks, the Cinco de Mayo Bar Crawl in Downtown Orlando is a great option. Ticket holders get four complimentary premium drinks and free cover charges to various bars and clubs. The crawl starts at 5:30 p.m. at HOOCH and ends at the Wall Street Plaza Cinco Party at 9:45 p.m.
Mexican-Style Carnival in Downtown Orlando
For a family-friendly celebration, head to the Mexican-Style Carnival in Downtown Orlando. This event features feria games, live music, a mechanical bull, and of course, tacos and tequila. Admission is free, and the party runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 208 E Colonial Drive.
In conclusion, Orlando offers a wide variety of Cinco de Mayo events to choose from, whether you want to enjoy delicious food and drinks, dance to live music, or explore different venues. Make sure to check out these top events and celebrate this festive holiday with friends and family.