Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

Cerveza Jack's Cinco de Mayo
Head to Cerveza Jack’s this Cinco de Mayo for specials on tacos, margaritas, appetizers and more.



Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in San Diego means sangria shots, mariachi bands and endless guacamole. Here’s where you can join the Cinco de Mayo fiesta!

Edited by Madelyn Harris

Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo Festival
May 5-7. Head to historical Old Town for an all-night happy hour (May 5) followed by two days of festivities—including Ballet Folklorico, live music, children’s activities, a lowrider car show and lucha libre matches—all celebrating Mexican heritage and pride. Along San Diego Avenue and in Old Town Historic State Park, Old Town. cincodemayooldtown.com

Cinco de Mayo at Café 222
May 5. Terryl Gavre’s popular café will offer a special Cinco de Mayo breakfast exclusive: tamale and eggs. The dish includes one big pork tamale topped with Mexican gravy and served with two eggs, potatoes, re-fried beans and toast. 222 Island Ave., 619.236.9902. cafe222.com

Soda and Swine Specials
May 5. Head to Liberty Station for Mexican fiesta favorites all day long, including a complimentary, educational tasting with Tequila Ocho on the patio accompanies by shots of sangria. Other menu offerings include a Mexican chocolate milkshake, meatball tacos, and Mexican nachos. 2750 Dewer Rd. #104, 619.501.9989. libertystation.com

Cerveza Jack’s
May 5. Enjoy Cerveza Jack’s day drinking specials, with deals on wells, margaritas, Buena Cerveza, cocktails, buckets and appetizers. After drinking, guests can move to Moonshine Beach and enjoy live music from Chris Bandi. 1165 Garnet Ave., 858.999.0158. cervezajacks.com

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Puesto
May 5. 
To celebrate the holiday, enjoy unique food, refreshing drinks and a vibrant atmosphere. Take advantage of Casa Noble Tequila specials, as well as shareable plates like guacamole and ceviche. At The Headquarters location, dance the night away with tunes and remixes from DJ Mr. Mention. 4-10 p.m. Various locations. eatpuesto.com

Casa Guadalajara
May 5-6. In celebration of Cinco de Mayo guests will receive discounts on two Mexican food favorites: chile verde and chile Colorado. Strolling mariachis and folkloric dancers will perform throughout the day and guests can win a variety of promotional giveaway prizes from tequila brands such as Casa Amigos, Hornitos, Partida and Gran Centenario. 4105 Taylor Street, 619.295.5111. casaguadalajara.com

Fiesta at Liberty Station
May 5. Experience the arts with dance performances from Malashock Dance, the music of Key of She Spring and Recreational Music Center’s resident bands, photography of Outside the Lens, artist meet and greets and plenty more. 5-9 p.m. 2640 Historic Decatur Rd. libertystation.com



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