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Cinco De May In Las Vegas
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Cinco De Mayo is a Friday this year and plenty of venues are making a day (and sometimes more) out of it for the celebration.
Here's some specials and events around the Las Vegas valley.
El Segundo Sol
Beginning May 4 until May 7, El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show will be hosting the ultimate Cinco de Mayo extravaganza. To kick things off, the Happy Hour menu will be available all day on May 4 in the bar area, followed by specials on Friday and Saturday such as $5.50 El Jimador Margaritas, $5 Herradura shots and $3 Modelo Drafts. There will be a mariachi band on Friday and live DJs on Saturday. Visit elsegundosol.com for the full lineup of specials and live music.
El Tiempo block party at Texas Station
El Tiempo, the largest Hispanic newspaper in Las Vegas, will host a block party to celebrate Cinco de Mayo sponsored by La Bonita Supermarkets and Friendly Ford from 5 to 10 p.m. May 5. El Tiempo Cinco de Mayo will feature live music, food from the city’s best Hispanic restaurants and food trucks, vendors and a Kids Zone. The free event, with complimentary parking, will also feature live lucha libre matches from local pro-wrestling promotions, Big Valley Wrestling, and the launch of El Tiempo’s upcoming Miss El Tiempo (Nevada USA) pageant. The entertainment line-up includes performances by The Roaming Mariachis, Sengelistli Azteca, Escuadrón Sierreño, Sin City Salseros, Zigma by Polo Armendariz, Voces Divinas de México and La Proyección de Durango.
Hussong's Cantina at Boca Park
Drink specials include Hornitos Reposado Original Margarita (Hornitos Reposado tequila, agave nectar and fresh squeezed lime juice) for $10, Cadillac Margarita (Tres Generations Reposado tequila and a splash of Grand Marnier) for $15, shots of Hornitos Reposado and 901 Blanco are $4 and 24 oz. cans of select beers (Cornoa, Pacifico, Modelo Especial and Modelo Michelada) for $5.
Hussong's Cantina inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
Drink specials include Hornitos Reposado Original Margarita (Hornitos Reposado tequila, agave nectar and fresh squeezed lime juice) for $12, Cadillac Margarita (Tres Generations Reposado tequila and a splash of Grand Marnier) for $18 and shots of Hornitos Reposado and 901 Blanco are $5.
Pancho's Mexican Restaurant
Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, located in Downtown Summerlin, will host an all-day fiesta featuring mariachis, traditional Mexican food and tequila shot specials on May 5. A mariachi band will perform traditional Mexican music for revelers from noon to 5 p.m. both inside and outside the restaurant. Available throughout the restaurant, tequila specials will include shots of Hornitos silver and Hornitos Lime, Hornitos Black Barrel, and Hornitos Spiced Honey tequilas, priced at $5 and shots of Patrón silver, priced at $9. Handcrafted margaritas will also be available for purchase, including the Jalapeño Margarita, made with Zarco Silver tequila mixed with house-made margarita mix, triple sec, and topped with sliced jalapeño and a Tajín powder rim garnish, priced at $10.75. Inside the restaurant, guests can enjoy Pancho’s signature menu items including Camarones a la Diabla, made with sautéed shrimp, caramelized onions and roasted garlic simmered in a special Diabla sauce with roasted Gualjillo chiles, served with green rice and grilled julienned vegetables, priced at $19.95 for lunch and $25.95 for dinner; Pancho’s Chimichanga Especial, a flour tortilla filled with chunks of seasoned pork, cheese and green chile verde sauce, deep friend and topped with sour cream and guacamole, served with Mexican-style rice and beans, priced at $15.95 for lunch and $18.95 for dinner; and “Wahoo” Fish Tacos, made with two flour tortillas filled with grilled Wahoo fish, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo and chipotle sour cream, served with Mexican-style rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole, priced at $16.95 for lunch and $18.95 for dinner. Country artist Siana King will round out the night with a live performance in the cantina from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Public School 702
Public School on Tap introduces “Totchos” for Cinco de Mayo. This special dish contains cheese sauce, bacon, red onion, tomato, cojita, cilantro and lime crema. The Totchos are available exclusively on Cinco de Mayo at PS702 for $10.
SLS Las Vegas
There will be beer, tequila and food specials May 5-7. The Cinco de Mayo offers are valid for hotel guests and visitors with an SLS Las Vegas Rewards card. Registration for the rewards card is complimentary and available at the SLS Las Vegas Rewards desk.
The Center Bar and Monkey Bar will offer 24-hour discounts on drinks, including the smoked piña, priced at $12; five-bottle, mix-and-match Mexican beer buckets, priced at $20; a classic margarita and Mexican beer pairing, priced at $15; and $6 classic margaritas.
Foxtail Pool will offer an exclusive cabana package, featuring a bottle of Gran Patrón Platinum, a 12-pack of Corona beer and chips and salsa, priced at $500, from 11 a.m. to close. Additional specials at the resort-style pool will include two-for-one margaritas, made with Deleon Añejo or Corzo Reposado tequilas, from 11 a.m. to close; and $3 chicken or carne asada street tacos from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen will offer 24-hour discounts on popular Mexican fare and all-day drink specials throughout the weekend. Food specials will include: chilaquiles verdes, two fried eggs over tortillas topped with chorizo, Cotija cheese and pico de gallo, priced at $9.95; carne asada street tacos, served with charro beans and chips, priced at $9.95; and steak ranchero, served with rice, charro beans, salsa and corn tortillas, priced at $14.95. Drink specials will include five-bottle, mix-and-match Mexican beer buckets, priced at $20; Mexican beer with a shot of Cazadores Reposado tequila, priced at $10; and $6 classic margaritas.
Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book will raise a glass to Cinco de Mayo with Mexican beers, margaritas and the new Cindy’s Casa Burger, inspired by fashion icon, Cindy Crawford. Guests may pair Cindy’s Casa Burger, made with two jalapeño-studded beef patties topped with crushed avocado, butter lettuce, oven-roasted tomato, miso mustard, caramelized onions, American cheese, house spread, crispy tortilla chips, salsa brava and queso fresco, with Umami Burger’s classic margarita, for $14.95. Drink specials will include five-bottle, mix-and-match Mexican beer buckets, priced at $20; a Mexican beer and shot special, featuring Cazadores Reposado tequila, priced at $10; and $6 classic margaritas.
Tacos & Tequila
Tacos & Tequila inside Luxor Hotel and Casino will host its “Sexy de Mayo Quatro” fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo from 6 to 9 p.m. on Ma y5, complete withentertainment, dancing, tequila and an appearance by model, social media star and lifestyle writer, Michele Maturo. There will be performances by the stunning and sexy "Las Coyotas" dancers, who will also lead attendees in a dance off. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best dancers of the night, including $1,000 for the winner and $500 for second place. Live music from mariachi band, Mariachi Los Toros, will take place throughout the evening. Drink specials, featuring el Jimador tequila, include the Cinco-Rita, a tropical margarita made with el Jimador reposado, organic agave nectar, Grand Marnier, T&T house-made margarita mix and fresh limes, served on the rocks and priced at $9; the La Paloma, made with el Jimador reposado, fresh squeezed lime juice and Jarritos Toronja grapefruit Mexican soda, priced at $8; and a shot of el Jimador paired with a 12-ounce Dos Equis, for $7. More information on T&T’s Cinco de Mayo bash can be found at tacosandtequilalv.com or by calling 702-262-5225.
Therapy restaurant, located in Downtown Las Vegas, will get into the Cinco de Mayo spirit with food and drink offerings from May 5 through May 7. Featured drinks will include the Cinco Celebration, a classic margarita made with Dos Armadillos tequila, triple sec and lime, poured over ice; and the Fiesta-rita, a frozen margarita made with Dos Armadillos tequila, triple sec and lime. Both cocktails will be priced at $10. The restaurant will also be pouring Dos Armadillos tequila shots, priced at $5. Therapy will also serve Nachos Locos, blue corn tortilla chips topped with braised chicken thighs, tomatillo salsa, white cheddar cheese sauce, fresno chili peppers, avocado and house-made sour cream, priced at $13.95.
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