Cinco de Mayo City and Suburban Fiesta Guide

Grab your sombreros and get ready to party because Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday!  With the White Sox away this weekend and after the Cubs (hopefully win) at home, it will be time to celebrate Mexican heritage across Chicago land.  After all, Chicago has the third largest Mexican population in the United States (per the 2010 U.S. Census).

Outlined below are a few places in the city and the suburbs to fiesta that range from live maracas to metal music!


Cactus Bar & GrillGather your amigos for $5 house margaritas, $4 Pacifico drafts, and $20 Mexican buckets. In addition, our Mexican-inspired dishes, including mini tostadas, spicy chicken quesadillas, and house made salsa and guacamole will keep the fiesta going.

Dos DiablosGet the fiesta started early – Dos Diablos opens for Brunch at 11am.  Margaritas, Tacos, Beer and Bull Riding all day inside Dos Diablos. Outdoor event starts at 5pm. LIVE MUSIC 6-10pm from He Said, She Said and The Lounge Puppets!

Moe’s CantinaFree live performance by Sones De Mexico Ensemble Chicago on Cinco De Mayo! Performance times are 6-7pm and 7:30-8:30pm. 

Park WestAuthentic Masked Mexican Wrestling with Lucha Superstars Sicodelico, Rey Bucanero, Matt Classic, Samurai Del Sol and many more!

Salud LoungeBBQ Grill, Beer, and Margaritas, Angel D’Cuba live band, MAZI Zumba Dance, Mariachis, Carpacho y Su Super Combo – salsa band.


KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort in Gurnee: 

Celebrate the heritage and pride of Mexico with a cultural experience at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. Be a part of the colorful holiday with authentic performers, themed fun-tivities, and surprises at every destination throughout the resort.

Includes: Overnight accommodations in a Queen Deluxe Stateroom, Admission to Lost Paradise Indoor Waterpark, Cinco de Mayo-themed crafts, games and piñata, “Desfile de Sombreros” Parade of Hats, Mariachi Band, Castanet Dancers, Salsa dance party, Food and margarita specials. Room rates starting at $139.95.

Austin’s Fuel Room in Libertyville: Modern Day Romeo’s and X-Factor

Durty Nellie’s in Palatine: Wedding Banned with the Cinco De Make Out Bash with outdoor tent to party in

Mojoe’s in Joliet: Hed 2 Head Tour 3 featuring (hed) PE, American Head Charge, Corvus, Tenafly Viper

Brauerhouse in Lombard: Space of Mind, Incubator Crimes, Kurt Curtis

Tailgaters in Bolingbrook: Hairbangers Ball






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