Cinco de Mayo Specials

May 05 2011 - 4:07 PM

Happy Cinco de Mayo. There are plenty of events and restaurants to enjoy on this Mexican Independence Day celebration. Check out these events happening tonight and throughout the weekend.

Cinco de Mayo Festival

The Cinco de Mayo festival is held May 6-8 in Little Village. For three days you can enjoy food, drinks, and live music. There are also many activities for kids and families.

The event is from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Located at 26th Street & Kostner.


Celebrate the day at this trendy spot with tacos, live music, and awesome margaritas. They also have their original punch made with reposado tequila, red wine–pear syrup and fresh citrus available. Their tacos are great and so is the atmosphere.

Located at 108 W Kinzie Street.

Phone: 312-329-9555

Taco Joint

Head over to Taco Joint to try some truly original taco recipes including duckcarnitas and cochinita. Also, margaritas and palomas are on special for $5. Sounds delicious.

Located at 1969 N Halsted Street.

Phone: 312-951-2457

Moe's Cantina

If you're looking for some live entertainment, head over to Moe's Cantina for a live ensemble that's sure to be enjoyable. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.

Located at 155 W. Kinzie Street.

Phone: 312-245-2000


For those interested in an authentic dining experience, head over to Carnivale to try some authentic Spanish cuisine. They have some special Cinco de Mayo dishes along with their usual meat and cheese plate options.

Located at 702 West Fulton Market.

Phone: 312-805-5005

Enjoy your weekend celebrations!

–Ashley Streichert