Cinco de Mayo is here and everyone is searching for the best local events to celebrate the day with a party and a margarita.
This year Newport is hosting some fun ways for everyone to enjoy Cinco de Mayo, with beautiful waterfront venues, high quality restaurants, outdoor celebrations, and unique experiences!
We hope you are as excited as we are, which is why we put together a list of Cinco de Mayo events happening in Rhode Island listed below.
History Lesson: Cinco de Mayo (or the fifth of May) commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Diego’s on Bowen’s Wharf with a fresh margarita, tacos and the Corona girls, who will be on hand buying beers and giving out promo gear starting at 4pm. Diegos basically is open 11am-10pm kitchen and later for the bar with featured drinks and the patio will be open if it’s nice out!
Diego’s – 11 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport
2. Brick Alley Pub
Celebrate Cinco at Brick Alley Pub with Nachos, Margaritas, Fish Tacos, El Sully and more!
Brick Alley Pub – 140 Thames Street
3. Perro Salado
Perro Salado will be open from 5pm until 1am celebrating Cinco De Mayo, and if the weather permits you’ll be sipping margaritas and eating guacamole on their patio! Live music with The Throtlles at 9pm!
Perro Salado – 19 Charles Street, Newport
4. Wharf Pub
Diego’s sister restaurant, Wharf Pub, will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo all day long on Thursday.
They will also be offering $10 loaded taco plates, Stone’s XOCEVEZA on Nitro and more!
Wharf Pub – 37 Bowen’s Wharf
5. Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Fluke will have $5 margaritas and $2 coronas with a purchase of $5 beef or fish tacos from 4-5:30.
Fluke – 41 Bowen’s Wharf
6. Pour Judgement
Cinco De Mayo Festivities @ Pour Judgement include: 5PM – Fiesta Inspired Food Specials, 7PM – Modelo Giveaways and at 11PM – Piñata Beating.
Other Rhode Island Cinco de Mayo Events
InDowncity Providence’s Sixth Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party 2016
260 Westminster St., Providence
This annual block party is nothing like you’ve been to before! This family-friendly event includes face painting, balloons, sidewalk chalk, masks and more!
Cinco de Mayo Ballroom Dance Party (Studio One RI and RI USA Dance)
85 Industrial Circle, suite 4102, Lincoln, RI
Do something out of the ordinary this Cinco de Mayo and learn a new form of dancing! Dance to Latin and swing music or participate in Batchata lessons! Either way, you will leave their feeling like an expert!
Whiskey Rebublic’s Cinco de Mayo Waterfront Party
15 Bridge St., Providence
One of the best waterfront parties in Rhode Island, enjoy a night of dancing, drinking, and lots of prizes! Indulge in coronas, tequila and Mexican food, along with live music all day and all night.
Agave Mexican Grill’s Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party
444 Quaker Lane, Warwick
Come join Agave Mexican Grill’s annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party! Enjoy a night of live music, dancing, limbo, frozen tee contests, prizes, pinatas, our big giveaway and more! So break out the sombrero and mark your calendars for a “spicy” Cinco de Mayo Celebration!
Ocean Mist Beach Bar’s Cinco de Mayo Margarita Fiesta & Beach Party with SANTA MAMBA
895 Matunuck Beach Rd., Wakefield
What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than on the beach? Rock out with SANTA MAMBA while sipping on coronas and tequila!